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.

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.

Inside Story

Is Africa getting into a 'debt trap' with China?

President Xi Jinping hosts high-level meeting of African leaders and promises no strings attached to more financing.

Inside Story

Does Africa benefit from its relations with China?

Xi Jinping promises to strengthen economic ties as he embarks on a four-nation tour of Africa.

Africa

China's 'soft power' in Senegal

China is making massive investments in the West African nation and with that has come an influx of Chinese migrants who have settled there.

Counting the Cost

China in the Middle East: Behind Xi's economic charm offensive

We examine why China is pledging billions of dollars in loans and aid to revive growth in the Middle East.

Asia Pacific

China says it will not 'concede an inch' of disputed territories

President Xi Jinping tells US Secretary of Defense James Mattis that Beijing will guard its sovereignty.

China says it will not 'concede an inch' of disputed territories

Opinion

Trump's gamble, China's gain

Trump's unilateralism in East Asia increasingly benefits China.

Manoj Kewalramani

by Manoj Kewalramani

Manoj Kewalramani