Xi Jinping is a Chinese politician who has been the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) since 2012, President of the People’s Republic of China since 2013, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission since 2014. He is one of the most powerful and influential leaders...
US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo talked up American firms' desire to do business in China and her hopes for further engagement with Chinese officials on market access on Wednesday, after earlier comments over China being "uninvestible". At a press conference in Shanghai, Raimondo said she had not expected any breakthroughs...
BANGKOK (AP) — Zhang Hongliang, a former restaurant manager in central China, took various gigs in and outside China to support his family after losing his job during the COVID-19 pandemic. In March, a job offer to teach Chinese cooking at a restaurant led him into a cyber scam compound...
China removed its defence minister on Tuesday, the second ousting of a senior leader in three months, raising questions about the stability of the leadership team around Chinese President Xi Jinping. General Li Shangfu, who has been absent from public view for two months, was dismissed as defence minister and...
China and India, the world’s two largest populations, are competing against each other by developing their own 1,000-qubit quantum computers, a goal that will be achieved by the United States’s IBM this year. In terms of making quantum computers, India is a latecomer when compared with China. The Indian government in...
Commanders and senior officers of the People’s Liberation Army must go to the front lines to ensure the day-to-day problems of the rank and file are resolved in a timely manner, the PLA Daily said in an editorial. The call, published on Tuesday, mostly addressed the importance of conducting field...
China on Friday sought to deflect criticism that its objections to the proposals on Ukraine and climate issues were blocking an agreement at the G20 summit in New Delhi, saying it is participating in the discussions in an “active and constructive way.” Replying to questions on criticism by British...
Proposed changes to a Chinese public security law to criminalize comments, clothing, or symbols that “undermine the spirit” or “harm the feelings” of China have triggered the concern of legal experts in China, who say the amendments could be used arbitrarily. China proposes a ban on clothing that ‘hurt nation’s...
Officials from the United States and China on Monday held a two-hour long virtual meeting to discuss domestic and global macroeconomic developments, the U.S. Treasury Department said, calling the meeting "productive and substantive". Ties between the world's two largest economies have been strained in recent years due to a number...
WASHINGTON: The United States is imposing sanctions on three China-based companies that it said on Friday have worked to supply missile‐applicable items to Pakistan’s ballistic missile program. A US State Department statement identified the firms as General Technology Limited, Beijing Luo Luo Technology Development Co Ltd, and Changzhou Utek Composite...