Beijing, alternately romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's third most populous city proper, and most populous capital city. The city, located in northern China, is governed as a municipality under the direct administration of central government with 16 urban, suburban, and rural districts. Beijing Municipality is surrounded by Hebei Province with the exception of neighboring Tianjin Municipality to the southeast; together the three divisions form the Jingjinji metropolitan region and the national capital region of China.
The U.S. military said it sent two Navy ships through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, its latest transit through the sensitive waterway and a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense relations.. Reuters - Published
Pope Francis paid tribute on Wednesday to Chinese Catholics for holding on to their faith despite "hardships and trials", an apparent reference to Beijing's restrictions on religion. Reuters - Published
According to Reuters, researchers have said that the newest round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports will cost the typical American household $831 annually. Washington this month hiked existing tariffs..
The US is expected to enact its proposed tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese imports in at least a month. In May, Washington has hiked existing tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods to 25% from 10%...
Visitors to one of Taipei's most popular tourist sites were surprised on Tuesday by a giant balloon artwork in the shape of "Tank Man" to commemorate a crackdown on student-led pro-democracy protests..
Toyota last month announced two deals in China that were small in size but large in strategic planning, as internal documents seen by Reuters show the automaker made careful strategic moves to keep the..
Google parent Alphabet has suspended business with Huawei after the Trump administrations' blacklist of the Chinese technology giant, a source close to the matter told Reuters. Huawei will lose access..
The Chinese challenger to Starbucks, Luckin Coffee, saw its shares zoom up 47 percent at the open as it debuted on the Nasdaq. But Fred Katayama reports, the startup warns it may keep losing money in..
According to Reuters, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that he will likely travel to China soon to continue talks as Washington and Beijing seek to resolve a trade war that has cast a dark..
President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order this week barring U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms posing a national security risk, paving the way for..
China's three biggest airlines have filed claims seeking compensation from Boeing over the grounding and delayed delivery of 737 MAX 8 aircraft following two deadly crashes, Chinese state media.. Firstpost - Published
Beijing is ready to resume trade talks with Washington, China's ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai said, as a top U.S. business lobby in China said nearly half its members are seeing.. Reuters - Published
China's defense minister will speak at an Asia defense forum in Singapore, the organizer said on Monday, the first time in eight years that Beijing has been represented at this level at the gathering.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was scheduled to visit Tibet this week, a U.S. embassy spokesperson said, the first visit to the region by a U.S. ambassador since 2015, amid escalating trade.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a proposed extradition law pushed by.. Reuters - Published
Chinese authorities have formally arrested on state secrets charges two Canadians detained last year, the government said on Thursday, in what is likely to further increase tension between Ottawa and.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he will likely travel to Beijing at some point soon to continue trade talks with Chinese counterparts, adding that there was "still a lot of.. Reuters - Published
China is running out of options to hit back at the United States without hurting its own interests, as Washington intensifies pressure on Beijing to correct trade imbalances in a challenge to China's.. Reuters - Published