Agence France-Presse . Beijing

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    China halts HK extradition treaties with Canada, Australia, UK

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:02pm on July 28, 2020

    China announced the suspension Tuesday of Hong Kong’s extradition treaties with Canada, Australia and Britain in a tit-for-tat move following similar decisions by those countries...

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    Beijing says troops disengaged on most of China-India border

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 04:06pm on July 28, 2020

    Chinese and Indian troops have ‘completed disengagement’ on most parts of the disputed border between their two countries, China’s foreign ministry said Tuesday, after violent...

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    China orders US consulate in Chengdu to close

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:41am on July 25, 2020

    China on Friday ordered the US consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu to close in retaliation for one of its missions in the United...

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    US orders China to close Houston consulate as tensions soar

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:25am on July 23, 2020

    The United States has ordered China to close its consulate in Houston and accused it of ramping up spying operations, dramatically escalating diplomatic tensions between...

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    China eyes stricter oversight of foreign teachers

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:51am on July 22, 2020

    China issued Tuesday draft rules to toughen oversight of hundreds of thousands of foreign teachers who could be fired for acts such as ‘words and...

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    Britain going down wrong path over Hong Kong: China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:07pm on July 20, 2020

    China warned Monday that Britain was heading down ‘a wrong path’ as foreign secretary Dominic Raab was expected to announce the suspension of an extradition...

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    China blows up dam in eastern province to ease flood risk

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:02pm on July 20, 2020

    Chinese authorities blew up part of a dam in eastern Anhui province to relieve flood pressure, local media reported, as heavy rains continue to swell...

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    US officials have lost their mind

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:26pm on July 17, 2020

    US officials have ‘lost their minds and gone mad’ in their dealings with Beijing, China’s foreign ministry said Friday, in the latest verbal salvo between...

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    Burger King apologises over expired food sold in China

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:29pm on July 17, 2020

    Burger King has apologised to customers in China after state media reported that two of the US fast food chain’s outlets sold expired food in...

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    China summons US ambassador over HK sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:24pm on July 16, 2020

    China’s foreign ministry summoned the US ambassador on Wednesday to protest Washington’s sanctions over a controversial national security law in Hong Kong, and said it...