China

Sabalenka, Zheng prepare for ‘a great battle’

Aryna Sabalenka has blown all-comers off court on her march to the final of the Australian Open and China's Zheng Qinwen will need to produce something extraordinary to deprive her of back-to-back titles on Rod Laver Arena on Saturday.

Five spectacular lighthouses you can't miss

Lighthouses are often deemed as entities which beaconed travellers setting sail in ships, a landmark which held an utmost importance only to them. But with time, their fascinating stories have touched the surface of human history, pristine for mankind to see and instilling a want to behold their lonesome marvelousness. So, here are 5 most beautiful lighthouses around the world awaiting your visit, placed in faraway lands like Ireland to nearer ones like China.

Ronaldo 'health reason' spurs sudden delay of two China matches

"For me, today is a sad day," Ronaldo told a Tuesday evening press conference, during which he apologised to Chinese fans.

China's population decline accelerates in 2023

Last year's decline was more than double the fall reported for 2022, when the country lost 850,000 people as its population shrank for the first time since 1960.

Apple offers iPhone 15 at rare discount in China as competition intensifies

Apple is going for rare discounts to battle competitiveness in China

The implications for China, the West and India

Powerful countries, far and near, have shown active interest in Bangladesh’s election and have been polarised in a rather peculiar fashion

The Great Game will continue

The absence of democratic behaviour is no longer hidden under the carpet.

China's Xi vows intensified crackdown on corruption

Xi, who began his second decade as China's top leader in 2022 in a break with longstanding political norms, has waged a fierce campaign against corruption since taking power.

Tickets for Ronaldo's 'China Tour' sell out in hours

Chinese football fans raced on Wednesday to snap up tickets to see Cristiano Ronaldo play a rare match in their home country, with multiple online platforms selling out within a few hours.

January 27, 2024
January 27, 2024

Sabalenka, Zheng prepare for ‘a great battle’

Aryna Sabalenka has blown all-comers off court on her march to the final of the Australian Open and China's Zheng Qinwen will need to produce something extraordinary to deprive her of back-to-back titles on Rod Laver Arena on Saturday.

January 24, 2024
January 24, 2024

Five spectacular lighthouses you can't miss

Lighthouses are often deemed as entities which beaconed travellers setting sail in ships, a landmark which held an utmost importance only to them. But with time, their fascinating stories have touched the surface of human history, pristine for mankind to see and instilling a want to behold their lonesome marvelousness. So, here are 5 most beautiful lighthouses around the world awaiting your visit, placed in faraway lands like Ireland to nearer ones like China.

January 23, 2024
January 23, 2024

Ronaldo 'health reason' spurs sudden delay of two China matches

"For me, today is a sad day," Ronaldo told a Tuesday evening press conference, during which he apologised to Chinese fans.

January 17, 2024
January 17, 2024

China's population decline accelerates in 2023

Last year's decline was more than double the fall reported for 2022, when the country lost 850,000 people as its population shrank for the first time since 1960.

January 15, 2024
January 15, 2024

Apple offers iPhone 15 at rare discount in China as competition intensifies

Apple is going for rare discounts to battle competitiveness in China

January 10, 2024
January 10, 2024

The implications for China, the West and India

Powerful countries, far and near, have shown active interest in Bangladesh’s election and have been polarised in a rather peculiar fashion

January 9, 2024
January 9, 2024

The Great Game will continue

The absence of democratic behaviour is no longer hidden under the carpet.

January 9, 2024
January 9, 2024

China's Xi vows intensified crackdown on corruption

Xi, who began his second decade as China's top leader in 2022 in a break with longstanding political norms, has waged a fierce campaign against corruption since taking power.

January 3, 2024
January 3, 2024

Tickets for Ronaldo's 'China Tour' sell out in hours

Chinese football fans raced on Wednesday to snap up tickets to see Cristiano Ronaldo play a rare match in their home country, with multiple online platforms selling out within a few hours.

December 31, 2023
December 31, 2023

How China talked markets out of a run on the yuan

China has sought to stabilise the yuan by orchestrating buying by state banks and giving market guidance to bankers

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