Could China's Trump tactics actually be working?

But throughout, Beijing has shown iron self-discipline and restraint. China's official news agency Xinhua noted of Mr Trump: "He will soon realise that leaders of the two countries must use more mature and effective ways to communicate than trading barbs ... ( read original story ...)

North Korea says China 'dancing to the tune of the US'

The statement did not name China, but referred to a "neighbouring country" which "often claims" to be friendly. "This country, styling itself a big power, is dancing to the tune of the US," the state-run news agency said. In a direct reference to the ban ... ( read original story ...)

China military says aware of U.S. carrier in South China Sea

and earnestly respects the efforts of countries in the region to maintain peace and stability in the South China Sea," Ren told a regular monthly news briefing. "Of course, we also respect freedom of navigation and overflight for all countries in the South ... ( read original story ...)

Is China finally losing patience with North Korea? Let's hope so

And once again, Beijing has shied away from doing the one thing that would really hurt Mr. Kim – opening its border and allowing North Koreans to flee into China. Yes, that would be a messy exodus. Beijing is no doubt averse to that, but it is probably ... ( read original story ...)

China's thriving SUV-only automaker looks to global growth

BAODING, China -- Wei Jianjun is the chief matchmaker in China's love affair with the SUV. A decade ago, the chairman of Great Wall Motors Ltd. saw opportunity as the bulky vehicles began shedding their image in China as a farm tool. Wei cut back on making ... ( read original story ...)

U.S.-born panda Bao Bao lands in China after leaving D.C. zoo

The panda's keeper, Marty Dearie, said in an interview with China's official Xinhua News Agency at the airport in Chengdu that the flight went well. "She ate and slept the whole flight and we have no concerns, none at all," he said. Bao Bao, whose name ... ( read original story ...)

Tillerson affirms importance of constructive U.S.-China ties

according to China's Xinhua news agency. China's readout of the call did not mention any specific issues, with Xinhua noting only that they also "exchanged some views on a number of international issues." On Saturday, China's Commerce Ministry said it ... ( read original story ...)