Philippines goes easy on China in final ASEAN statement

The Philippines followed up a summit of Southeast Asian leaders by releasing a final communique Sunday that removed mention of international concerns over China's "militarization" of newly built islands in the disputed South China Sea in a major concession ... ( read original story ...)

China factory output growth slows

Output in China's factories and mines continued to expand in April but at a slower pace than in the previous month. The purchasing manager's index (PMI) was 51.2 in April, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said, down from a near five-year high of 51 ... ( read original story ...)

China-built amphibious aircraft takes maiden flight – Xinhua

BEIJING China's domestically developed AG600, the world's largest amphibious aircraft, took its maiden flight ahead of schedule on Saturday from the southern city of Zhuhai, according to the official Xinhua news agency. The AG600 was designed to extinguish ... ( read original story ...)

China deports U.S. businesswoman it convicted of spying

Sandy Phan-Gillis was detained by Chinese authorities in March 2015 during a business trip. China has deported an American businesswoman whom it convicted of spying a few days earlier. Sandy Phan-Gillis spent more than two years in Chinese custody after ... ( read original story ...)

China April manufacturing growth slows faster than expected

BEIJING Growth in China's manufacturing sector slowed faster than expected in April, an official survey showed on Sunday, as producer price inflation cooled and policymakers' efforts to reduce financial risks in the economy weighed on demand. The National ... ( read original story ...)

China Unicom complete Nokia VSR residential broadband trial

China Unicom has conducted a live trial of Nokia’s virtualised service router (VSR) on its commercial network to enhance residential broadband services. China Unicom, which is adopting software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions ... ( read original story ...)