Communist Party

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…

2 months ago

China’s shock GDP delay shows Communist Party trumps economy

During a week when investors are scrutinizing every utterance by officials in Beijing, the government’s unprecedented silence on key economic…

2 months ago

China censors ending of ‘Minions’ movie to show crime doesn’t pay

BEIJING • China’s censors have changed the ending of animated film “Minions: The Rise of Gru” so good triumphs over…

4 months ago

Taiwan condemns ‘evil neighbour’ China over war drills

TAIWAN blasted its “evil neighbour next door” on Friday after China encircled the island with a series of huge military…

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

Chinese official sacked for negligence, video game addiction

BEIJING, China – A Chinese official has been sacked for negligence, video game addiction, and a litany of other offences,…

5 months ago

Neighborhood Covid Enforcers Keep Large Parts of Shanghai in Lockdown

SHANGHAI has been officially easing a lockdown that kept its 25 million residents home-bound for nearly two months following a…

7 months ago

Asian Games 2022 in China postponed: organisers

by AFP BEIJING – The Asian Games due to take place in Hangzhou in September have been postponed indefinitely, organisers…

7 months ago

Lockdown Jitters Hit Beijing as Shanghai Virus Deaths Climb

by BLOOMBERG CHINA’S coronavirus outbreak worsened as rising cases in Beijing sparked jitters about an unprecedented lockdown of the capital,…

8 months ago

Shanghai unveils biz restart plan on supply chain woes

by BLOOMBERG SHANGHAI • Shanghai published plans to resume production in the city after weeks of Covid-19 lockdown snarled supply…

8 months ago

China’s coattails are safer than houses

pic by BLOOMBERG THE deflation of a property bubble might seem like an unfortunate event for the banks that helped…

10 months ago

One reason for rising food prices? Chinese hoarding

IN RECENT months, food prices have hit 10-year highs, causing concern worldwide. Supply-chain bottlenecks, labour shortages, bad weather and a…

11 months ago

Chinese Developers Slump as Shimao Bond Plunge Spooks Investors

by BLOOMBERG A SUDDEN drop in the bonds of Shimao Group Holdings Ltd. sparked a broader selloff amid renewed concern…

12 months ago