China

A lady vanishes: In China, a movie star disappears amid culture…

A lady vanishes: In China, a movie star disappears amid culture…

Published 14/09/2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Fan Bingbing, an A-list Chinese movie star who has appeared in the “X-Men” and “Iron Man” film franchises, has more than 62 [more…]

Rumor has it Chinese 17-year-old wants to be a billionaire

Rumor has it Chinese 17-year-old wants to be a billionaire

Published 12/09/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s crackdown on online rumor-mongers and fraud has snared a fresh target - a 17-year-old junior high school dropout who pretended to [more…]

Hengli’s high-tech petroleum complex breathes down PetroChina’s neck

Hengli’s high-tech petroleum complex breathes down PetroChina’s neck

Published 10/09/2018

DALIAN, China (Reuters) - On reclaimed land on the island of Changxin near the port of Dalian, workers are putting the finishing touches on a [more…]

Tencent shuts poker platform amid widening gaming crackdown

Tencent shuts poker platform amid widening gaming crackdown

Published 10/09/2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings will shut a popular Texas Hold’Em poker video game, the Chinese tech giant said to its users on Monday, in [more…]

Apple supplier shares slide after Trump tells tech giant to make…

Apple supplier shares slide after Trump tells tech giant to make…

Published 10/09/2018

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Shares of Apple Inc (AAPL.O) suppliers fell across Asia on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that the tech giant should [more…]

Inspired by #MeToo, student activists target inequality in China

Inspired by #MeToo, student activists target inequality in China

Published 05/09/2018

HUIZHOU, China (Reuters) - At 1 am on April 23, Yue Xin was rudely awakened in her dormitory at China’s prestigious Peking University by her [more…]

Corrupt government? You voted for them – China pushes back at…

Corrupt government? You voted for them – China pushes back at…

Published 05/09/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - As President Xi Jinping gathered together leaders from almost all African countries for a summit in Beijing in recent days, some former [more…]

U.N. holds emergency meeting in Asia as China battles African swine…

U.N. holds emergency meeting in Asia as China battles African swine…

Published 05/09/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - The United Nations is holding an emergency meeting this week with animal health experts in Asia to discuss the threat of African [more…]