Adrian Brown

Adrian Brown

Asia Pacific

Xi Jinping won't attend N Korea's 70th anniversary celebrations

China's president won't be joining North Korea's 70th-anniversary celebrations.

Xi Jinping won't attend N Korea's 70th anniversary celebrations

Asia Pacific

China-US trade war takes its toll on soybeans

China's newly imposed tariffs against US soybeans could hurt US farmers but can Chine be self-sufficient on soybeans?

China-US trade war takes its toll on soybeans

China

How influential can social media users be in China?

China is known to monitor social media, but in the wake of a rapid government response to a fake-vaccine crisis, when does 'monitoring social media users' become 'listening to social media users'?

How influential can social media users be in China?

Asia Pacific

China: Hundreds of thousands of children given fake vaccines

Executives from China's second-largest pharmaceutical company, Changsheng Bio-Technology Company, have admitted to falsifying test results and producing fake vaccines.

China: Hundreds of thousands of children given fake vaccines

European Union

US trade tariffs take the spotlight in EU-China summit

European Council warns against world powers starting a trade war as EU leaders met with Chinese counterparts in Beijing.

US trade tariffs take the spotlight in EU-China summit

Asia Pacific

Trade expected to dominate EU-China summit agenda

The summit in Beijing will cover a range of issues including climate change, security and expanding their strategic relationship, but trade will certainly be at the top of the agenda.

Trade expected to dominate EU-China summit agenda

Asia Pacific

Efforts under way to improve water quality in China's Erhai Lake

Last April, all restaurants and hotels beside the famous lake in the ancient town of Dali were ordered to suspend their business and undergo environmental inspections.

Efforts under way to improve water quality in China's Erhai Lake

Asia Pacific

White House video shows its vision of a prosperous North Korea

The video, shown in a press conference during the summit, shows an engaged, open North Korea, after following through on denuclearisation promises.

White House video shows its vision of a prosperous North Korea

Asia Pacific

Final preparations under way for Trump-Kim summit

US president has said he does not have to 'prepare very much' for the two-day summit in Singapore with the North Korean leader, saying success in the meeting will be 'about attitude'.

Final preparations under way for Trump-Kim summit

China

Trump has slapped Beijing in the face by cancelling N Korea talks

Trump's decision to scrap US-North Korean talks could make China feel less compelled to squeeze Pyongyang economically.

Trump has slapped Beijing in the face by cancelling N Korea talks

Asia Pacific

US worried about Chinese technological advances

Trump administration officials say China's technological advances often rely on technology stolen from US firms.

US worried about Chinese technological advances

Asia Pacific

China marks 10 years since Sichuan quake

It's been 10 years since the Sichuan earthquake, one of China's worst natural disasters.

China marks 10 years since Sichuan quake