A 75-year-old Japanese feminist scholar who’s not married and does not have children is not the kind of person you’d expect to get famous in China.
China’s ambassador to Australia has criticized Australian politicians who visit Taiwan, saying they are being utilized by separatists on the self-governing island.
The Hong Kong stock exchange says trading of shares of heavily indebted Chinese property developer China Evergrande Group has been suspended.
Giant panda Fan Xing has began a long journey home — to a country she has never visited. The 3-year-old was given a ceremonial send off Wednesday from Ouwehands Zoo in the Netherlands where she was born.
Asian shares were mostly lower Thursday in subdued trading on looming worries about China property woes.
China’s foreign minister has called on the U.S. to do what it can to host a cooperative meeting of Asia-Pacific leaders in November.
President Joe Biden has informed leaders from the 18-member Pacific Islands Forum that he has heard their warnings about the impact of climate change on their region.
Oil prices are up, and that affects people far and wide. Drivers pay more for gasoline, and truckers more for diesel.
The Philippine coast guard says it has complied with a presidential order to remove a floating barrier placed by China’s coast guard to prevent Filipino fishing boats from entering a lagoon in a disputed shoal in the South China Sea.
The European Union’s trade commissioner has called for a more balanced relationship with China, noting an EU trade deficit of nearly 400 billion euros ($425 billion).
Asian shares are mostly sinking over worries about a possible U.S. government shutdown and the troubled Chinese economy.
President Joe Biden is set to establish diplomatic relations Monday with two South Pacific nations, the Cook Islands and Niue, as his administration aims to show to Pacific Island leaders that’s committed to increasing American presence in the region.
The opening ceremony of the Asian Games in China offered all the staples of a major international sports event.
A human rights foundation says a prominent Uyghur scholar specializing in the study of her people’s folklore and traditions has been sentenced to life in prison in China.
At the annual meeting of world leaders last year, the United Nations chief sounded a global alarm about the survival of humanity and the planet.
U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel has accused China of using “economic coercion” against Japan by banning imports of Japanese seafood in response to the release of treated wastewater from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean, while Chinese boats continue to fish off Japan’s coasts.
A Chinese dissident known for regularly commemorating the 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square has fled to Taiwan and is pleading for help in seeking asylum in the United States or Canada.
The U.S. Treasury Department and China’s Ministry of Finance have launched a pair of economic working groups in an effort to ease tensions and deepen ties between the nations.
China and Syria have announced the formation of a strategic partnership as Chinese leader Xi Jinping kicked off a series of diplomatic meetings ahead of the upcoming Asian Games.
Australia’s government has reported a $14.2 billion budget surplus for the last fiscal year. It’s the first time the nation’s books have been balanced in 15 years, with the government citing low unemployment and high prices for the country’s commodities, including iron ore, coal and gas.
China is telling assembled world leaders at the United Nations that it considers itself part of the Global South.
Murray returns to China and wins 1st-round match at Zhuhai. Linette advances to Guangzhou semifinals
Returning to China for the first time in four years Andy Murray has won his first-round match at the Zhuhai Championships. He beat local wild card Mo Ye Cong 7-5, 6-3.
Syrian President Bashar Assad has arrived in China on his first visit to the country since the start of Syria’s 12-year conflict.
The United Nations chief says Earth is facing a hellish problem in climate change and its leaders still aren’t doing nearly enough to curb carbon emissions that’s causing it.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin says he accepted an invitation from his Chinese counterpart to visit China in October during the Belt and Road Summit.
Leading Chinese planners have voiced confidence in the outlook for the world’s second-largest economy, holding key interest rates steady amid signs of improvement in some areas such as services.
Japan has reported that its exports fell 0.8% in August from a year earlier, with steep declines in shipments to China and the rest of Asia.
The U.S. has imposed sanctions on seven people and four companies in China, Russia and Turkey who officials allege are connected with the development of Iran’s drone program.
Syria’s President Bashar Assad will head to China later this week in his first visit to Beijing since the start of a civil war in his country.
Foreign companies operating in China say tensions with Washington over technology, trade and other issues and uncertainty over Chinese policies are damaging the business environment and causing some to reassess their plans for investing in the giant market.