China: US, N. Korea should establish contact, defuse crisis

The call for negotiations from China's Foreign Ministry came after President Donald Trump opened the door to a possible future meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un. Trump told Bloomberg News during an interview that he would be honored to meet with Kim ... ( read original story ...)

China tightens rules on online news, network providers

BEIJING China on Tuesday issued tighter rules for online news portals and network providers, the latest step in President Xi Jinping's push to secure the internet and maintain strict party control over content. Xi has made China's "cyber sovereignty" a top ... ( read original story ...)

China welcomes ASEAN summit declaration on South China Sea

I think this accords with the interests of countries in the region," Geng told a daily news briefing. "The relevant situation at this ASEAN summit again fully shows the positive changes in the South China Sea situation and that the joint wish of countries ... ( read original story ...)

Trump blames China for campaign hacking, warns over North Korea

He said North Korea poses "a grave threat," not just to the U.S. and its Asian allies, but also to China. Speaking on Fox News Sunday, McMaster said it is important "for all of us to confront this regime, this regime that is pursuing the weaponization of a ... ( read original story ...)

Melbourne woman catches swine flu in China

A MELBOURNE grandmother who contracted swine flu while visiting family in China is fighting for life in hospital. Kerri Cosma contracted the H1N1 influenza virus some time after arriving in China on April 13 and her condition rapidly declined, her husband ... ( read original story ...)

My Beijing: The Sacred City

When I first came to Beijing in 1984, the city felt dusty and forgotten, a onetime capital of temples and palaces that Mao had vowed — successfully, it seemed — to transform into a landscape of factories and chimneys. Soot penetrated every windowsill ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing planning new approach to Taiwan affairs

Beijing has been reviewing its Taiwan policies after they failed to bear fruit and is considering a shake-up of the people in charge of cross-strait relations, sources and experts say. But analysts in Taiwan say that between 2008 and last year Beijing lost ... ( read original story ...)