China News

Foxnews | Apr 17, 2018

China has announced plans to allow full foreign ownership of automakers in five years, ending restrictions that have strained relations with Washington and other trading partners.

npr | Apr 17, 2018

China is hoping for a balance between its desire for an economy based more on consumption while at the same time trying to rein in rapidly increasing household debt.(Image credit: Mark Schiefelbein/AP)

The Sydney Morning Herald | Apr 17, 2018

The global crosswinds of trade tensions between the US and China may hit the Australian smartphone market.

Time | Apr 17, 2018

(WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.) — President Donald Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over the president’s planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and his push for new tariffs.
The visit will be an opportunity for the two leaders to discuss Trump’s upcoming summit with North Korea, which Japan eyes warily. It will also serve as a test of whether the fond personal relationship the two leaders have forged on the golf course and over meetings and phone calls has chilled over Trump’s recent moves,...

Guardian | Apr 17, 2018

Home of the hi-tech toilet offers technological support to help Xi Jinping in his mission to update lavatories across the countryJapan has reportedly offered its expertise in the subject of high-tech toilets to China to help the nation on its mission to revolutionise lavatories across the country. In high-level meetings on Sunday and Monday, officials from China and Japan pledged to improve ties, from cooperating on North Korea to avoiding a global trade war, and potentially working together on infrastructure projects around the world.

npr | Apr 16, 2018

The massive social media company drew outrage for lumping gay-themed content in with violent and pornographic material.(Image credit: AP)

Guardian | Apr 16, 2018

Microblogging site’s move to create ‘harmonious’ environment prompts protest under the hashtag #IamgayChinese internet users have rallied against the censorship of gay content on one of the country’s largest social media sites, Weibo. The hashtags #iamgay and #iamgaynotapervert circulated on the microblog over the weekend and on Monday after an announcement from Sina Weibo that it would censor videos and comics related to homosexuality. Related: China bans...

Foxnews | Apr 15, 2018

China and Japan have resumed high-level economic talks after a hiatus of nearly eight years in a sign of improving ties in their often-frosty relationship.

The Sydney Morning Herald | Apr 15, 2018

A meeting between the foreign ministers of China and Japan was the latest sign of improved cooperation between Asia's two largest economies.

New York Times | Apr 14, 2018

As Beijing tightens its grip, dissidents and rights groups that once flocked to Hong Kong are now choosing Taiwan, which shed martial law for democracy.

New York Times | Apr 13, 2018

The party is strengthening its influence — often gaining direct decision-making power — over the international firms doing business in China.

npr | Apr 13, 2018

On Thursday, Chinese President Xi Jinping's reviewed his country's largest-ever navy parade, including many warships that were recently built.(Image credit: VCG via Getty Images)

Foxnews | Apr 13, 2018

Taiwan's president has boarded a navy destroyer to review military drills ahead of planned war games by rival China.

New York Times | Apr 13, 2018

An artist is under investigation for an exhibit intended to highlight China’s lack of privacy protections and a public sense of futility.

Foxnews | Apr 13, 2018

China is engaged in large-scale theft of American research and technology from universities, using spies, students, and researchers as collectors, experts told Congress on Wednesday.