Cover Story: Graft Scandal Casts Long Shadow Over China’s Chipmaking Ambitions

Wave of detentions and probes of executives call into question the future of the largest chip investment fund and the domestic industry

Yuan Bonds Debut in Russia as Challenge to Dollar Dominance Builds

Aluminum producer Rusal raises 4 billion yuan through sale of two bonds listed on the Moscow Exchange

In Depth: Crypto Meltdown Puts Global Investors on Edge

A second-quarter plunge in both asset prices and global investment in cryptocurrency and blockchain companies has left investors reluctant to plough more money into the industry, experts say

Island Resort City Sanya Locked Down Amid Covid Outbreak, Stranding More Than 80,000 Tourists

China’s popular tropical travel destination has been hit by the more contagious Omicron subvariant BA.5, with the virus spreading to Guangdong province and Chongqing

China Stories: The Hard-Won Wisdom of Famed Lawyer Zhang Sizhi
Aug 06, 2022 05:00 PM

Weekend Long Read: The Truth Behind Chinese Exports and Global Value Chains

Traditional economic theories blur the lines around the impact Chinese companies have on global trade

Aug 06, 2022 06:29 PM

China Says it Successfully Launched Reusable Spacecraft

Launched atop a Long March-2F rocket, the experimental craft marks China’s latest move to further expand its space exploration efforts

Aug 06, 2022 05:46 PM

Hong Kong to Announce Hotel Quarantine Cut as Soon as Monday

Officials have previousy discussed cutting the current seven-day period to as little a three

Aug 06, 2022 05:36 PM

China Stories: The Hard-Won Wisdom of Famed Lawyer Zhang Sizhi

Zhang died at the age of 95 after a lifetime of contributions to the legal profession. His career mirrored the fate of his country

Aug 06, 2022 05:00 PM

Vacancy Rates in Chinese Cities Signal Risk of Oversupply

Empty housing units average 12% in 28 major cities, topping rates in the U.S. and indicating slack demand amid China’s real estate crisis

Aug 06, 2022 04:26 AM

Analysis: How New Approval Standards May Spur Chinese Covid Pills

Regulators move the goal posts for determining whether a new drug works, reflecting dramatic evolution of the coronavirus

Aug 06, 2022 04:00 AM

Ships Delay Sailing to Taiwan Port to Avoid China Military Drills

Exercise zone just outside southern Taiwan port Kaohsiung prompts some ships to drop anchor at sea till drills end

Aug 06, 2022 03:51 AM

Cooling Semiconductor Sales Heighten Fears of a Global Recession

World chip sales growth decelerates for six straight months in the longest slowdown since the 2018 U.S.-China trade war

Aug 06, 2022 03:35 AM

Evergrande’s Soccer Stadium Dream Ends in $187 Million Loss

Proceeds from a government land refund will be deposited in a supervised account to pay liabilities from the project

Aug 05, 2022 08:55 PM

China Fires Salvo of Sanctions at U.S. After Targeting Taiwan Over Pelosi Visit

Foreign ministry announces penalties targeting Nancy Pelosi and cooperation on climate change, military matters

Aug 05, 2022 08:50 PM

First IP Court President Probed for Graft

Su Chi, who has been retired for five years, was hauled in by graft busters on July 28, a source says

Aug 05, 2022 08:17 PM

Tech Insider: Huawei Dominates in Foldable Smartphones, India Charges Vivo With Tax Evasion

China develops chip to bring emergency messaging to phones via its version of GPS, Li Ka-shing distances himself from AMTD after its inexplicable stock surge

Aug 05, 2022 08:13 PM

China Rebutts G-7 Statement on Taiwan as ‘Blatant Provocation’

The foreign ministry summoned envoys from G-7 nations to insist they stand by the one-China principle in dealings with Taiwan

Aug 05, 2022 08:05 PM

Gallery: Flower Frenzy

The Dounan Flower Market in Southwest China’s Yunnan province has been bustling with visitors ahead of this year’s Qixi Festival, a Chinese holiday similar to Valentine’s Day. Local media reported that from July 27 to Wednesday, the day before the holiday, the market sold an average of more than 2 million flowers daily. Built in 1998, the Dounan Flower Market has become one of the largest flower markets in the country

Aug 05, 2022 07:47 PM

Gallery: PLA Holds Live Fire Exercises Around Taiwan

A day after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited the island, the Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) carried out combat exercises in the surrounding waters, firing rockets and missiles toward Taiwan’s eastern coast. More than 100 fighter jets and 10 warships joined in. The army wrapped up the training session and lifted its restrictions on air space around Taiwan on Thursday afternoon, a spokesperson of the PLA Eastern Theater Command said

Aug 05, 2022 07:24 PM
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