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China markets set for more volatility as covid-zero stays

The yuan dropped at the start of what may be another volatile week for Chinese markets after health officials vowed…

3 weeks ago

Xi Set for Clean Sweep With China Allies Dominating Leadership

PRESIDENT Xi Jinping (picture) is officially set for a third term surrounded by allies, after key Communist Party officials without close ties…

1 month ago

China censors rare anti-Xi protest ahead of Communist Party congress

BEIJING – China's internet censors removed on Friday virtually all references to reports of a rare protest in Beijing that involved…

2 months ago

Ringleader in Brutal Attack on Chinese Women Jailed for 24 Years

A COURT in China has jailed for 24 years the leader of a gang linked to a vicious attack on…

2 months ago

Singapore’s rising costs of running a business outpace Hong Kong

SINGAPORE looks like an attractive location for firms wanting to exit Hong Kong, but they may find a move to…

2 months ago

US announces $1.1b arms package for Taiwan

WASHINGTON, United States – The United States on Friday announced a new $1.1 billion package of arms to Taiwan, vowing…

3 months ago

China imposes Covid-19 lockdowns for millions around Beijing

BEIJING – Millions of people in areas surrounding China's capital were ordered into lockdown Tuesday, with authorities doubling down on…

3 months ago

China’s milestone moment for markets now just a distant memory

SENTIMENT toward China’s frayed financial markets looks to be on its last legs with rebounds that don’t last, inflows that…

3 months ago

Alibaba, ByteDance share details of prized algorithms with Beijing for first time

CHINA'S Internet giants from Tencent Holdings Ltd to ByteDance Ltd have shared details of their prized algorithms with Beijing for…

4 months ago

Taiwan holds military drill after China repeats threats

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Taiwan's army held another live-fire drill Thursday after Beijing ended its largest-ever military exercises around the island…

4 months ago

China’s Taiwan war games threaten more global supply chain disruption

CHINESE military exercises around Taiwan are set to disrupt one of the world's busiest shipping zones, analysts told AFP, highlighting…

4 months ago

White House warns Beijing against turning Pelosi Taiwan visit into a ‘crisis’

THE White House on Monday warned China against overreacting to a trip by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (picture) to…

4 months ago

Jack Ma escapes Beijing’s crosshairs by giving up his power

JACK MA  (picture) is taking a weeks-long tour in Europe after largely disappearing from public view for almost two years, adding…

4 months ago