China jails American businesswoman for spying

Sandy Phan-Gillis, a resident of Houston, has been in custody in China since March 2015 when she was detained during a business trip with officials from Texas. One of her lawyers, Shang Baojun, said she pleaded guilty Tuesday to espionage charges in a ... ( read original story ...)

China Mobile to cut roaming charges along Silk Road

China's leading telecom services provider, China Mobile, today said that it will lower roaming charges in 64 countries and regions along the Silk Road. Starting May 1, roaming fees for calls made by China Mobile users in these areas will fall to 0.99 yuan ... ( read original story ...)

China to relax foreign car venture limit

China has provided the clearest indication to date that it plans to lift the cap on how much foreign carmakers can own of their local joint ventures, putting pressure on Chinese carmakers to speed up the building of their own brands. In a joint release on ... ( read original story ...)

Blame Washington not Beijing for problems opening a bank account

What do Ai Weiwei, Joshua Wong Chi-fung and Agnes Chow Ting have in common? It’s funny how political agitators like to round on poor HSBC and claim persecution when they can’t open a bank account in Hong Kong. But really, it’s not Beijing you guys ... ( read original story ...)

China launches aircraft carrier, boosting military presence

US President Donald Trump has also proposed a 10% increase in the military budget. Chinese state news agency Xinhua said work had started on China's latest aircraft carrier in 2013. The launch was attended by the vice-president of China's central military ... ( read original story ...)