AJ Impact

China's Xi says equality needed in 'Phase One' trade deal with US

The Chinese president emphasised that China does not want a trade war, but is 'not afraid' to fight one.

China's Xi says equality needed in 'Phase One' trade deal with US

Arts & Culture

China boycott boosts ‘Oscars’ of Chinese-language cinema

Experts say China withdrawal from Golden Horse Awards has raised the annual event's international profile

China boycott boosts ‘Oscars’ of Chinese-language cinema

United States

US expresses concern over China attempts to influence Taiwan vote

Self-ruled island that China considers renegade province due to hold elections for president, legislature on January 11

US expresses concern over China attempts to influence Taiwan vote

Asia Pacific

Australia's ex-spy chief warns about China influence

Comments by Duncan Lewis likely to anger China, which has denied allegations of covert meddling in Australian affairs.

Australia's ex-spy chief warns about China influence

South China Sea

US warships sail in disputed South China Sea amid tensions

China confirms it tracked US ships and urges United States to stop its 'provocative actions' in the disputed waters.

US warships sail in disputed South China Sea amid tensions

101 East

China: Smuggling For Survival

101 East explores desperate measures Chinese citizens are taking to buy life-saving cancer drugs.

AJ Impact

Phase one: China says it is trying hard for initial US trade deal

Meanwhile, China threatens 'strong countermeasures' if US passes law backing anti-government protesters in Hong Kong.

Phase one: China says it is trying hard for initial US trade deal

China

China demands Trump veto bills on Hong Kong

Beijing warns Washington of 'strong countermeasures' if Trump signs off on legislation supporting Hong Kong protesters.

China demands Trump veto bills on Hong Kong

AJ Impact

China official ‘cautiously optimistic’ on US trade deal: Report

But China's top trade negotiator Liu He is quoted saying he is 'confused' by US demands for a first-phase trade deal.

China official ‘cautiously optimistic’ on US trade deal: Report

Hong Kong

US House passes Hong Kong rights bills, Trump expected to sign

Trump has 10 days, excluding Sundays, to sign or veto bills amid delicate trade talks with Beijing.

US House passes Hong Kong rights bills, Trump expected to sign

Hong Kong protests

Former UK consulate officer accuses Chinese police of torture

Chinese secret police sought to extract information about Britain's role in Hong Kong protests, Simon Cheng says.

Former UK consulate officer accuses Chinese police of torture

Inside Story

Hong Kong protests: What is the end game?

Police in Hong Kong are accused of intensifying a crackdown, with many demonstrators holding out.

AJ Impact

Some US firms receive approval to restart Huawei sales: Sources

This week US government sent select US businesses notices of approval to sell to blacklisted Chinese tech firm.

Some US firms receive approval to restart Huawei sales: Sources

AJ Impact

China's Alibaba raises $11bn in mega Hong Kong listing

Offering is Hong Kong's biggest listing since 2010.

China's Alibaba raises $11bn in mega Hong Kong listing

AJ Impact

As most countries cut back on coal, China is burning more of it

Studies show that fossil fuel-burning countries led by China and the US are set to exceed 2030 climate targets.

As most countries cut back on coal, China is burning more of it