Nov 01, 2012 03:51 EDT
China's political elite are expected to oust disgraced figure Bo Xilai and jostle for leadership roles in their last formal meeting which opened Thursday ahead of next week's landmark power handover.
Nov 01, 2012 02:19 EDT
The factories that have powered China's economic miracle are reeling from the global slowdown, presenting the incoming leadership in Beijing with a restless workforce at a defining moment in the country's growth story.
Oct 31, 2012 17:21 EDT
Top members of China's Communist Party are expected to debate leadership changes and oust disgraced figure Bo Xilai as they hold their last meeting starting Thursday ahead of a power transition next week.
Sep 05, 2012 12:43 EDT
China and the United States stepped back on Wednesday from sparring over the tense South China Sea as the Asian power told Secretary of State Hillary Clinton it would work on a code to manage disputes.
Aug 11, 2012 23:04 EDT
As holidaymakers crowded beaches at the Chinese seaside resort of Beidaihe, a heightened security presence was the only sign that China's most senior leaders had gathered for their annual talks.
Aug 05, 2012 09:45 EDT
China's leaders including the man expected to be the next president have begun their summer meetings at a seaside resort, state press said Sunday, ahead of a once-in-a-decade transition of power.
Jul 16, 2012 16:56 EDT
Asian shares edged higher Monday on the back of a strong Wall Street rally, but Chinese stocks plunged to a new three-year low after growth in the world's second-largest economy slowed.
Jul 10, 2012 15:19 EDT
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius wrapped up a visit to Beijing on Tuesday, saying he hoped for a "higher quality partnership" between France and China.
Jul 09, 2012 07:58 EDT
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius met with his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi on Monday, with the two discussing the bloodshed in Syria among a range of international issues.
Jul 05, 2012 09:40 EDT
China on Thursday pledged financial aid to Cuba as it undertakes historic economic reforms, promising visiting President Raul Castro a new credit line as well as help in health care and technology.
Jul 05, 2012 07:54 EDT
Cuban President Raul Castro begins talks with China's leaders on Thursday during which he is expected to win backing from his country's longtime ally in helping to implement historic economic reforms.
Jun 26, 2012 02:31 EDT
Tibet's exiled political leader Lobsang Sangay on Tuesday said a spate of self-immolations in China was a strong message being sent by oppressed and desperate people who want to assert their freedom.
Jun 05, 2012 03:13 EDT
Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in China on Tuesday for a three-day visit aimed at bolstering a crucial alliance that has seen the giant neighbours block further action against Syria.
May 12, 2012 14:59 EDT
Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr said Saturday the controversial deployment of US Marines in his country had not provoked a strong response from Beijing.
Apr 28, 2012 11:32 EDT
Russia and China on Saturday firmed up plans to raise capital for a joint $4 billion investment fund as a top Chinese official, who is set to be the next premier, visited for talks.
Apr 27, 2012 11:29 EDT
China's likely next premier Li Keqiang and Russian strongman Vladimir Putin on Friday praised close ties between the two giant neighbours as they met amid power transitions in both countries.
Apr 27, 2012 10:27 EDT
China's likely next premier praised a new Russia as he flew to Moscow for meetings with its leaders amid power transition in both countries.
Apr 27, 2012 05:19 EDT
Russian strongman Vladimir Putin and outgoing President Dmitry Medvedev were set Friday to host a top Chinese official who is tipped to become premier amid transitions of power in both countries.
Mar 30, 2012 13:20 EDT
Independent investigators have uncovered workplace abuses in a "full-body scan" audit of three Foxconn factories in China that pump out coveted Apple gadgets.
Mar 30, 2012 10:29 EDT
Workplace abuses were uncovered in an audit that equated to "a full body scan" of three Chinese factories pumping out coveted Apple gadgets, independent investigators reported.