By China correspondent Bill Birtles Updated 8 Apr 2016, 7:16am Revelations linking three top Chinese leaders, including President Xi Jinping, to offshore companies could radically shake up the Communist Party's anti-corruption campaign, China watchers say. Key points: Family members of China's senior...
By Nichola Saminather | SINGAPORE As China's foreign exchange reserves threaten to tumble below the critical $3 trillion mark, the biggest fear for investors is not whether Beijing can continue to defend the yuan but whether it will set off...
By Philip N. Howard Social media companies are taking heat for influencing the outcomes of the U.S. presidential election and Brexit referendum by allowing fake news, misinformation campaigns and hate speech to spread. But Facebook and Twitter’s real sin was an...
Donald Trump said he likes to be unpredictable. Indeed, he has been successful in confusing enemies, allies and partners alike. He said China has stolen American jobs and threatened to slap a 45 percent import tariff on Chinese goods....
Chinese netizens are known for coming up with quirky and creative terms for people and things making the news... and they spread like wildfire. From "skinny blue mushrooms" to "melon-eating masses", the BBC's Tessa Wong takes a look at what...
E-commerce giant Alibaba has beaten its sales record for its annual Singles Day event. The company said sales this year had reached 121bn yuan ($18bn; £14bn), a rise of 32% on last year's sales which were worth $14.3bn. But some have...
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is back on the US's "notorious markets" list over counterfeit goods sales. Alibaba was taken off the list four years ago, but US authorities say the firm's online platform Taobao is used to sell "high levels"...
Many Chinese-made counterfeit products are now of "better quality" than the genuine article, the founder of ecommerce giant Alibaba has said. Jack Ma's comments at Alibaba's offices in Hangzhou, China, come amid concerns about the numbers of fakes for sale...
When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order is a book by British journalist and scholar Martin Jacques. It was released in 2009. It aroused a serious discussion...
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Seven myths about China

We are on the cusp of serious ­debates about the implications for Australia and the whole Asia-Pacific world of the vast increase in Chinese...

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