China’s jailed Nobel Peace laureate given medical parole

Geng Shuang, a spokesman for China's foreign ministry, said Monday he was not aware of the latest development in Liu's case. The news of Liu's diagnosis shocked and saddened fellow human rights activists in China. "It's known that Liu Xiaobo and his family ... ( read original story ...)

Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop

China and the U.S. accounted for almost all the decline ... everyone else is irrelevant in the scheme of things,” said Tim Buckley, energy finance director for the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. Burning coal for power ... ( read original story ...)

China tries Crown Resorts employees on gambling charges

SHANGHAI (AP) — Australian and Chinese casino employees stood trial Monday on charges relating to gambling, which is illegal in mainland China, in a case that highlights the sensitivity of doing certain businesses in China. Three Australians from the ... ( read original story ...)

China, Canada vow not to conduct cyber attacks on private sector

China and Canada have signed an agreement vowing not to conduct state-sponsored cyber attacks against each other aimed at stealing trade secrets or other confidential business information. The agreement was reached during talks between Canada's national ... ( read original story ...)

China dangles staggering $15bn before Bawumia’s eyes

Returning from his 4-day visit to China, Vice-President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia said at a Sunday press briefing at the Jubilee lounge of the Kotoka International Airport, Ghana needs to 'leverage its natural resources.' Dr. Bawumia said it "makes economic ... ( read original story ...)

China’s craving for crayfish creates US$2 billion business

China’s prodigious appetite for crayfish has created a multibillion dollar business in China, large enough to provide a living for five million people. Originally imported by Japanese traders to China’s Nanjing as feed for bullfrogs in the 1920s, but ... ( read original story ...)