South China Sea: Japan to deploy largest warship

Japan plans to dispatch its largest warship on a three-month tour through the South China Sea in May, three sources said ... the sources told Reuters news agency. The carrier will then return to Japan in August. "The aim is to test the capability ... ( read original story ...)

China may roll back electric car quotas as industry pushes back

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is considering easing proposed quotas aimed at producing more electric vehicles, as Beijing gets pushback from the automotive industry over the scale and pace of the plans. If adopted, proposed changes under discussion could see a ... ( read original story ...)

China law would outlaw insults to Communist heroes, martyrs

BEIJING — Damaging the reputation and honour of heroes and martyrs could be a civil offence under a proposed draft of China's civil law as the Communist Party further tightens the space for public discourse on historical issues. The official Xinhua News ... ( read original story ...)

China buoys stainless production totals in 2016

However, production growth in China easily outstripped the world average in leaping 15.7% year on year to 24.938 million tonnes, thereby accounting for more than 55% of total world output in 2016. In the Western Europe/Africa region last year, stainless ... ( read original story ...)

China fans anger over Seoul's missile move

Lotte makes a lot of money in China. // Yet still offers a place to the US. At the weekend I was monitoring social media and had the following conversation with a woman in Beijing. Woman: I'm watching the news about the North Korea situation. Stephen ... ( read original story ...)