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    Jaguar Land Rover to cut thousands of UK jobs after China, diesel slump

    Reuters . London | Updated at 05:56pm on January 10, 2019

    Britain’s biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is set to cut thousands of jobs as the company faces lower demand in China and a slump in...

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    China must act to stem Myanmar’s runaway meth trade

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 08:42pm on January 08, 2019

    China should rein in the methamphetamine-producing militias under its influence in eastern Myanmar and stem the flow of precursor chemicals fuelling the multi-billion-dollar drug trade,...

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    Kim visits China ahead of expected Trump summit

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:53am on January 08, 2019

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived Tuesday on an unannounced visit to Beijing for talks with president Xi Jinping, as preparations ramp up for...

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    Southeast Asia wary of China’s Belt and Road project: survey

    Reuters . Singapore | Updated at 12:47am on January 07, 2019

    Southeast Asian countries should be cautious in negotiating with China on its flagship Belt and Road Initiative to avoid being trapped in unsustainable debt, 70...

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    China to crack down on diesel trucks, raise fuel standards

    Reuters . Shanghai | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2019

    China will take action against highly-polluting diesel trucks by imposing tougher fuel and engine standards, raising rail freight volumes and strengthening its monitoring capabilities, new...

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    In space, US sees a new rival

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2019

    During the Cold War, US eyes were riveted on the Soviet Union’s rockets and satellites. But in recent years, it has been China’s space programmes...

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    Bangladesh trade deficit falls by 12pc in July-Nov on rising exports

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2019

    The country’s trade deficit eased by 12.46 per cent or $0.95 billion in July-November of the current 2018-2019 fiscal year compared with that in the...

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    US warns citizens of arbitrary action in China

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:31am on January 04, 2019

    The United States warned its citizens Thursday they could face arbitrary action by authorities when they visit China, following the detention of a number of...

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    China weakness pressures global stocks as Apple cuts sales forecast

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:59pm on January 03, 2019

    Weak Chinese economic data weighed on global stocks Wednesday and the slowdown fears were poised to inflict even more damage after Apple slashed its revenue...

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    Bangladesh-China ink contract on Dhaka Bypass

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:16pm on January 03, 2019

    Bangladesh and China have signed a concession contract to upgrade Dhaka Bypass under a public-private partnership arrangement. A consortium of companies from Sichuan Road and...