US-China relations: Trump meets senior official Yang Jiechi

On 9 February Mr Trump spoke to Chinese President Xi Jinping by telephone. In that call he agreed to honour the "One China" policy, backing away from previous threats to recognise the government of Taiwan, which China regards as a breakaway province. ( read original story ...)

Ren Hang: Death of China's hotshot erotic photographer

The Chinese art world was rocked over the weekend by news that famed erotic photographer Ren Hang had ... He shot for major fashion brands and magazines such as Gucci and GQ China. Details of his death on Friday are still emerging, but he is believed ... ( read original story ...)

China's financial regulators keep lid on emergent risks

China faces eight major risk areas in the financial sector ... focus more on functional regulation that would address supervision of cross-sector financial business. Regulation capability and cross-sector coordination should be improved to prevent ... ( read original story ...)

US-China relations: Trump meets top diplomat Yang Jiechi

China's top diplomat had a brief meeting with President Donald Trump while at the White House for talks with the president's advisers. State Councillor Yang Jiechi is the first senior Chinese official to meet Mr Trump since his inauguration. Mr Yang also ... ( read original story ...)

The Brands That Matter Most to Chinese Consumers (And Why)

As the second largest consumer market in the world, brand relevance is of increasing importance in China. Brands, both local and foreign, face increasing competition and evolving consumer needs that have intensified brand building. Late last year ... ( read original story ...)

China's coal consumption falls for 3rd year in a row

BEIJING, China - China's consumption of coal fell in 2016 for a third year in a row, official data showed Tuesday, as the world's top polluter increasingly grapples with its massive pollution challenges. The National Bureau of Statistics said coal ... ( read original story ...)