China sends forces to 1st military base abroad, in Djibouti

China on Tuesday dispatched members of its People's Liberation Army to the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti to man the rising Asian giant's first overseas military base, a key part of a wide-ranging expansion of the role of China's armed forces. The ... ( read original story ...)

China controls information about ailing Nobel Prize laureate

News searches for Liu's name on Baidu, China's largest internet search engine, have turned up no hits since February. Searches on WeChat also turn up empty. Many supporters of political reform inside China have instead taken to Twitter, which is ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing says US apologises for ‘Republic of China’ gaffe

China said Monday the United States apologised after Beijing officially protested a White House statement that mistakenly described Xi Jinping as the president of the "Republic of China". Xi is president of the People's Republic of China, while the ... ( read original story ...)

China says US has apologized for Taiwan name gaffe

Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said China asked the United States for an explanation of the mistake, and the U.S. said it was a technical error. Washington apologized and corrected the error, Geng said at a daily news briefing. In a statement ... ( read original story ...)

China says U.S. has apologized for Taiwan name gaffe

Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said China asked the United States for an explanation of the mistake, and the U.S. said it was a technical error. Washington apologized and corrected the error, Geng said at a daily news briefing. In a statement ... ( read original story ...)

China and Taiwan mixed up in White House gaffe

These are external links and will open in a new window A formal statement from the White House was issued with a very public error - mixing up China and Taiwan. A press release following Donald Trump's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 ... ( read original story ...)

China tests self-sustaining space station in Beijing

BEIJING Sealed behind the steel doors of two bunkers in a Beijing suburb, university students are trying to find out how it feels to live in a space station on another planet, recycling everything from plant cuttings to urine. They are part of a project ... ( read original story ...)