The founding team of Amber Group. Photo: Handout
Digital currencies

Rumours plague crypto firm Amber Group as cut China staff await compensation

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Former employees of Amber Group in Shenzhen say they were blocked by HR and the CEO after requesting money they are owed.

The founding team of Amber Group. Photo: Handout

Rumours plague crypto firm Amber Group as cut China staff await compensation

Former employees of Amber Group in Shenzhen say they were blocked by HR and the CEO after requesting money they are owed.

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China travel queries bounce as Beijing eases Covid curbs

Queries with travel agencies and websites have surged since China made a major move away from its zero-Covid policy this week, although would-be travellers are still concerned about a sudden return to lockdowns.

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Full honours for Xi shows China’s rise as US star fades in Middle East

The Chinese president’s arrival in Riyadh greeted by the pomp and circumstance usually reserved for US leaders.

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China’s sudden policy shift on Covid could be a much needed jump-start for the tourism sector. Photo: AP

China travel queries bounce as Beijing eases Covid curbs

Queries with travel agencies and websites have surged since China made a major move away from its zero-Covid policy this week, although would-be travellers are still concerned about a sudden return to lockdowns.

34 minutes ago
Saudi Arabia

Full honours for Xi shows China’s rise as US star fades in Middle East

The Chinese president’s arrival in Riyadh greeted by the pomp and circumstance usually reserved for US leaders.

The Chinese president’s arrival in Riyadh greeted by the pomp and circumstance usually reserved for US leaders.

31 minutes ago
China property

High interest rates may keep the bull from 2023 global home markets

China’s health authorities have begun to unwind some of the anti-Covid restrictions, giving greater leeway to businesses, households and companies to help bolster economic activity.

China’s health authorities have begun to unwind some of the anti-Covid restrictions, giving greater leeway to businesses, households and companies to help bolster economic activity.

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China’s consumer inflation eases further, factory-gate prices remain deflated

China’s consumer price index (CPI) rose by 1.6 per cent in November from a year earlier, while the producer price index (PPI) fell by 1.3 per cent last month, data released on Friday showed.

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China’s consumer inflation eases further, factory-gate prices remain deflated

Chinese military sharpening amphibious assault skills, state TV report shows

Amphibious landing by PLA Navy Marine Corps, seen as a key force in any attack on Taiwan, showcased capabilities of a combined arms battalion, CCTV says.

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Chinese military sharpening amphibious assault skills, state TV report shows

High interest rates may keep the bull from 2023 global home markets

China’s health authorities have begun to unwind some of the anti-Covid restrictions, giving greater leeway to businesses, households and companies to help bolster economic activity.

57 minutes ago

China’s consumer inflation eases further, factory-gate prices remain deflated

China’s consumer price index (CPI) rose by 1.6 per cent in November from a year earlier, while the producer price index (PPI) fell by 1.3 per cent last month, data released on Friday showed.

41 minutes ago

Chinese military sharpening amphibious assault skills, state TV report shows

Amphibious landing by PLA Navy Marine Corps, seen as a key force in any attack on Taiwan, showcased capabilities of a combined arms battalion, CCTV says.

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Jiang Zemin
Jiang Zemin waves after being re-elected as chairman of the Central Military Commission in Beijing on March 15, 2003. Photo: Reuters

Jiang Zemin: the president who took China from Tiananmen pariah to rising power

Jiang is hailed for mending ties with the West, the handover of Hong Kong, modernising the Communist Party at home and a successful bid to host Olympics.

1 Dec 2022 - 6:42PM

As it happened: Xi Jinping pays tribute to late Chinese president Jiang Zemin

Xi credits Jiang with leading the country through difficult times, upholding the rule of socialism and persisting in opening up and economic reform.

Xi credits Jiang with leading the country through difficult times, upholding the rule of socialism and persisting in opening up and economic reform.

6 Dec 2022 - 11:47AM

Chinese leadership mourns ‘insurmountable loss’ as Jiang Zemin dies aged 96

Jiang, who led China into the WTO and scripted the Communist Party’s first peaceful power transfer, had not been seen in public since late 2019.

Jiang, who led China into the WTO and scripted the Communist Party’s first peaceful power transfer, had not been seen in public since late 2019.

1 Dec 2022 - 6:42PM

‘Of great significance’: when Jiang Zemin met Bill Clinton and reset US ties

Seattle trip launched Jiang’s steering of bilateral ties, the high points of which were China’s entry to the WTO and hosting of the 2008 Olympics.

Seattle trip launched Jiang’s steering of bilateral ties, the high points of which were China’s entry to the WTO and hosting of the 2008 Olympics.

2 Dec 2022 - 12:18AM
Jiang Zemin
Jiang Zemin waves after being re-elected as chairman of the Central Military Commission in Beijing on March 15, 2003. Photo: Reuters

Jiang Zemin: the president who took China from Tiananmen pariah to rising power

Jiang is hailed for mending ties with the West, the handover of Hong Kong, modernising the Communist Party at home and a successful bid to host Olympics.

1 Dec 2022 - 6:42PM

As it happened: Xi Jinping pays tribute to late Chinese president Jiang Zemin

Xi credits Jiang with leading the country through difficult times, upholding the rule of socialism and persisting in opening up and economic reform.

Xi credits Jiang with leading the country through difficult times, upholding the rule of socialism and persisting in opening up and economic reform.

6 Dec 2022 - 11:47AM

Chinese leadership mourns ‘insurmountable loss’ as Jiang Zemin dies aged 96

Jiang, who led China into the WTO and scripted the Communist Party’s first peaceful power transfer, had not been seen in public since late 2019.

Jiang, who led China into the WTO and scripted the Communist Party’s first peaceful power transfer, had not been seen in public since late 2019.

1 Dec 2022 - 6:42PM

‘Of great significance’: when Jiang Zemin met Bill Clinton and reset US ties

Seattle trip launched Jiang’s steering of bilateral ties, the high points of which were China’s entry to the WTO and hosting of the 2008 Olympics.

Seattle trip launched Jiang’s steering of bilateral ties, the high points of which were China’s entry to the WTO and hosting of the 2008 Olympics.

2 Dec 2022 - 12:18AM
China | OPINION
Illustration: Craig Stephens

Opinion | China has options beyond Russia in navigating geopolitics of technology

China’s most important technological partners are not in Russia but in US-allied countries such as Germany and Japan. Until the US brings down the hammer on its friends and partners, the door will remain partly open to China as long as it doesn’t fully side with Russia.

9 Dec 2022 - 2:40AM

The View | As global digital divide grows, China shows how to achieve more with less

Compared to rich nations, low- and middle-income nations are reaping poorer rewards from their tech investments – but China is bucking the trend.

Compared to rich nations, low- and middle-income nations are reaping poorer rewards from their tech investments – but China is bucking the trend.

8 Dec 2022 - 10:57PM
As global digital divide grows, China shows how to achieve more with less

Macroscope | Why what comes after China abandons ‘zero Covid’ is unclear

Those with cursory knowledge of the predicament facing China have reason to be concerned. The lack of a credible exit plan and the uncertain path of the virus make it hard to predict what China will look like after “zero Covid”.

Those with cursory knowledge of the predicament facing China have reason to be concerned. The lack of a credible exit plan and the uncertain path of the virus make it hard to predict what China will look like after “zero Covid”.

8 Dec 2022 - 3:08PM
Why what comes after China abandons ‘zero Covid’ is unclear

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