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Chinese state media hopes for best with Trump, prepares for worst

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BEIJING Chinese state media on Saturday said that it hoped the new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump understood the importance of relations with China, but that Beijing should also prepare for the worst.

China sees 'grim' situation in relations with Taiwan this year

BEIJING Relations between China and Taiwan this year will be "even more complex and grim" and Beijing will resolutely oppose any form of separatist activity, a senior Chinese official said, but added China would also maintain peace and stability.

21 Jan 2017

Germany must prepare for 'rough ride' under Trump - Vice Chancellor

BERLIN Germany will need a new economic strategy geared toward Asia should the new U.S. administration start a trade war with China, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said on Friday, warning against protectionism hours after President Donald Trump was sworn in.

21 Jan 2017

China-U.S. trade tensions high on Big Oil's worry list

DAVOS, Switzerland Oil executives and Middle East producers are concerned that trade tensions between the United States and China risk clouding the outlook for global energy demand growth and a recovery in the price of oil.

20 Jan 2017

China-U.S. trade tensions high on Big Oil's worry list

DAVOS, Switzerland Oil executives and Middle East producers are concerned that trade tensions between the United States and China risk clouding the outlook for global energy demand growth and a recovery in the price of oil.

20 Jan 2017

China asks regions to spell out how they will crack down on low-grade recycled steel

BEIJING China has asked local authorities to provide a list of producers of a highly-polluting kind of low-end steel product, with details of specific measures and a timetable for phasing out its production, as part of China's drive to tackle smog.

Environment, Environment 20 Jan 2017

China asks regions to spell out how they will crack down on low-grade recycled steel

BEIJING China has asked local authorities to provide a list of producers of a highly-polluting kind of low-end steel product, with details of specific measures and a timetable for phasing out its production, as part of China's drive to tackle smog.

20 Jan 2017

China names new navy chief

BEIJING, Jan 20 China has appointed a new naval chief, state media said on Friday, citing as confirmation his comments at an official function, which were attributed using the new designation.

20 Jan 2017

China money rates fall after c.bank liquidity support, yuan flat

SHANGHAI, Jan 20 China's primary money rates fell on Friday, but remained elevated, after the central bank provided banks with liquidity support, to help avert a cash crunch before the Lunar New Year.

20 Jan 2017

Tencent, Hillhouse Capital take stakes in Aviva Hong Kong

LONDON China's Tencent Holdings and hedge fund Hillhouse Capital, headed by billionaire Zhang Lei, are taking stakes in British insurer Aviva's Hong Kong business, the insurer said on Friday.

20 Jan 2017