China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield

BEIJING — A rap group backed by China's government is warning South Korea in a music video that "you're going too far" with the deployment of a U.S. missile defence system, as Beijing seeks to bring its state-supported cultural forces to bear in the ... ( read original story ...)

China moves to expand DNA testing in Muslim region

China appears to be laying the groundwork for the broad collection of DNA samples from residents of a restive, largely Muslim region that's been under a security crackdown, rights observers and independent experts said Tuesday. Regional police in western ... ( read original story ...)

China promises more than $100 billion for Silk Road project

Xi used a summit on the initiative, attended by leaders and top officials from around the world, to bolster China’s global leadership ambitions as U.S. President Donald Trump promotes “America First” and questions existing global free trade deals. ( read original story ...)

The latest: Australia says China responsible for NKorea

lies with China," Turnbull says. "They have the overwhelming dominant ... The country's official Korean Central News Agency says the missile fired Sunday Korea time was a Hwasong-12 "capable of carrying a large-size heavy nuclear warhead." ( read original story ...)

China April factory output misses forecast

REUTERS - China's factory output and fixed asset investment growth cooled more than expected in April, adding to signs that momentum in the world's second-biggest economy is slowing from a strong start in the first quarter. Factory output rose 6.5 per cent ... ( read original story ...)

China says modern-day Silk Road will be 'project of the century'

As Xi Jinping hosted leaders at a summit to showcase the project in Beijing, Sky News travelled to the China-Kazakhstan border - to a remote frontier region now at the heart of China's new Silk Road plans. Image: Chinese President Xi Jinping and delegates ... ( read original story ...)

China Eyes U.S. Energy After Inking $20 Billion in Deals

China is setting its sights on U.S. energy as a growing reliance on imports forces it to look beyond traditional suppliers, according to the head of the country’s biggest oil and gas company. China National Petroleum Corp. will import more crude oil and ... ( read original story ...)

China’s push to reshape global trade comes with high costs

But its location on the Arabian Sea makes it the perfect point of connection between China’s far west and markets in the Middle East and Africa. That has placed it at the heart of China’s sweeping ambition to remake the surrounding world in its own ... ( read original story ...)