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Agence France-Presse . Beijing

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    China hosts Silk Road summit

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:52am on May 15, 2017

    China on Sunday touted its new Silk Road as ‘a project of the century’ at a summit highlighting its growing leadership on globalisation, but a...

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    London-China train completes 12,000km run

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:17am on April 30, 2017

    Laden with whisky and baby milk, the first freight train linking China directly to the UK arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu Saturday...

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    China bans long beards, veils in Xinjiang

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:45am on April 02, 2017

    China has announced bans on beards and veils in its remote violence-wracked Xinjiang region as part of tighter ‘anti-extremism’ regulations that also prohibit refusing to...

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    China hail Lippi after win

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:52pm on March 24, 2017

    Chinese fans and state-run media heaped praise on coach Marcello Lippi on Friday after a stunning win over South Korea kept their World Cup qualifying...

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    AIIB approves inclusion of 13 new members

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:26pm on March 23, 2017

    The China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank said Thursday it has approved 13 new prospective members including Canada, in a coup for Beijing after Washington failed...

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    More than 20,000 Myanmar refugees enter China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:01am on March 10, 2017

    More than 20,000 Myanmar refugees have entered China, fleeing areas along the border after violent clashes broke out between the south east Asian country’s army...

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    Barca launch major academy in China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:45pm on February 24, 2017

    Ronaldinho launched a Barcelona academy for about 1,000 students in China on Friday as the world’s most populous nation pursues its grand ambitions in the...

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    China set to bid for Costa, Cavani

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:02am on January 18, 2017

    China’s clampdown on big spending football clubs has scuppered a bid by Tianjin to buy Diego Costa and a host of other Europe-based stars, its...

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    China fines GM unit $29m for ‘price-fixing’

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:49pm on December 24, 2016

    Beijing has fined the Chinese unit of General Motors nearly $29 million for ‘infringing on the rights of consumers and its competitors’ via price-fixing, Shanghai...

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    China in battle over market economy status

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:52pm on December 11, 2016

    China’s battle for recognition as a market economy that would help it avoid penalties from key trade partners has been thwarted, as a key clause...

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