China and Sao Tome and Principe officially resumed diplomatic relations on Monday, in a triumph for Beijing over rival Taiwan after the African island nation abruptly broke away from the self-ruled island last week.
China's military says its first aircraft carrier group has carried out a series of fighter launch, recovery and air combat exercises in the Yellow Sea ahead of a scheduled voyage farther afield.
A Chinese state newspaper on Friday accused a trade adviser picked by President-elect Donald Trump of "anti-China alarmism" and warned both sides would suffer if commerce is disrupted.1 Comment
China has warned that ties with the U.S. will likely see new complications and the only way to maintain a stable relationship is by respecting each other's "core interests."1 Comment
China has reported at least seven cases of bird flu in humans across the country this month, including two deaths, as authorities take steps to guard against an outbreak.
China saw 66,000 workplace deaths in 2015 despite strengthened legislation, Chinese authorities said, highlighting often dangerous labor conditions in the world's second largest economy.
The founder of one of China's few websites dedicated to reporting human rights abuses has been formally arrested for "leaking state secrets," Amnesty International said Thursday -- the latest blow in a broad crackdown on activists.
China on Thursday launched a satellite to monitor carbon dioxide levels, state media said, making the Asian giant the third country to track the potent contributor to global warming from space.
The Presidential Office expressed regret Wednesday over Sao Tome and Principe's decision to sever ties but said it resolutely stood by its refusal to engage in "checkbook diplomacy."
The Republic of China on Wednesday announced an end to diplomatic relations with Sao Tome and Principe, hours after the African country made the same announcement.3 Comments