Philippines-China standoff could spin out of hand

It started like many other minor confrontations over the specks of isles dotting some of the world’s busiest shipping lanes…

China approves supply dock in disputed islands

China’s government said Thursday that it has approved a provincial proposal to build a supply dock in the South China Sea…

UK minister: Briton killed in China was not a spy

Britain’s Foreign Secretary says a U.K. businessman who died in suspicious circumstances in China was not working as a British spy…

Fallen Chinese politician’s son defends himself

The son of fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai defended his academic record and social life while at university in England and the United States in a letter…

Three years to document life of Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei has been named by ArtReview as the most influential artist in the world today. Before the Beijing Olympics in 2008…

China leader under scrutiny appears still in control

A top Chinese leader under scrutiny amid China’s biggest political scandal in years called for Communist Party unity in a prominent essay …

China punishes 20 officals after village protests

Chinese authorities have punished 20 officials and former village leaders after the community in southern China engaged in mass protests…

Chinese province plans tours to disputed islands

China determined to start tourism development in the disputed Paracel Islands this year that could further raise tensions with rival claimant Vietnam…

Chinese court seeking to mediate iPad dispute

A Chinese court is mediating between Apple Inc. and the Chinese company challenging its right to use the iPad trademark…

Beijing Olympic venues owners struggling for profit

The National Stadium and the National Aquatics Centre, also dubbed the Bird’s Nest and Water Cube, were iconic venues for the 2008 Beijing Olympics…