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23 05, 2019

Trump-Xi trade war summit at G20 in Japan still up in the air as ‘conditions not right’, China adviser says

By | 2019-05-23T13:45:10+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|Headlines|Comments Off on Trump-Xi trade war summit at G20 in Japan still up in the air as ‘conditions not right’, China adviser says

A meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump at the G20 summit in Japan next month is still up in the air as the “current conditions” are not right, a Chinese state researcher said.“Given the current conditions, what can...

23 05, 2019

Will China’s 600km/h maglev train bring air travellers down to earth?

By | 2019-05-23T13:35:07+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|Headlines|Comments Off on Will China’s 600km/h maglev train bring air travellers down to earth?

An experimental magnetic levitation train capable of travelling at 600km/h went on show at Qingdao in eastern Shandong province on Thursday, state media said.Powerful electromagnets hold the Qingdao prototype at a thumb’s width from the rail, giving a ...

22 05, 2019

New house builds ‘to peak at only 25,000’, says country’s largest housebuilder

By | 2019-05-22T19:16:49+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|Headlines|Comments Off on New house builds ‘to peak at only 25,000’, says country’s largest housebuilder

The chief executive of Cairn Homes, the country’s largest housebuilder, said annual peak new supply will reach only 25,000 in the coming years, meaning too few homes will be built to keep the housing crisis and runaway rents under control.

22 05, 2019

Domestic violence in the spotlight in attack caught on camera in China

By | 2019-05-22T08:56:34+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|Headlines|Comments Off on Domestic violence in the spotlight in attack caught on camera in China

A video posted online of a man allegedly assaulting his wife spurred police in China into action – only to discover that the man was already in custody.The video of the attack was posted online on China’s Twitter-like Weibo service on Tuesday by a user...

22 05, 2019

Chinese police net 62 suspects and 11 firearms in 10-month campaign against gun crime

By | 2019-05-22T08:09:27+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|Headlines|Comments Off on Chinese police net 62 suspects and 11 firearms in 10-month campaign against gun crime

Chinese police have detained 62 people after a nationwide investigation into the manufacture and sale of firearms and ammunition, according to Chinese media.The operation, which spanned 20 provinces, began in July last year when officers from Cangnan c...