Vatican defends China invite to organ trafficking summit

The Vatican has defended its decision to invite China to a conference on organ trafficking despite its record of using executed inmates as organ donors. The head of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (PAS) admitted he did not know whether the practice was ... ( read original story ...)

China News – Citi, JPMorgan

Reuters reports that Citigroup is the first U.S.-based bank to be granted the Type A license to act as a bond settlement agent in China's interbank bond market. Other global banks with such a license include Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas. Type A license ... ( read original story ...)

US should 'brush up on' South China Sea history: China

BEIJING: The United States needs to brush up on its history about the South China Sea, as World War II-related agreements mandated that all Chinese territories taken by Japan had to be returned to China, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in Australia. ( read original story ...)

China, US cannot afford conflict: Chinese foreign minister

SYDNEY: There would be no winner from conflict between China and the United States, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi warned on Tuesday, seeking to dampen tension between the two nations that flared after the election of U.S. President Donald Trump. ( read original story ...)

Disney boss warns China trade war would be damaging

Walt Disney's chief executive has warned that a trade war between the US and China would be bad for business. China is increasingly important for the firm's movie and merchandise sales. And it says Disneyland Shanghai - its first theme park in mainland ... ( read original story ...)

China's foreign reserves fall to nearly 6-year low

The shrinkage for seven months in a row shows that capital has continued to flow out of China and suggests it has intervened in currency markets by aggressively selling U.S. dollars to support the yuan. To have fuller access to the Kyodo News website ... ( read original story ...)

China says both sides will lose from conflict with US

China asserts sovereignty over almost all of the resource-rich ... "Beijing certainly welcomes a deep engagement with the United States," she told Sky News. "They are looking forward to an era of cooperation, they see opportunity with the new ... ( read original story ...)

China seeks to show pope, world its organ trafficking reforms

China is stepping up its efforts to persuade the international medical community that it has stopped using executed prisoners as organ donors, sending a high-level delegation to a Vatican conference amid continued skepticism that the practice has ended ... ( read original story ...)