Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea
Chinese President Xi Jinping became the first leader of his country to travel to Pyongyang in 14 years. The trip comes as he and Kim Jong Un seek to improve bilateral relations.
Chinese exports rise, imports fall as US tariffs overshadow
Chinese exports to the US unexpectedly rose in May, despite US tariffs. Imports dropped sharply as economists look to a weak year for the Asian giant's economy.
Old tailor keeps traditional dress alive in Hong Kong
Tailor Leung Ching Wah and his wife Leung Fung Pui Chun opened their business selling qipaos, a type of traditional Chinese dress, in 1965. Their shop in Hong Kong has catered to celebrities and also made the dresses for Wong Kar Wai's 2000 film 'In the mood for love'. But the iconic qipao now only tends to be worn on special occasions, with just a few tailors keeping the craft alive.
Zambia vs. Vedanta: Could the government be paving the way for a Chinese buyer?
Zambia's largest copper mining operation, KCM, has been liquidated. Many are asking now if the country could repossess private mining operations in a bid to shore up financing amid rising debt levels.
Huawei founder says U.S. govt is underestimating company - State media
The U.S. government's temporary easing of trade restrictions on Huawei Technologies bears little meaning on the company as the Chinese firm has made preparations, Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei told state broadcaster CCTV on Tuesday in an interview.
Chinese Youth Association gifts school 500-seater hall
Chinese Youth Association gifts school 500-seater hall.
Investing in Africa's tech infrastructure. Has China won already?
Chinese tech firms are present across the African continent. Many benefit from financing provided by the Chinese government. So do Western tech firms stand a chance in Africa?
Chinese exports fall amid weak demand, US tariffs
While the effects of Chinese New Year in early February played a part, the figures were a surprise for market analysts. They come amid a global slowdown and ongoing dispute with the US over trade tariffs.
China's $13 Trillion domestic bond market to be added to global benchmarks
The near-$13 trillion Chinese domestic bond market, on course to overtake Japan as the world’s No. 2, will see some of its securities included in benchmark global indexes for the first time, starting next week. The fresh impetus comes from the phased inclusion of Chinese sovereign bonds and debt sold by three key state-owned policy banks into the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Index.