China gains upper hand in Myanmar

"Amid the unpredictable challenges of this democratic transition, Western influence on Burma is waning, while Beijing is becoming more assertive," Myanmar's Irrawaddy news website said in an editorial. Recent weeks have seen a flurry of China-Myanmar ... ( read original story ...)

Anti-smog bikes: Pedalling towards smog-free China

We should use creativity to improve the way we live.” Beijing and Tianjin are just two of 300 cities in China that badly failed air-quality tests in 2015, according to Greenpeace. More than 1.6 million people die every year in China from breathing toxic ... ( read original story ...)

China can do more to ease North Korea threat, says US official

China has realised that time is running out to rein in North Korea's nuclear programme and is open to imposing further sanctions, a senior United States diplomat has said. Ms Susan Thornton, acting assistant secretary for East Asian and Pacific affairs ... ( read original story ...)

China hopes Indian leaders to be present at next OBOR meet

"China had invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other ministers to the One Belt One Road (OBOR) meet in Beijing. However, they did not find it convenient to attend the meet. Some Indian scholars had attended," Ma Zhanwu said at a Calcutta Chamber of ... ( read original story ...)

China continues to steal high-tech trade secrets

Those who have followed China's technology acquisition over the last 30-plus years will recognize the latest pilfering of high-tech trade secrets as par for the course. It all started with Project 863, which was the methodical acquisition of western ... ( read original story ...)

Is China Outsmarting America in A.I.?

Instead, he went to China. “You couldn’t have started a lab like mine elsewhere,” Mr. Schwertfeger said. The balance of power in technology is shifting. China, which for years watched enviously as the West invented the software and the chips powering ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing appoints Cai Qi as capital’s party chief: state media

BEIJING Beijing's mayor Cai Qi has been appointed party chief of the capital city, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. Cai is close to Chinese President Xi Jinping, sources with ties to the leadership have told Reuters, and is virtually ... ( read original story ...)