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 ...

China announces ambitious plan to join world soccer elite

Apr 12, 2016

China announces ambitious plan to join world soccer elite

Seeking to close a glaring gap in its international sporting prowess, China has announced an ambitious soccer development plan that envisions 50 million players joining in the game by the end of the decade and the transformation of the country into a “first-rate major ...

China was largest market for Panama Papers law firm: ICIJ

Apr 7, 2016

China was largest market for Panama Papers law firm: ICIJ

Nearly a third of the business of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the center of the Panama Papers scandal, came from its offices in Hong Kong and China, reports say, making the Asian giant its biggest market. Shell companies incorporated through the Hong ...