Agence France-Presse . Beijing

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    10,000 killed in 1989 Tiananmen crackdown: UK cable

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:07am on December 24, 2017

    At least 10,000 people were killed in the Chinese army’s crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in June 1989, according to a newly...

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    China, Myanmar hail close ties amid Rohingya outcry

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:05am on December 02, 2017

    Chinese president Xi Jinping and Aung San Suu Kyi touted their nations’ close ties on Friday as Myanmar’s civilian leader, under fire over the Rohingya...

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    China U-20 footballers’ Germany tour suspended

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:05am on November 26, 2017

    The Chinese Under-20 football team’s controversial tour of Germany has been suspended following a row over activists who unfurled Tibetan flags...

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    China slams Indian road project on border

    Agence France-presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:53am on August 25, 2017

    China slammed India Thursday over a report that it plans to build a road in territory disputed between the two countries, after weeks of tension...

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    China, India locked in high-stakes, high-altitude border row

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:57am on July 28, 2017

    A border standoff between Chinese and Indian troops on a remote Himalayan plateau has heightened long-standing tensions while ensnaring a tiny kingdom, Bhutan, between the...

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    China to ‘step up’ troop deployment

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:43am on July 25, 2017

    China warned on Monday that it will step up its troop deployment in a border dispute with India, vowing to defend its sovereignty at ‘whatever...

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    US to ban travel to N Korea after Warmbier death

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:10am on July 22, 2017

    The United States will bar Americans from travelling to North Korea in the coming weeks, travel agencies said Friday, a month after a US tourist,...

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    Conte praises Morata

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:05am on July 22, 2017

    Chelsea manager Antonio Conte marvelled Friday at the ‘crazy’ transfer fees demanded for players, though he praised 80-million-euro ($92.2-million) newcomer Alvaro Morata as a young...

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    Indian troop withdrawal precondition for peace: China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:04am on July 06, 2017

    China warned Wednesday that the withdrawal of Indian troops from disputed territory was a precondition for peace as tensions rise in a border row between...

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    Beijing’s rickshaws teeter between tradition, survival

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:28pm on May 31, 2017

    The makeshift red-canopied vehicles are ubiquitous in Beijing: rickshaws traversing narrow alleyways and skyscraper-lined avenues alike....