China

China says US ties stand at 'new starting point'

Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump spoke by telephone on Saturday, discussed possible trade deal.

China says US ties stand at 'new starting point'

China

China's ex deputy intelligence chief jailed for life over graft

Court sentences Ma Jian to life in prison for corruption offences, including accepting bribes and insider trading.

China's ex deputy intelligence chief jailed for life over graft

China

US, China declare trade war ceasefire

The two countries agree to halt additional tariffs for 90 days as talks over trade dispute continue.

Asia Pacific

As Trump and Xi head to G20 dinner, what do they want?

Leaders of the US and China to discuss a looming trade war as well as other issues like Taiwan and South China Sea.

Escalating trade dispute looms: What do Trump and Xi want?

Asia Pacific

President Trump and Xi to meet at G20 to resolve trade war

Five months into the trade war, Trump is set to raise taxes on more Chinese goods if they fail to find common ground at the summit in Argentina.

China

Trump eyes more China tariffs, pushing total upwards of $500bn

Before meeting Xi Jinping in Argentina, Trump calls on China to open market as part of possible tariff deal.

Trump eyes more China tariffs, pushing total upwards of $500bn

Opinion

The Philippines: Made in China?

Could Duterte's pursuit of closer relations with China cost him his political popularity in the Philippines?

Nicole Curato

by Nicole Curato

Nicole Curato

Philippines

China's Xi arrives in Manila with focus on infrastructure pledges

Philippines needs to show value of China relationship with $24bn in loans and investment mostly undelivered.

China's Xi arrives in Manila with focus on infrastructure pledges

Asia

Philippines loan talks: Xi Jinping to visit Manila this week

Why the Chinese leader's visit to the Philippines could signal a new type of relations.

China

US eyes more China tariffs if Trump-Xi meeting fails: reports

Trade war may escalate unless progress made at meeting on the sidelines of Group of 20 leaders' summit in November.

US eyes more China tariffs if Trump-Xi meeting fails: reports

Asia Pacific

'A new phase': China, Japan pledge to forge closer ties

Traditional Asian rivals agree to work together to boost economic ties amid rising trade tensions with Washington.

Hong Kong

China opens world's largest sea bridge to territories

Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge seen as crucial for China's 'Silicon Valley', but some worry about its political impact.

China's president opens long-delayed southern sea bridge

China

Wife of ex-Interpol president lashes out at 'cruel' China

Grace Meng says there is 'no limit' on Chinese officials' power to target individuals deemed as their opponents.

Wife of ex-Interpol president lashes out at 'cruel' China

Asia

Shinzo Abe's visit to China a sign of warming relations

Japan and China are set to thaw a seven-year cooling of relations amid Beijing's worsening trade war with the US.

Shinzo Abe's visit to China a sign of warming relations

Russia

Russia stages massive military exercise

Russia kicks off largest war drills ever involving 300,000 troops, including Chinese soldiers, in eastern Siberia.