American Airlines tie up partnership with China Southern

American Airlines and China's biggest carrier by passengers, China Southern, have agreed a strategic partnership. The US airline will buy $200m (£159m) worth of shares in the Chinese firm and the two will "seek to increase cooperation". China Southern is ... ( read original story ...)

American Airlines buys stake in China Southern Airlines

American Airlines has agreed to pay $200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, the biggest of China's three major state-owned carriers, in a bid for a bigger share of the country's growing travel market. American and China Southern will expand ... ( read original story ...)

Australian government suspends extradition treaty with China

Facing a revolt from members of his own party, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has shelved an extradition treaty with Beijing, in a major rebuke to the trustworthiness of China’s justice system. The decision will be closely watched in Ottawa ... ( read original story ...)

Chinese brands make their mark

A decade ago, the most respected domestic brands in China were those attached to clothing, shoes and other small items. Nowadays, Chinese appliance brand Haier, e-commerce platform Alibaba, and personal computer manufacturer Lenovo are well recognised ... ( read original story ...)

China lifts ban on Brazilian beef

BEIJING -- China has lifted an import ban on beef from Brazil after Brazilian authorities promised to block shipments by producers at the centre of a product quality scandal, a foreign ministry spokeswoman said Monday. Brazil also has promised to take ... ( read original story ...)