China plans to nearly double the number of publicly-run youth football schools this year to 20,000, state media reported on Wednesday, as authorities push ahead with reforms aimed at becoming a football power.
Mystery surrounds the whereabouts of a Chinese-born Canadian billionaire reportedly seized in Hong Kong by mainland Chinese police, in a case that could rekindle concerns about overreach by Chinese law enforcement in the semi-autonomous city.
China has flight-tested DF-5C, a new variant of a long-range missile, with 10 warheads in what defense officials say represents a dramatic shift in Beijing's strategic nuclear posture. The DF-5 is a two-stage, liquid-fueled missile with a range of around 8,000 miles.
A tiger killed a visitor to a wildlife park in eastern China on Sunday after the man apparently entered its enclosure, the second such attack in just six months, media reports said.2 Comments
Most Filipinos want their government to assert the country's rights in the disputed South China Sea after an arbitration tribunal invalidated China's vast territorial claims and ruled the Philippines can fish and exploit resources in the contested waters, according to an opinion poll released Friday.1 Comment
Forcing overseas Taiwanese to get involved in the cross-strait showdown was "unethical and unnecessary," the Overseas Community Affairs Council minister said Friday.4 Comments
Nine Singapore armored troop carriers impounded by Hong Kong while in transit from military exercises in Taiwan are on their way back home, the city-state's defence minister said Friday.2 Comments
Former President Ma Ying-jeou will visit the United States next month to deliver speeches related to cross-strait and Taiwan-US relations.1 Comment
In China, Twitter is blocked but fake tweets by @realdonaldtrump look set to become the latest internet sensation.1 Comment
A senior Chinese official warned the new US administration against challenging Beijing's "one China" policy, saying it is 100 per cent not negotiable.1 Comment