China

Fallen Chinese official pleads guilty in bribery trial

Sun Zhengcai, a former top Communist Party official, was arrested as part of President Xi's anti-corruption campaign.

Former Chinese political star pleads guilty in bribery trial

Asia Pacific

China files complaint against US over trade dispute

China has filed a trade complaint with the World Trade Organization against the US.

China

China opens door to US trade concessions

Xi Jinping addresses US trade concerns after China files complaint at WTO over duties imposed by Washington.

China's Xi Jinping offers possible trade concessions to US

China

No escape: The fearful life of China's exiled dissidents

Activists, journalists and critics of Chinese leadership and authority tell stories of surveillance and threats abroad.

Environment

Asia's longest river floods sea with plastic waste

China's environment ministry plans to address the 1.5 million tonnes of plastic the Yangtze River carries out to sea each year.

Business & Economy

Trump tweets US and China will reach deal on IP

China, US tariffs are illegal, Trump, 'China will take down its Trade Barriers because it is the right thing to do.'

Trump tweets US and China will reach deal on IP

Business & Economy

Alibaba sues Dubai's Alibabacoin

Alibaba accused Alibabacoin of using its 'single-minded focus' to capitalise on plaintiff’s reputation.

Alibaba sues Dubai's Alibabacoin

UpFront

China: Is President Xi Jinping the new Mao?

Sharon Hom and Qinduo Xu debate the problems and promise of China's President Xi, now without term limits.

China: Is President Xi Jinping the new Mao?

Business & Economy

Global markets continue to fall amid fears of trade war

Uncertainty over US tariff threats and China's response to them have driven markets down before the weekend.

Inside Story

After US-China spat, does free trade have a future?

As China and US threaten more tariffs, the assumptions underlying global free trade system are coming into question.

UpFront

Was the Kurdish referendum in Iraq a mistake?

We ask Bayan Rahman whether a Kurdish country is possible and debate the end of term limits for China's President Xi.

Was the Kurdish referendum in Iraq a mistake?

Business & Economy

China questions legality of US tariffs at WTO

Country's ambassador calls on other WTO members to join opposition to Trump administration's Section 301 tariffs.

China questions legality of US tariffs at WTO

101 East

China: Spies, Lies and Blackmail

How China controls its citizens inside and outside the country where no criticism or dissent is allowed.

China

China hits back at US tariffs as trade tensions rise

Still unclear when penalties will be imposed, but finance ministry closely watching how US will implement its actions.

China

US-China trade war heats up with tariffs

China is retaliating with new tariffs on US goods as trade tensions continue to escalate. It is imposing tariffs of 25 percent on over 100 types of US products, including soybeans, cars, alcohol and tobacco.