Apr 22, 2016

Taiwan wire fraud suspects have confessed, Chinese police say

A Chinese police official says all 45 Taiwanese wire fraud suspects detained in Beijing after their deportation from Kenya have confessed to their crimes and will be put on trial. The official Xinhua News Agency on Friday quoted Chen Shiqu of the Public Security ...

Apr 21, 2016

Business sentiment down but recovery OK: Cabinet Office

The government retained on Thursday its assessment of the economy because it is recovering moderately despite recent weakness. However, it slashed its view on corporate sentiment amid a firming yen and the slowdown in China. But it warned about the impact of the powerful ...

Apr 21, 2016

China eyes deeper military ties with Afghanistan

China wants to have deeper military ties with Afghanistan, including counterterrorism intelligence cooperation and joint drills, a senior Chinese officer told a visiting Afghan envoy. China is working with Pakistan and the United States to broker peace talks to end a Taliban insurgency that ...

Apr 21, 2016

Chinese state media refer to Xi as 'commander in chief'

Chinese state media unveiled a new title for President Xi Jinping, calling him “commander in chief” of the country’s new joint forces battle command center as he seeks to consolidate power over the military. State-run Xinhua News Agency and state broadcaster CCTV both carried ...