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Agence France-Presse . Beijing

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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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    China calls on all mosques to raise national flag

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:24am on May 22, 2018

    All Chinese mosques should raise the national flag to ‘promote a spirit of patriotism’ among Muslims, the country’s top Islamic regulatory body has declared, as...

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    Xi, Modi agree to reduce border tensions

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

    Chinese president Xi Jinping and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi ended informal meetings Saturday with a promise to reduce border tensions after a high-altitude standoff...

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    Chinese club positive over signing Iniesta

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:50pm on April 21, 2018

    The top sponsor of Chinese club Chongqing Dangdai Lifan has said he is ‘positive’ over signing Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta for next season.....

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    China enforces ban on online Bible sales

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:18am on April 07, 2018

    Bibles have been pulled from Chinese online retailers in ‘recent days’, merchants said on Friday, as Communist authorities ramp up control over religious worship....

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    Kim says N Korea to take part in Olympics

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 09:46pm on March 31, 2018

    Kim Jong Un is committed to sending North Korean teams to the Tokyo and Beijing Olympics, IOC chief Thomas Bach said Saturday after a rare...

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    Xi poised to extend power as China set to lift term limits

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:02am on February 26, 2018

    Xi Jinping, China’s most powerful leader for decades, could stay in office indefinitely after the Communist Party called for the removal of presidential term limits...

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