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Agence France-Presse . Beijing

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    China exports top forecasts, imports growth best in 10 years

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:04pm on May 07, 2021

    Chinese exports grew at a forecast-busting rate in April, data showed on Friday, while imports surged at their strongest in a decade as the global...

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    China’s ‘blind box’ pets craze sparks outrage

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 09:52am on May 07, 2021

    A craze in China for live pets sold in mystery ‘blind boxes’ has sparked an online backlash after a courier truck full of dying puppies...

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    China factory activity edges down in April

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:31pm on April 30, 2021

    Factory activity in China slowed in April as a global shortage of shipping containers hindered the movement of goods, official data showed Friday, but wider...

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    China launch first module of Heavenly Palace space station

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:24pm on April 29, 2021

    China launched the first module of its ‘Heavenly Palace’ space station on Thursday, a milestone in Beijing’s ambitious plan to establish a permanent human presence...

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    Huawei sales reduced by 16.5 per cent following US sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing, China | Updated at 04:35pm on April 28, 2021

    Chinese telecoms giant Huawei said Wednesday that first-quarter revenue tumbled after harsh United States sanctions ripped into its phone business...

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    Xi to attend online Biden climate summit

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:41pm on April 21, 2021

    China’s president Xi Jinping will attend US president Joe Biden’s virtual climate summit this week, Beijing said Wednesday, as the world’s top polluting nations seek...

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    China GDP grows record 18.3pc in Q1 in virus rebound

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:44pm on April 16, 2021

    China’s economy expanded at a record pace in the first quarter as the country continued its rapid recovery from 2020’s pandemic-fuelled slump, official data showed...

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    China mulls mixing vaccines to improve efficacy of jabs

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:01am on April 12, 2021

    China is considering the mixing of different COVID-19 vaccines to improve the relatively low efficacy of its existing options, a top health expert has told...

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    Rescuers work to free 21 trapped in flooded China mine

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:11am on April 12, 2021

    Rescuers were working Sunday to reach 21 workers trapped in a coal mine in northwest China’s Xinjiang region after flooding cut power underground and disrupted...

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    Chinese experts say mixing of COVID vaccines may improve efficacy

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:38am on April 11, 2021

    China is considering the mixing of different COVID-19 vaccines to improve the relatively low efficacy of its existing options, a top health expert has told...

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