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China expunges unapproved, foreign content from school textbooks

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s education ministry has launched a “comprehensive” inspection of school textbooks to remove unapproved alterations or foreign...

China’s Xi says places ‘high premium’ on Pakistan ties, as army chief visits

BEIJING (Reuters) – China places a “high premium” on its relations with Pakistan and believes a key economic project will be successful, President Xi Jinping...

Senior Chinese diplomat says warmly welcomes inter-Korean summit

BEIJING (Reuters) – China strongly supports and warmly welcomes the agreement reached by the two Koreas at their summit in Pyongyang, and believes that the...

China jails executives behind shadow banking Ponzi scheme: newspaper

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – A court in China sentenced 10 people to prison for running “a 40 billion yuan ($5.84 billion) Ponzi scheme”, the collapse of which sparked...

Luxury hotel in China uses life-like robot Madame Wei to welcome guests

Fancy talking to a realistic robot on your next trip? Head to the city of Hefei in China. A luxury hotel in the capital of Anhui Province has been using a stunning...

Chinese police arrest man in connection with data theft at hotel operator Huazhu

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese police said on Wednesday they had arrested a 30-year-old man in connection with the theft of client information from Shanghai-based...

China urges United States not to put up barriers to reporting

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has had discussions with the United States about U.S. plans to make some Chinese state media groups register as foreign agents, the...

China says has ‘effective’ contacts with the Vatican

BEIJING (Reuters) – China and the Vatican have “effective” contacts, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, after a newspaper report that the Vatican might...

China, asked about U.S. election interference, says does not interfere in other countries’ affairs

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’ foreign ministry said on Wednesday China does not interfere in the internal affairs of other countries, when asked about U.S....

China hits back with tariffs on £45bn worth of US goods after Trump escalates trade war with £150bn in new duties

CHINA has hit back with tariffs on £45 billion worth of US goods after Donald Trump escalated the trade war between the two countries. The US president imposed tariffs...