Chinese authorities evacuated more than 200,000 residents from eastern Zhejiang province and cancelled more than 200 flights, as the region braced itself for a typhoon that could be the worst in the area in years.
China bluntly criticised the United States on Saturday one day after the superpower's credit rating was downgraded, saying the "good old days" of borrowing were over.
China has unveiled rules aimed at easing territorial disputes with southeast Asian nations with an official newspaper on Tuesday placed much of the blame for recent tensions in the South China Sea on U.S. trouble-making.
Pakistan's quick response to charges by China that militants involved in attacks in Xinjiang had trained on its soil shows the importance of its ties with Beijing, but it could be a mistake for Islamabad if it relies too much on China.
China's naval forces are likely to step up their activities in waters around Japan, Tokyo's annual defence report said on Tuesday, the latest expression of regional security concerns about China's military buildup.
Japan expects China to further expand its maritime activities in the South China Sea and the Pacific, its annual defence report said on Tuesday, the latest expression of regional security concerns about China's military buildup.
China's spot alumina prices have risen 7-9 percent since June due to increased demand and strong aluminium prices, and traders and analysts say prices could rise further in the second half on speculative buying.
Buyout firm Carlyle Group agreed to buy 9 percent of Haier Electronics Group Co Ltd (HEG) through convertible bonds, raising its stake in a Chinese company expanding into Japan and China's untapped markets.
The U.S.' debt woes still threaten the global economy despite a last-minute deal struck by the White House and political party leaders, China's main official newspaper said on Tuesday, nonetheless adding there was no short-term escape from the dominance of the dollar.
Striking cab drivers in Hangzhou denouncing rising fuel prices and demanding the government make good on pledges to raise fares abandoned their vehicles for a second day on Tuesday, and planned street protests despite a heavy police presence.
China is likely to export 45 million tonnes of steel products in 2011, up 5.7 percent compared with last year, the industry ministry said on Tuesday.
SABMiller , the world's second largest brewer, moved to expand further in China on Tuesday by increasing its stakes to 100 percent in two brewers in the central Chinese province of Zhejiang for $47 million in cash.
The United States' debt woes still threaten the global economy despite a last-minute deal struck by Congress, China's main official newspaper said on Tuesday, nonetheless adding there was no short-term escape from the dominance of the dollar.
The mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party has castigated the United States' handling of its debt crisis as "irresponsible" and "immoral," saying in a Saturday editorial that the U.S. democratic system was to blame for the "farce."
Chinese smelters expect supplies of copper concentrate to rise as early as late 2012, paving the way for higher charges, as neighbouring Mongolia's Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine starts to come onstream, industry sources said on Tuesday.
Nissan Motor , the largest Asian automaker in China, plans to nearly double its annual sales in the country to 2.3 million vehicles by the end of 2015, the company said on Tuesday, as it accelerates its expansion in the world's largest auto market.
China's Sinohydro Group Ltd, the builder of the Three Gorges dam, plans to raise more than $2.5 billion in what could be mainland China's biggest initial public offering this year.
The most beautiful and the longest in a decade lunar eclipse on Thursday stared in the sky and turned the moon bloody gathering eyes of around the world. This total lunar eclipse is the first one in 2011, lasting 100 minutes. People in Israel, Pakistan, Brazil, Italy, China, Gaza, Serbia, Australia, Singapore, India were among the lucky dogs to watch the beautiful lunar eclipse. The people in the UK and other countries out og North America also witnessed the rare moment.
Top emerging economies joined forces to slam Europe's obsolete grip on the IMF's top job, even as France's finance minister appeared to strengthen her lead in the race to replace Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
China plans to set up an insurance exchange in Shanghai as part of efforts to build the city into an international financial centre, the state media said on Monday, citing top insurance regulator Wu Dingfu.
Hong Kong stocks edged lower on Monday as higher oil prices weighed but a buoyant day in Shanghai shielded the market from bigger declines and underscored the growing optimism for Chinese shares.
People.com.cn, the online news portal run by the mouthpiece of the Chinese communist party, will list in Shanghai as early as June, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.
China Overseas Land and Investment Ltd (0688.HK), one of the country's biggest developers, will focus on business in affluent first- and second-tier cities in the future, Chairman Kong Qingping said over the weekend.
The United States will put improved relations with Beijing at risk if it does not stop selling arms to Taiwan, China's Foreign Minister said on Monday.
Central Huijin Investment Co, the domestic arm of China's $300 billion sovereign fund, will give its full backing to its banking units if they need to cut dividends or raise money to meet tougher capital rules, a senior Central Huijin executive said on Sunday.
China is cutting the size of outstanding bank loans to local government financing vehicles, Liu Mingkang, the head of China's bank regulatory body, was quoted as saying on Monday.
China's largest animal feed producer, New Hope Group, called on the government to stop its anti-dumping investigation against exports of U.S. DDGS, a by-product of corn-based ethanol used to substitute corn by feed mills.
North Korea is facing many of the same issues that led to revolutions from Tunisia and Egypt to Libya, but what are the chances of a similar uprising in the authoritarian Asian state?
Calls for Jasmine Revolution protests in Beijing are doomed to fail as people want peace and stability and government policies are popular, a spokeswoman for the city's government said on Sunday.
Shanghai International Port's (SIPG) joint venture with Belgium container terminal Zeebrugge has begun operations, a senior Chinese executive said on Saturday, following a delay during an industry downturn.