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Agence France-Presse . Beijing

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    China, US surplus hits record, adding fuel to trade war

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2018

    China’s trade surplus with the United States ballooned to a record $34.1 billion in September, despite a raft of US tariffs, official data showed Friday,...

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    China’s ultra wealthy buffeted as trade war bites

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:05am on October 11, 2018

    China’s ultra wealthy saw their ranks thinned this year as the trade war with the US pummelled stocks and shredded billions of dollars of paper...

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    Don’t call me cool, says Osaka

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2018

    Naomi Osaka is the reigning US Open champion, the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam singles title and a fast-rising star of tennis --...

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    Senior China securities regulator jailed for graft

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:05am on September 29, 2018

    The former deputy head of China’s top securities regulator was handed an 18-year prison sentence for taking bribes and insider trading Friday....

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    11 dead, dozens hurt as driver rams into crowd in China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:41am on September 14, 2018

    Two more people have died after a driver ploughed into a crowded Chinese public square, bringing the death toll to 11, local officials said Thursday....

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    Fan last in social responsibility ranking

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 08:59pm on September 11, 2018

    China’s highest paid film star Fan Bingbing, who has not been seen in public since July, was placed last in an academic report ranking A-list...

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    Alibaba's Jack Ma 'to retire and focus on philanthropy'

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 09:42am on September 08, 2018

    Jack Ma, the executive chairman of the Alibaba e-commerce empire, decided to retire and focus on philanthropy, BBC reports quoting the New York Times. MA...

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    19 dead in China hotel fire

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:30am on August 26, 2018

    A fire that broke out at a hotel in China on Saturday left at least 19 people dead and 23 injured, state media said, with...

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    Mosque protest highlights China’s shrinking religious spaces

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:05am on August 12, 2018

    Thousands of demonstrators gathered at a mosque in China to stop its government-ordered demolition, a participant said Saturday, as Beijing’s increasingly harsh policies against religion...

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    Tibet bans religious activities for students

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:34am on July 25, 2018

    Students in Tibet have been banned from taking part in religious activities over the summer holidays, Chinese state media reported Tuesday....

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