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    China backs 50pc Bangladesh coal-fired projects: report

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:20am on November 21, 2019

    A new report released globally on Wednesday revealed China is financing over a quarter of all coal-fired plants being established around the globe and many...

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    Alibaba raises up to $12.9b in HK listing

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 02:44pm on November 20, 2019

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group raised up to $12.9 billion in a landmark listing in Hong Kong, the largest share sale in the city in...

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    Taiwan president says China interfering in election

    Reuters . Taipei | Updated at 10:23pm on November 19, 2019

    China is interfering in Taiwan’s elections ‘every day’ as it seeks to damage the island’s democracy, Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen said on Tuesday, after China...

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    15 killed in Chinese coal mine explosion

    United News of Bangladesh . Beijing | Updated at 03:37pm on November 19, 2019

    A coal mine explosion killed 15 people in north China’s Shanxi province, state media reported on Tuesday...

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    Worried family members wait outside occupied HK PolyU campus

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 02:34pm on November 19, 2019

    Relatives of some of the young pro-democracy protesters holed up inside a Hong Kong university held anxious vigil Tuesday as police vowed to arrest everyone...

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    Protesters set fire to HK PolyU campus entrance to prevent police

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:08pm on November 18, 2019

    Pro-democracy demonstrators holed up in a Hong Kong university campus set the main entrance ablaze Monday to prevent surrounding police moving in, after officers warned...

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    HRW censures China, Russia, 7 other nations

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:30am on November 18, 2019

    Human Rights Watch on Sunday criticised nine countries for their failure in supporting adaptation of a resolution at the UN on the situation of human...

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    China, US had ‘constructive’ phone call on trade: report

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:08am on November 18, 2019

    China and United States had ‘constructive talks’ on trade in a high-level phone call on Saturday, state media Xinhua said. China’s vice-premier Liu He, US...

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    Leaked China documents reveal no mercy in Xinjiang

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:08pm on November 17, 2019

    A rare and huge leak of Chinese government documents has shed new light on a security crackdown on Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region, where president...

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    Chinese worker kills compatriot at Payra power plant

    Our Correspondent . Patuakhali | Updated at 09:37pm on November 17, 2019

    A Chinese labourer at under-construction ‘Bangladesh-China Power Generation Company’, better known as Payra power plant, at Dhankhali in Kalapara of Patuakhali was hacked to death...