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Hong Kong gears up for major tech event
Hong Kong will be playing host, albeit virtually, to a major international blockchain event in November. Industry leaders from across the world are expected to participate in Ho...
China Is Building Green Cities, But Struggling to Find Residents
Eco city near Chengdu is a far cry from China’s polluted industrial centers
China-US rivalry: Asian countries fear getting caught in a new cold war
Despite their deep economic relations with China, some Southeast Asian nations are ‘starting to question whether a Chinese form of governance is palatable’, analyst says.
China eases visa restrictions for foreigners
Foreign nationals with valid permits can arrive in the country but will have to complete quarantine, foreign ministry says.
China says it won’t approve TikTok sale, calls it ‘extortion’
The September 20 deadline for a purported TikTok sale has already passed, but the parties involved have yet to settle terms on the deal. ByteDance and TikTok’s bidders Oracle an...
Vatican and China prepare to renew historic deal, angering US
Pope Francis has reportedly approved a two-year renewal of the deal on the appointment of bishops vetted by the Vatican.
Trump ‘spreading political virus’ at United Nations
After US president accuses Beijing of spreading COVID-19 ‘plague’, China’s Xi says ‘need to get through this together’.
Blocking students is not the answer to Chinese spying in America
Some visas are being revoked for no good reason
China’s US dollar debt defaults climb as virus, US tensions hurt business
US dollar bond defaults by Chinese firms have jumped threefold to US$12 billion so far this year from US$4 billion for all of 2019, shaking market confidence.
Rival or partner? Shenzhen eclipses Hong Kong, Tokyo as stock trading jumps
Shenzhen outshines Hong Kong on some metrics after 40 years as a special economic zone. The combined strength may be worth more than the value of each market, justifying closer ...
Beijing’s new rules aim to make it easier to get money in and out of China
Under a draft regulation up for public review, a foreign investor will be able to open a bond investment account at a custodian bank in China, allowing firms to bring in money d...
China and Hong Kong issue new plastic import rules
Recycled plastic pellets are facing greater scrutiny upon import into China, international recycling stakeholders recently reported. Meanwhile, Hong Kong moved to incorporate up...
Beijing, Hunan and Anhui to get new pilot free trade zones
Three new pilot free trade zones in the Chinese capital city of Beijing, the southern province of Hunan and the eastern province of Anhui were announced on Monday.
Xi calls for mutual respect and cooperation between nations in speech to UN
Chinese leader’s diplomatic rhetoric is unlikely to sway any American politicians who are already alarmed by Beijing’s actions, analyst says.
China’s wealth gap drives young ‘losers’ online in search of solace
China is on track to officially alleviate poverty by end of this year, but there is growing frustration over inequality and limited social mobility among young people.
China’s overseas graduates return in record numbers into already crowded domestic job market
Over 800,000 Chinese students who studied in the likes of the US, Britain or Australia returned to China this year in the search of work in an already crowded domestic job marke...
Hong Kong democrats face choice: Engage Beijing or give up seats
Following China’s delay of Hong Kong’s legislative elections, opposition lawmakers face a defining choice: Keep playing by Beijing’s rules? Or quit and join the radicals in the ...
HSBC shares hit 25-year low on report of China 'unreliable list'
Shares in banking giant HSBC plunged to a 25-year low Monday on fears it could be added to a Chinese list of firms deemed a threat to national security and following news it had...
Chinese single ladies learning to love the solo lifestyle
Rising numbers of younger Chinese are shunning the social pressure to marry, mirroring trends in other countries
China's rich seek bodyguards schooled in digital dark arts
At the "Genghis Security Academy", which bills itself as China's only dedicated bodyguard school, students learn that the threats to the country's newly-rich in the tech age are...
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