Colin Shek


China's gas-import slowdown threatens LNG producers

Economic slide and stubbornly low crude oil prices puts in question China's planned 'golden age of gas'.


US trying to cool East China Sea dispute

The United States hopes to mediate China's dispute with Japan over the East China Sea.


China coal project risks environmental crisis

Experts say the country's efforts to use coal in synthetic gas production is likely to cause an ecological disaster.

US & Canada

China plays for energy in new Great Game

Stalled decade-long negotiations with Russia have led China to go energy shopping around the Caspian Sea.

Science & Technology

China takes a bite out of Apple

State-owned media has attacked the core of the tech giant, worrying other foreign companies operating in the country.


China hunts for energy in stormy waters

Territorial disputes in the South China Sea likely to escalate after Beijing's recent expansion of deepwater assets.


Chinese media expands Africa presence

Launch of new weekly is latest in Beijing's efforts to make inroads into continent with significant business interests.


Energy-hungry China seeks shale gas supremacy

With the US achieving greater energy independence through 'fracking', Beijing is eyeing its own gas reserves to exploit.