China coverage from Reuters.
China's ruling Communist Party on Sunday set the stage for President Xi Jinping to stay in office indefinitely, with a proposal to remove a constitutional clause limiting presidential service to just two terms in office.
Turkey's Zorlu Holding has signed an agreement with Chinese investment firm GSR Capital for investments in battery production totaling $4.5 billion until 2023, Zorlu's chief executive said on Sunday.
Daimler <DAIGn.DE> and its Chinese partner BAIC <1958.HK> plan to invest almost $2 billion in a state-of-the-art factory in China, underlining their relationship as rival Geely <0175.HK> makes a surprise swoop on the German carmaker.
Baic Motor Corporation <1958.HK> and Daimler AG <DAIGn.DE> are planning to co-invest more than 11.9 billion yuan ($1.88 billion) to build a new local production base for their joint venture, Beijing Benz Automative, Baic said on Sunday.
When the Chinese government on Friday took control of Anbang Insurance Group Co Ltd, owner of New York's iconic Waldorf Astoria Hotel, it cited provisions in the country's insurance law designed to head off financial calamity.
China's ruling Communist Party on Sunday proposed listing the new anti-corruption body, the supervisory commission, as a new state organ in the constitution, state news agency Xinhua reported.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull held talks on Friday at the White House where the two leaders sought to put aside previous tensions, but divisions on trade remained.
Chinese carmaker Geely [GEELY.UL] has built up an almost 10 percent stake in Daimler <DAIGn.DE> in a $9 billion bet by its chairman that he can access the Mercedes-Benz owner's technology in the growing battle for the future of automotives.
China reacted with anger on Saturday to new U.S. sanctions aimed at increasing pressure on nuclear-equipped North Korea, saying the unilateral targeting of Chinese firms and people risked harming cooperation on the problem.
The Chinese securities regulator said it will ramp up regulation of rejected "back-door listings", as part of a wider overhaul of initial public offerings by Beijing.
China's banking regulator has introduced steps to cut the red tape for foreign banks, state media agency Xinhua said on Saturday, as part of the government's ongoing effort to promote investment in the country's fast-growing financial sector.
China's insurance regulator said on Saturday it would force three major insurers to take steps to deal with overseas investments that had violated regulations, as Beijing intensifies its crackdown on risk in the insurance sector.
China expressed dissatisfaction on Saturday at Interpol's decision to lift a wanted alert for an exile from its Uighur minority, a man China accuses of being a terrorist.
A senior Chinese politician has been removed from his administrative positions and is under investigation for suspected "serious disciplinary violations", state media Xinhua said on Saturday.
China's ruling Communist Party will hold a three-day meeting of its top officials starting on Monday to discuss deepening of reform, and will also likely decide on key personnel decisions ahead of a government reshuffle next month.
China will continue to adopt a proactive fiscal policy and a prudent monetary policy to fulfill its 2018 economic and social development goals, state media Xinhua reported on Saturday, citing a statement from the ruling Communist Party's politburo.
China's imports of soybeans from the United States in January fell 14 percent from the same month a year ago, customs data showed, as Brazil grabbed a larger slice of the world's biggest market for the oilseed with higher-protein beans.
China exported barely any fuel to North Korea in January, data showed on Saturday, deepening months-long cuts in trade with its isolated neighbor amid growing tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile program.
China's coal imports from key supplier Australia surged in January from a year ago, customs data showed on Saturday, boosted by strong demand at utilities amid freezing weather.
Russia remained the top crude oil supplier to China in January, data showed, beginning 2018 on a strong note after the start-up of an expanded trans-Siberia pipeline and as Beijing released more crude import quotas to independent refiners.