China, Nepal to discuss joint military exercises

China's defence minister will arrive in Nepal later Tuesday for talks on joint military exercises, a meeting that will be closely watched by India as Beijing boosts its influence in the region. Chang Wanquan will be in Kathmandu for a three-day visit ... ( read original story ...)

China Steps Up Its Promotion of Global Trade

Mar.23 -- Lowy Institute Fellow Thomas Wright discusses trade and protectionism, and weighs in on President Trump's attempt to overhaul U.S. healthcare. Wright speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia." ( read original story ...)

China’s Leverage Love Affair Is Tricky to Break, PBOC Finds

The need for stronger action is becoming clear at China’s financial regulators, with further steps likely thanks to leverage that continues to mount. First in the line of fire was the bond market, which had its worst month since 2010 in December as ... ( read original story ...)

Myanmar praises China for suspending rebels' bank account

Relations with China have been strained by the ethnic conflicts spilling ... via two mobile payment services - Tencent Holdings' WeChat Pay and Alipay, part of Ant Financial, which is affiliated with U.S.-listed Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. ( read original story ...)