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Who collects costs for Trump's Taiwan call?

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BEIJING There are many pressure points China can push to express its anger at Donald Trump's call with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen last week, including luring away more of Taiwan's diplomatic allies and ramping up military deployments in the Taiwan Strait.

Trump clear on China's stance on call with Taiwan's Tsai: ministry

BEIJING China said on Monday U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are clear on China's position regarding his telephone call with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday.

China trainmaker CRRC to build more plants abroad in expansion plan: China Daily

SHANGHAI Chinese trainmaker CRRC plans to build more factories abroad as part of its plan to double sales outside of China to up to $15 billion by 2020, state-run China Daily reported on Monday.

Global Energy News 12:17am EST

Draft law gives Chinese police control of online discussion on disasters

BEIJING China's county-level police will be able to censor internet coverage of natural and man-made disasters, according to a revised draft of the country's policing law that the Chinese Public Security Bureau released late on Thursday.

World, Tech Dec 04 2016

EU blames China for WTO environmental trade talks collapse

GENEVA Europe's trade negotiator blamed China on Sunday for scuppering a global environmental trade deal by submitting impossible late demands at World Trade Organization talks aimed at scrapping import tariffs on exports worth more than $1 trillion.

Dec 04 2016

Trump conversation with Taiwan president a 'courtesy call': Pence

WASHINGTON U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's phone conversation with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday, which prompted a diplomatic protest from China, was simply a "courtesy call," Vice President-elect Mike Pence said on NBC on Sunday.

Politics, Election 2016, Dec 04 2016

No price like home: Big spenders reappear in China

SHANGHAI/BEIJING China's wealthiest shoppers are spending at home again, roused from a three-year slumber by a weaker yuan, lower prices and a crackdown on overseas sales agents - a welcome boost for the world's luxury brands.

Dec 04 2016

Thanks for the memory cards: North Koreans return home from China

DANDONG, China Tiny memory cards and fluffy teddy bears are among the most popular items for North Koreans shopping in Dandong, China's gateway city to its impoverished and isolated neighbor.

World, North Korea Dec 03 2016

China lodges protest after Trump call with Taiwan president

BEIJING/WASHINGTON China lodged a diplomatic protest on Saturday after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, but blamed the self-ruled island Beijing claims as its own for the "petty" move. | Video

China's Xi says military must be smaller, but more capable

BEIJING China's armed forces must be smaller but more capable, and if reforms are not properly carried out the military risks falling behind, affecting its ability to wage war, Chinese state media on Saturday cited President Xi Jinping as saying.

World, Dec 03 2016