Monday, June 26, 2017

Scientific alliance to tighten Belt and Road link — Thailand –...

Twenty national scientific and research organizations from countries and regions along the Belt and Road Initiative issued a declaration on Tuesday, establishing an alliance...

China Takes Hands-Off Approach as ‘Whack-a-Mole’ Property Market Returns

China's “whack-a-mole” property market is making a comeback – but it seems the central government isn’t reaching for the hammer just yet. After keeping...

‘Lianghui Gray:’ Smog Chokes Beijing as National People’s Congress Kicks Off

On the eve of its biggest political pageant of the year, Beijing was stubbornly hunkered down in the midst of one of its regular...

China Cheers Leonardo DiCaprio’s Oscar Win, Though Online Broadcasts Halted

Movie fans in China had been eagerly awaiting the moment when Leonardo DiCaprio would receive his long-due Oscar statue -- but Chinese video streaming...

In Rare State Media Tour, Xi Jinping Takes the Anchor’s Chair

In a whirlwind tour on Friday, President Xi Jinping traipsed through China’s flagship state-media organizations, offering encouragement to journalists and dabbling in social-media outreach. ...

China Deploys Missiles on Disputed Island in South China Sea

China has positioned surface-to-air missiles on a disputed island in the South China Sea, a U.S. official said Tuesday. Reforms started in the late...

In China, Fraud Adds to Bank-Stock Volatility

Stock markets around the world are pounding bank stocks. There's an added concern about banks in China: how the market falls may be exposing...

CCTV’s New Year Gala Draws Critique: More Monkey, Less Propaganda

Every year, more than 700 million Chinese people turn on their televisions to watch the state broadcaster usher in the Lunar New Year with...