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Three Chinese martial artists wow crowds with choreographed fight worthy of Hollywood

Visitors to a martial arts competition in central China were treated to a choreographed display of strength, grace and athleticism that would not have looked out of place in...

It’s a family affair for Chinese migrant worker who finally fulfils his dream of going to university

A 51-year-old migrant worker in northern China has finally realised his dream of going to university – and will be attending classes alongside his daughter, according to media reports....

The road ahead for China – in Xi Jinping’s words

Chinese President Xi Jinping detailed a vision for China for the next five years in a 3½-hour speech at the opening of the Communist Party’s 19th congress on Wednesday....

Key points from Xi’s speech to China’s Communist Party congress

President Xi Jinping has outlined his vision for the next five years of development in China as the Communist Party’s congress opened in Beijing on Wednesday. During a 3½-hour...

Warehouse giant GLP issues 1b yuan worth of panda bonds on China’s interbank market

Global Logistic Properties Ltd, the Singapore-based logistics giant, said it has issued 1 billion yuan worth of bonds on China’s interbank market with the proceeds to be used to...

Why do China, India back Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis?

Their troops may be involved in periodic stand-offs on the disputed Himalayan border and they may be competing for influence in Myanmar, but India and China are on the...

North Korea sends message of congratulations to China over party congress despite growing tensions between old allies

North Korea sent a congratulatory message to the 19th congress of China’s Communist Party on Wednesday despite increasingly frayed relationships between the traditional allies, as China tightens sanctions over...

Xi Jinping sets the agenda for China’s next five years

As the red curtain rises in Beijing for the Communist Party’s much-anticipated, twice-a-decade national congress today, President Xi Jinping is in the spotlight as he gives a keynote speech...

What has Xi Jinping achieved in his first five years as China’s leader?

President Xi Jinping is about to begin his second term as the top leader of China’s Communist Party. So what has he done during the first five-year term? Politics...

China sets date to unveil Communist Party’s new leadership line-up

The new leadership of China’s ruling Communist Party will finally be unveiled on Wednesday next week, with the party announcing its twice-a-decade national congress will conclude on October 24....