US slaps sanctions on Chinese military unit for buying Russian jets, missilesUS slaps sanctions on Chinese military unit for buying Russian jets, missilesThe US government has slapped punitive sanctions on a key unit of the Chinese military for buying Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missiles. Washington said that the purchases by the Equipment Development Department (EDD) of China’s Ministry of Defence violated US sanctions on Russia. Both t

Beijing urges US to condemn Xinjiang terrorist attacksBeijing urges US to condemn Xinjiang terrorist attacksChina yesterday urged the US to condemn what Beijing has called terrorist attacks in Xinjiang instead of lecturing the country on human r…

Pentagon sees risks, progress on Lockheed's F-35 jetPentagon sees risks, progress on Lockheed's F-35 jetUS allies in Asia are particularly interested in the Lockheed plane given China's unveiling of two new fighter planes over a period of 22…

Apple CEO Tim Cook; We had our best quarter ever in ChinaApple CEO Tim Cook; We had our best quarter ever in ChinaAnalysts warn that slowing smartphone sales growth in China could ding Apple in the future, but CEO Tim Cook remained upbeat.

Why countries are investing in railWhy countries are investing in railInvestments in both passenger and freight rail are up, driven by the pressures of urbanisation, emerging economies and the push for susta…

Yahoo to close China email service in AugustYahoo to close China email service in AugustYahoo’s email service in China will close this summer as part of an arrangement worked out with its partner in that country, Alibaba Gro…

Kunming mother sues US central bank over shrinking cashKunming mother sues US central bank over shrinking cashA woman in Kunming, Yunnan province, is trying to sue the United States central bank after discovering that the real value of the US$250 …