51 countries line up to sign UN treaty outlawing nuclear weapons
With the North Korean nuclear crisis looming large, 51 countries on Wednesday lined up to sign a new treaty outlawing nuclear weapons that has been fiercely opposed by the United States and other nuclear powers.
China 'opposes' North Korea missile launch, urges restraint
China condemned North Korea's launch of a ballistic missile over Japan Friday and appealed for restraint to avoid inflaming tensions in the region.
UN set for vote after US softens North Korea sanctions
The UN Security Council will vote Monday on a draft resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea after the United States toned down its demands in a bid to win support from Russia and China.
China raises yuan rate to 16-month high as dollar sags
China raised the exchange rate for the yuan against the US dollar for the 10th consecutive session Friday, pushing the unit to its highest level in 16 months.
China's Xi urges 'healthy' India ties after border spat: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping sought Tuesday to move past a tense border dispute with India, telling Prime Minister Narendra Modi the two nuclear-armed neighbours should pursue "healthy, stable" relations, according to China's state media.
World Cup miracle beckons for Syria, China
War-torn Syria as well as China, the ultimate sleeping giants, are both aiming to pull off a near-miracle as Asian qualifying for the 2018 World Cup heads into a final showdown on Tuesday. Among Asia's heavyweights, Australia's progress is far from assured and South Korea are in danger of missing out on their first World…
China says working with UN on North Korea response
China is working with other members of the United Nations Security Council on a response to North Korea's missile launch over Japan, the Chinese foreign minister said Wednesday.
Two dead, 25 missing in China landslide
A landslide struck some 34 homes in southwest China on Monday, killing two people and leaving another 25 missing in the latest natural disaster to hit the country, state media reported.
Chinese army mobilised as typhoon death toll rises in Macau
The Chinese army on Friday joined relief efforts in Macau where at least 10 people died after a huge typhoon ripped through the gambling hub, as troops were drafted in to clear piles of debris still blocking streets.