Agence-France-Presse . Beijing

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    Man threatens to torch self after virus cancels birthday

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:49pm on February 12, 2020

    A man in southwest China doused himself with petrol and tied firecrackers around his waist because authorities cancelled his birthday banquet as a precaution against...

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    Herbal remedies for the corona virus spark debate in China

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:31am on February 03, 2020

    A claim by Chinese scientists that a liquid made with honeysuckle and flowering plants could help fight the deadly corona virus has sparked frenzied buying...

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    China warns US of a ‘price’ for Uighur bill

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 05:47pm on December 04, 2019

    China warned Wednesday that a ‘price must be paid’ after the US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation seeking sanctions against senior Chinese officials over...

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    China slaps sanctions on US over HK unrest

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:47pm on December 02, 2019

    China suspended US warship visits and sanctioned American NGOs on Monday in retaliation for the passage of a bill backing pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong....

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    Leaked China documents reveal no mercy in Xinjiang

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:08pm on November 17, 2019

    A rare and huge leak of Chinese government documents has shed new light on a security crackdown on Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region, where president...

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    Beijing ready to work with ASEAN on South China Sea rules

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:41pm on November 03, 2019

    Beijing said Sunday it is ‘ready to work’ with Southeast Asian nations on a code of conduct in the flashpoint South China Sea, where it...

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    Xi, Kim hail immortal relationship

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

    Chinese president Xi Jinping has promised to promote a ‘long-term, sound and stable’ relationship with North Korea, state news agency Xinhua said Sunday, as the...

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    China, Solomon Islands establish diplomatic relations

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on September 22, 2019

    China and the Solomon Islands established diplomatic relations Saturday, days after the Pacific island nation severed ties with Taiwan. ‘We look forward to the quick...

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    8 children killed in China

    Agence-France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 03:03pm on September 03, 2019

    Eight schoolchildren died and two others were injured in a ‘school-related criminal case’ in central China, with a 40-year-old suspect arrested, local authorities said Tuesday,...

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    China warns Hong Kong protesters against playing with ‘fire’

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

    China warned Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters Tuesday that ‘those who play with fire will perish by it’, a day after the most widespread unrest of...