China News

Los Angeles Times | Apr 12, 2018

Technology companies, banks and industrial companies all rose Thursday as investors continued to let go of some of their concerns about the trade dispute between the U.S. and China. Big tech companies such as Apple and Microsoft, the market's leaders over the last year, rose again. They have struggled...

New York Times | Apr 12, 2018

Some of the most powerful men in China have been seeking out experts to gain a better understanding of how to respond to President Trump’s combative trade agenda.

New York Times | Apr 12, 2018

The community for users of Neihan Duanzi, a joke-sharing app, extended beyond the bounds of cyberspace. That may have angered China’s censors.

The Economist | Apr 12, 2018

They give Samsung an edge

The Sydney Morning Herald | Apr 12, 2018

What's perceived as the Australian government's anti-China rhetoric has dried up diplomatic traffic, and Australia's businesses are worried.

Foxnews | Apr 12, 2018

The World Trade Organization predicts continued trade growth this year, though it warns that tensions and "tit-for-tat" retaliatory measures, notably between the U.S. and China, could compromise those projections.

Time | Apr 12, 2018

Sparkling beneath a hundred flashbulbs, Ford’s newest saloon was presented to the world in the central Chinese megacity of Chongqing on Tuesday, in a symphony of polished paintwork and umbrella-twirling dancers.
The unveiling of the next generation Ford Focus is the American automobile giant’s first ever global launch in China, spotlighting the growing importance of the world’s most populous nation for American companies. It comes as fears of a...

Foxnews | Apr 12, 2018

Swedish authorities have charged a man with spying for China, on suspicion that he gathered information on Tibetans who had fled to Sweden.

Foxnews | Apr 12, 2018

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is saying there is "some tension" in relations with Beijing, following accusations of Chinese meddling in the country's politics and concerns over China's influence in the South Pacific.

Foxnews | Apr 12, 2018

China has launched three days of naval drills near its South China Sea island province of Hainan, underscoring its growing capabilities in defending its maritime interests.

Guardian | Apr 12, 2018

A god-like teenager travels to earth and falls for a boy who soon becomes a two-inch whale in this singularly strange animationNothing ever quite makes sense in this beautiful if bonkers fantasy from China. The mix of hand-drawn and digital animation really is gorgeous, almost as good as Studio Ghibli, but watching it feels a bit like spying on someone else’s dream. The story meanders and rambles, taking us on trippy flights of fancy with a baffling disregard for plot or logic.The setting is a parallel world beneath our oceans where mystical beings called the Others control the balance of...

The Sydney Morning Herald | Apr 12, 2018

The World Bank Asia-Pacific chief economist says countries should tread carefully before signing up to China's Belt and Road infrastructure plan.

Guardian | Apr 12, 2018

Charge escalates row between the two countries following China’s detention of Swedish bookseller Gui MinhaiSweden has charged a 49-year-old Tibetan man living in the country for spying on his fellow exiles for the Chinese government, according to Swedish media. State prosecutors said the man, who is Tibetan and was working for the newspaper Voice of Tibet, is suspected of supplying the Chinese government with information about the families, housing situations and travel plans of “certain people of importance to the Chinese regime”.

Guardian | Apr 12, 2018

However, the prime minister is ‘confident any misunderstandings will be resolved’Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed tension between Australia and China has ramped up after the foreign interference crackdown.But a former Labor foreign affairs minister, Bob Carr, who’s the director of the China-Australia relationships institute at the University of Technology Sydney, said Australia would be wrong to think its legislation was to blame, and instead pointed the finger at “flamboyant anti-China rhetoric” from political leaders...

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