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Agence France-Presse . Beijing

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    China’s Zhurong rover lands on Red Planet

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:39am on May 15, 2021

    China’s probe to Mars touched down on the Red Planet early Saturday to deploy its Zhurong rover, state media reported, a triumph for Beijing’s increasingly...

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    China posts slowest population growth in decades

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:34pm on May 11, 2021

    China’s population has grown at its slowest pace in decades, reaching 1.41 billion, census results showed on Tuesday, highlighting fears of a looming crisis over...

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    China factory gate prices jump

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:13pm on May 11, 2021

    China’s factory gate inflation rose at its fastest rate in nearly four years last month, data showed on Tuesday, as a strong recovery in the...

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    China to set separation line on Everest over Covid-19 fears

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:15am on May 10, 2021

    China will set up a ‘separation line’ on the peak of Mount Everest to avoid possible Covid-19 infections by climbers from virus-hit Nepal, state media...

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    Chinese rocket segment disintegrates over Indian Ocean

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:26am on May 09, 2021

    A large segment of a Chinese rocket re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere and disintegrated over the Indian Ocean on Sunday, the Chinese space agency said, following...

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    Chinese rocket to re-enter Earth around 2300 GMT Saturday

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing, China | Updated at 12:01pm on May 08, 2021

    A large segment of a Chinese rocket is expected to make an uncontrolled re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere on the weekend, but Beijing has downplayed...

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    China says ‘extremely low’ risk of damage from rocket debris

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:04am on May 08, 2021

    China said Friday the risk of damage from a rocket falling back to Earth was ‘extremely low’, after the United States warned it could crash...

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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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