United States

Officials fear China compromised US covert communications, report says

U.S. intelligence officials are now concerned that China has compromised the methods that the CIA uses to communicate with overseas assets, dampening agents’ enthusiasm after the Monday arrest of a former CIA officer for retaining classified inform

Business

Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan Snags China Release Date

If Bajrangi Bhaijaan can earn, say, $25 million or more in China, it could open the doors for more films from India to enter the Chinese market.

Health

China births drop 3.5 percent in 2017 - China Daily

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Births in mainland China fell by 3.5 percent to 17.23 million last year, the China Daily reported on Friday, citing figures from the country's statistics bureau.

World

Six Chinese Ships Covertly Aided North Korea. The U.S. Was Watching

Intelligence gathered by American officials provides what they say is detailed evidence of sanctions violations, involving illicit cargo such as coal that the regime relies on for hard currency. China later successfully lobbied to have the vessels removed

Investing

Growing Pains: Incomes Continue To Rise In China, But Fewer People Are Investing

A slowdown in spending on new factories and investment property is denting China's prospects for economic growth this year, analysts say.

World

Marriott's global accounts mysteriously stopped tweeting — and there might be a chilling reason why

Chinese authorities shut down Marriott International's Chinese website after the hospitality company listed Hong Kong and Taiwan as countries on its site.

World

India tests powerful new long-range ballistic missile amid tensions with Pakistan and China

Launch likely to stoke regional tensions amid long-running border disputes

Technology

Another top Silicon Valley investor slams politically correct tech culture, praises China

Mike Moritz of Sequoia Capital has joined Y Combinator's Sam Altman in praising China's start-up culture over Silicon Valley's

Business

Bitcoin price recovers after crash, but threat of new regulation looms over cryptocurrencies

Countries across the world are discussing banning trading in digital currencies

World

HRW says Trump is 'disaster' for human rights, fuels authoritarians

PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's record on human rights in his first year in office has been a "disaster" and has encouraged oppression by authoritarian leaders from China to Russia, the head of Human Rights Watch said in an interview on We

World

China is a disruptive force, U.S. Pacific military chief says

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. military's Pacific command called China a disruptive power in the Indo-Pacific region on Thursday and urged countries in the area to build capabilities and work together to ensure free and open seas.

World

One way China could be clearing a path to investment ties in Western Europe

China's spending in Central and Eastern Europe could lead to connections across the continent, one expert told CNBC.

Top News

US slips behind China in new global leadership poll

A year into Donald Trump's presidency, global confidence in US leadership has fallen to a new low, according to an opinion survey conducted across 134 countries.

World

India test-fires missile amid perceived threats from China, Pakistan

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India tested its longest-range intercontinental missile on Thursday, the defense ministry said, part of efforts to build a nuclear deterrent against neighboring Pakistan and China.

Asia

JD.com leads investment in Vietnam-based e-commerce service Tiki

 JD.com, the Chinese e-commerce firm that rivals Alibaba, has continued its expansion in Southeast Asia with an investment in Vietnam-based Tiki, a seven-year-old online retail service. JD.com is leading a Series C investment round in Tiki alongside

Business

In The U.S.-China Trade Discussion, There's No Surplus Of Rational Thought

China reported last week that its 2017 trade surplus with the United States was a record-setting $275.8 billion. This is disturbing for four reasons, but probably not the reasons you suspect.

Sport

Australia steps up efforts to woo Chinese tennis tourists

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The Australian Open has stepped up efforts to lure Chinese tennis fans to Melbourne Park by boosting broadcast and sponsorship deals.

World

China testing facial recognition technology in Muslim region of Xinjiang

Critics fear 'alarm project' is transforming autonomous region into high-tech police state

World

Human Rights Watch says Trump era encourages world dictators

Human Rights Watch says that new intolerance in countries like the United States is encouraging oppressive strongmen from Russia to China and Turkey.

Top News

China's fourth-quarter economic growth beats expectations

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economy grew faster than expected in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, helped by a rebound in the industrial sector, a resilient property market and strong export growth.

Top News

China's economy had a pretty great 2017

It's the first time since 2010 that China's official growth rate has bested the prior year.

World

Russia starts shipping S-400 air defense missile system to China: TASS cites source

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has started delivering its S-400 surface-to-air missile system to China under the terms of a contract signed in 2014, the TASS news agency cited an unnamed source in the Russian military-industrial complex as saying on Thursday.

Energy

Petroyuan won't be a threat, for now

China is looking to launch a yuan-based crude futures contract. Ravi Krishnaswamy of Frost & Sullivan says it won't pose a threat to the dollar just yet.

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