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China suspends bank technology restrictions opposed by US

China has agreed to delay implementing new bank technology restrictions that Washington complained represented unfair regulatory pressure on foreign firms, a senior US Treasury official said in...

Updated 31 Mar 2015 - 1:17pm
Asian Development Bank executive sees potential for cooperation with China on ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) sees potential for cooperating with China in its “One Belt, One Road” initiative to bolster regional infrastructure links, and welcomed new institutions that...

31 Mar 2015 - 12:08pm
Asian Development Bank executive sees potential for cooperation with China on ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative

Premier Li Keqiang urged the US to help make the Chinese currency part of the IMF's reserve assets during talks with visiting US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Monday.

31 Mar 2015 - 7:44am
Asian Development Bank executive sees potential for cooperation with China on ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative

Taipei decided on Monday night to make a last-minute formal application on Tuesday to join the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as a founding member.

Updated 31 Mar 2015 - 12:58pm
Asian Development Bank executive sees potential for cooperation with China on ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative

A trailblazing solar-powered plane, seeking to complete the world's first round-the-world journey using just the power of the sun, touched down in central China early today.

31 Mar 2015 - 10:54am
Chinese tycoon denies colluding with disgraced senior spy Ma Jian

A tycoon accused of colluding with the country's disgraced deputy spy chief has denied the allegations and vowed to return to China to clear his name.

31 Mar 2015 - 11:28am

The PLA held its first drill in airspace above the western Pacific Ocean on Monday, as part of its plan to boost capacity in far-seas operations, an air force spokesman said in Guangzhou.

31 Mar 2015 - 8:53am

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Old literary references prove flower synonymous with Japan originated on Chinese soil, argues association, after South Korea has also laid claim to the species

30 Mar 2015 - 5:18pm

A Guangzhou-based activist best known for his campaigns against official abuse of government cars, was detained in neighbouring Hunan for allegedly soliciting a prostitute, police confirmed on...

30 Mar 2015 - 8:16pm

China welcomed Australia and Denmark's move to join its new development bank on Sunday, with the two countries becoming the latest US allies to show support for Beijing's efforts.

30 Mar 2015 - 7:27pm

China had started evacuating its 590 citizens from war-torn Yemen, Foreign Minister Wang Yi confirmed, as Arab leaders vowed to continue Saudi-led air strikes against Shiite rebels.

30 Mar 2015 - 3:32am

China needed to be on alert for deflation, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan warned yesterday, amid signs of slowing price rises.

30 Mar 2015 - 8:14pm

A controversial flight route came into operation on Sunday despite protests in Taiwan, with the first flight heading to Hong Kong.

30 Mar 2015 - 8:18pm

IOC inspectors left Beijing on Sunday after praising the capital's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics that, if successful, would make it the first city to hold both the winter and summer games.

30 Mar 2015 - 8:52pm

Air pollution levels in Beijing were so high they went off the Air Quality Index system scale as the capital was hit by the year's first severe dust storm.

29 Mar 2015 - 6:41am

First it was Mickey Mouse. Then Kung Fu Panda. Now, penguins and polar bears are being recruited in Shanghai's efforts to attract tourists.

30 Mar 2015 - 1:41pm

A court in China’s mainly Muslim Xinjiang region has sentenced a man to six years in prison for “provoking trouble” and growing a beard, a practise discouraged by local authorities, a newspaper...

30 Mar 2015 - 10:53am

Russia, Australia and Holland said they would apply to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, while Beijing also appeared to open the door to Taiwanese membership.

29 Mar 2015 - 9:07am

Shake-up in key positions sees Fu Zhenghua move from fifth to third in command while Deng Weiping becomes anti-graft chief.

29 Mar 2015 - 6:41am

President Xi Jinping was among 31 world leaders whose personal information was accidentally leaked ahead of the G20 summit last year by Australian authorities, the Guardian newspaper has revealed...

31 Mar 2015 - 1:21am

The mainland will aim to cut as much as 80 million tonnes of excess steel production capacity in the next three years to reverse a massive supply glut that has plunged much of the sector into...

29 Mar 2015 - 6:41am

Taiwanese police arrested 13 people who splashed red paint on the wall of the presidential residence in the latest protest against China’s planned launch of a controversial new flight route.

29 Mar 2015 - 8:46am

An anti-discrimination civic group said it was considering legal action over a police raid on the group's offices that was apparently prompted by its advocacy for five women's rights activists...

28 Mar 2015 - 5:28am

Officials in Hainan province have downplayed concerns over local government debt despite a plea for help by its capital city Haikou, which said it might be unable to meet its repayments.

28 Mar 2015 - 5:28am

China's southern seaboard has replaced the mountainous and tightly guarded western frontier as the preferred route for Islamic extremists to slip recruits out of the country, according to a...

28 Mar 2015 - 7:55am

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte pledged to work with China in its hunt for fugitive officials - but remained tight-lipped over whether the Netherlands would sign up to the Beijing-led Asian...

28 Mar 2015 - 3:56am

Vice-President Li Yuanchao will be the most senior Chinese official to attend the state funeral of Lee Kuan Yew in Singapore, while President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang will not attend,...

28 Mar 2015 - 3:04am
 

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