Analysts say the company is rethinking strategy in China amid cutthroat competition in the country’s e-commerce market and challenges for stores.
The Chinese government is worried that a Brexit would reduce the EU’s ability to act as a counterbalance to the U.S., and hurt China’s investments in the U.K., the country’s leading newspaper suggested.
Ahead of the opening of China’s controversial dog meat festival, shops and restaurants are concealing their trade in the face of growing public protests.
Lam Wing-kee, detained for eight months in mainland China, accused Beijing of violating Hong Kong’s freedoms and coercing him into confessing crimes.
High ticket prices have not deterred Chinese families from visiting Disney’s newest resort, which many say has succeeded in bringing world-class entertainment to China.
From a Mandarin version of “The Lion King” to the use of Chinese choreography, Disney says its new Shanghai park respects Chinese culture.
Disney’s huge new $5.5 billion Shanghai Disneyland aims to defy China’s slowdown and Beijing’s crackdown on Western values, but with family ticket prices close to China’s average monthly wage, it won't be cheap.
Chinese leaders hailed the park as a symbol of China’s openness, but Obama said Beijing needed to become more attractive to investors.
CEO Bob Iger said Disney’s first park in mainland China will be “authentically Disney, distinctively Chinese” — and the company is already planning to expand it.
At a bilateral dialogue in Beijing, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said progress had been made, but tensions remained over the South China Sea.
An EU survey found growing concerns about market access and internet control, as Chinese and U.S. negotiators struggled to reach their own bilateral investment treaty.
In the biggest of China’s growing portfolio of European soccer investments, retailer Suning took a 70 percent stake.
The annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue began in Beijing amid strain over trade and the South China Sea.
Mixed data from official and private surveys show demand remains weak, though experts say the government may be willing to see slower growth as it promotes structural reform.
The People’s Bank of China said reports it was rolling back on exchange rate reforms, or would ask the Fed for advance news of rate hikes, were irresponsible fabrications.
Police in China have detained 13 executives from a peer-to-peer lending platform and ordered the company to suspend operations, in the latest scandal to hit the sector.
Li Keqiang said the government should relax its information monopoly to boost the big data industry and cloud computing, but doubts remain, including about Li’s political future.
The farewell tour, including a landmark accord with Vietnam, is designed to boost Obama’s legacy in Asia — but tensions over China and trade remain.
The Global Times rejected President Barack Obama’s denial that the move was targeted at China and said Washington was applying double standards over human rights.
The Chinese government’s move is reportedly under discussion, but analysts say it is a sign of Beijing tightening control on the nation’s internet.