ChinaPolitics

China vows 'fight to the end' to stop Taiwan independence

China will “fight to the very end” to stop Taiwanese independence, the country’s defence minister vowed Sunday, stoking already soaring tensions with the United States over the island. The superpowers are locked in a growing war of words over the…
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Russia, China unveil first road bridge

Russia and China on Friday unveiled the first road bridge between the two countries as Moscow pivots to Asia amid its confrontation with the West over Ukraine. The kilometre-long bridge over the Amur River links the far eastern Russian city of Blagoveshchensk with Heihe…
ChinaPolitics

Hong Kong's status undermined by Covid curbs

Hong Kong’s status as an international hub has been “undermined” by strict coronavirus border controls, outgoing leader Carrie Lam admitted Friday, just a day after saying she would not further lift restrictions before departing. The once vibrant Asian…
China

Beijing returning to normalcy as epidemic wanes

On Monday morning, masked diners had their temperatures and nucleic acid test reports checked before entering a Sichuan cuisine restaurant in east Beijing. The diners sat at separate tables as they enjoyed their food. It marked the first time that customers could enjoy a…
China

China's foreign trade recovers in May

China’s foreign trade recovered in May, due to the easing of epidemic prevention measures in Shanghai and other important industrial centers in the country, according to Chinese customs data. Exports rose 16.9% year-on-year to US$308.3 billion (more than €287…