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1 08, 2021

The common interests behind China and the Taliban’s talks in Tianjin

By | 2021-08-01T14:30:13+00:00 August 1st, 2021|Headlines|Comments Off on The common interests behind China and the Taliban’s talks in Tianjin

No sooner had US deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman left Tianjin after tense talks with Chinese officials last week, than a Taliban delegation arrived at the same hotel from Afghanistan.It was a clear message that Beijing will forge its own strate...

1 08, 2021

China’s securities watchdog reaches out to US in Didi crackdown aftermath

By | 2021-08-01T13:00:23+00:00 August 1st, 2021|Headlines|Comments Off on China’s securities watchdog reaches out to US in Didi crackdown aftermath

China’s securities watchdog is seeking greater communication with its US counterpart over listing requirements for Chinese companies amid fresh disclosure demands from the United States for China-based firms.“The securities regulators of the two countr...

31 07, 2021

Sherman talks signal firm US support for Taiwan but ‘no blank cheque’

By | 2021-07-31T10:00:13+00:00 July 31st, 2021|Headlines|Comments Off on Sherman talks signal firm US support for Taiwan but ‘no blank cheque’

Closer relations between Washington and Taipei look set to continue, with the US signalling firm support for the self-ruled island in this week’s high-level talks in China.US deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman showed no sign of compromise on sens...

31 07, 2021

Covid-19 reaches flood-hit city of Zhengzhou as virus continues to spread across China

By | 2021-07-31T07:19:41+00:00 July 31st, 2021|Headlines|Comments Off on Covid-19 reaches flood-hit city of Zhengzhou as virus continues to spread across China

The spread of the highly infectious Delta variant of Covid-19 shows no signs of slowing down in China as a case emerged in the flood-hit city of Zhengzhou.The National Health Commission reported a total of 55 daily cases from Friday, including 25 impor...

29 07, 2021

After Didi losses, US lawmakers demand probe into Chinese companies on American exchanges

By | 2021-07-29T20:50:41+00:00 July 29th, 2021|Headlines|Comments Off on After Didi losses, US lawmakers demand probe into Chinese companies on American exchanges

A group of Republican lawmakers added pressure on America’s securities regulator to investigate Chinese companies listed on US exchanges, citing losses sustained by Didi Chuxing shareholders as a result of a probe of the company launched by Beijing, wh...

29 07, 2021

BMW chases China car smugglers across Canada, their trail strewn with fake documents, bogus bank accounts

By | 2021-07-29T20:30:32+00:00 July 29th, 2021|Headlines|Comments Off on BMW chases China car smugglers across Canada, their trail strewn with fake documents, bogus bank accounts

On April 15, a young man walked into a BMW dealership in Markham, Ontario, and signed a lease on a new X7 SUV, taking delivery of the C$140,000 (US$112,000) vehicle the next month.Within days, the luxury car was heading west on a 4,000km (2,500 miles) ...