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    Lack of innovation is Achilles heel for Chinese economy: Xi Jinping

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 02:34pm on May 16, 2019

    A lack of innovation is China’s ‘Achilles heel’, the country’s president Xi Jinping warned in an article given high prominence by state media on...

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    Who is our ‘adversary’?

    Richard E Rubenstein | Updated at 12:00am on May 15, 2019

    THERE’S a new word in town, folks — or rather an old word with a new meaning. It has become the fashion among politicians and...

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    Deal now or far worse in my 2nd term: Trump warns China

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05pm on May 12, 2019

    United States president Donald Trump warned China on Saturday that it should strike a trade deal with the US now, otherwise an agreement would be...

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    China to ‘retaliate’ US tariff hike

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 11:50am on May 10, 2019

    United States president Donald Trump’s tariff increase to 25 per cent on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect on Friday, and Beijing said...

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    China hopes India would be part of BCIM corridor

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:41am on May 09, 2019

    Chinese ambassador Zhang Zuo on Wednesday said his country hoped that India would be a part of a connectivity corridor under the four country regional...

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    Beijing slams US warship sail-by in S China Sea

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

    China said two US warships sailed near disputed islands in the South China Sea without permission on Monday in the latest US challenge to Beijing’s...

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    US-China trade dilemma: how to hold Beijing’s feet to the fire

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    US and Chinese officials say a historic deal ending their ongoing trade war could be imminent, but a key question is how can Washington be...

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    Xinjiang crackdown at heart of China’s Belt and Road

    Agence France-Presse . Khorgos, Kazakhstan | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    Traders travel freely through the bustling Khorgos special economic zone that straddles the Kazakhstan-China border, but signs on the Chinese side bear a blunt warning...

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    Terrorism targets another Chinese ally

    Tony Cartalucci  | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    The recent, tragic Easter attack in the South Asian state of Sri Lanka — killing and injuring hundreds — follows a now unfortunately all too...

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    BRI: a historic opportunity

    Munir Akram | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    CHINA’S president Xi Jinping hosted the Second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing on April 26–27 — 125 countries and 40 international organisations have joined...