China’s manufacturing activity expanded in March for the first time since December, the government said, a bright spot as the world’s second-largest economy fights a broad slowdown in growth.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew also softens stance on new China-led development bank, saying he was ready to welcome new lender if it adopts high standards of governance
At least 47 countries and territories from five continents have applied to join the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank as founding members.
Beijing took a key step yesterday towards drastic reform of the mainland's banking sector as the cabinet published rules governing the deposit insurance system.
A leading Beijing official has urged Macau's graft-buster to cooperate in the central government's crusade to hunt down fugitives from the mainland crackdown on corruption.
The easing of the mainland property policy this week has highlighted the crucial role the housing sector plays in supporting the economy, as well as the risks that sliding land sales pose to local...
A senior executive at one of China's largest steel companies is being investigated on suspicion of corruption, as the Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog shifts its focus to major state-owned...
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A prominent mainland media outlet involved in a spat with tycoon Guo Wengui over recent reporting about him said it was "in the process" of suing the businessman and two Hong Kong newspapers for...
China said on Tuesday that it had evacuated more than 500 of its citizens from Yemen amid the growing violence in the Middle Eastern country.
The Japanese government remained cautious about joining a planned Chinese-led Asian development bank on Tuesday, hours before the deadline China has set for accepting founding members.
The man chosen to be Shenzhen’s new party boss, Ma Xingrui, is described as a pragmatic and open-minded reformist who will likely lead the city’s next world-class innovation hub.
China ordered its military on Tuesday to build barracks as simply and economically as possible and avoid using ostentatious or imported building materials, as part of a broader crackdown on graft...
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.
A man was pricked inside his mouth by a 3cm-long needle after biting into one of six steamed meat buns he bought for 10 yuan at a supermarket, suffering only a slight injury.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mainland authorities closed 66 golf courses in a renewed crackdown on courses built in contravention of rules designed to protect arable land and save water, the top economic planning body said on...
A groundbreaking solar-powered plane successfully flew from Myanmar to central China early on Tuesday as part of an historic round-the-world journey promoting renewable energy use.
United States Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has pressed China to open its markets further by removing restrictions on technology transfers in talks with Chinese vice-premier Wang Yang.
What makes a good son or daughter? At China’s first museum dedicated to the topic of filial piety, the answer seems to be: almost superhuman levels of devotion and sacrifice.
Old literary references prove flower synonymous with Japan originated on Chinese soil, argues association, after South Korea has also laid claim to the species
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...
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.