China has said it will take “counter-measures” over US president Donald Trump’s decision to raise tariffs on 200 billion dollars (£152 billion) of Chinese imports.
The Trump administration is imposing tariffs on 200 billion dollars (£150 billion) more in Chinese goods, starting next week.
Typhoon Mangkhut has made landfall in southern China after lashing the northern Philippines.
Typhoon Mangkhut roared towards densely populated Hong Kong and southern China on Sunday after wreaking havoc across the northern Philippines and leaving at least 28 people dead.
Vladimir Putin has insisted Russia is a “peaceful nation” after inspecting war games in Siberia which have been billed as the biggest in the country’s history.
Moscow and Beijing plan to conduct regular joint war games similar to massive ones being held this week, Russia’s defence minister said.
Oil prices ticked higher on Tuesday as investors feared a shortage in the wake of Donald Trump’s sanctions on Iran and expected hurricanes in the US.
Russia has launched its largest military exercise since the Cold War, with war games that will also involve thousands of Chinese troops in a show of burgeoning military ties between Moscow and Beijing.
Russia’s largest war games in recent history have kicked off in the Far East.
China is rolling out new rules on religious activity on the internet amid an ongoing crackdown on churches, mosques and other institutions by the officially atheist Communist Party.
The family of a Dundee man found dead in China have paid tribute to him as they desperately seek answers about what happened to him.
Chinese president Xi Jinping will meet Russian leader Vladimir Putin next week in a sign of strengthening ties between the two global powers.
The Trump administration may be about to slap tariffs of up to 25% on an additional 200 billion dollars (£155 billion) of Chinese goods.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged £46 billion in financing for projects in Africa.
Chinese president Xi Jinping has promoted Beijing’s initiative to build ports and other infrastructure to African leaders as a tool for “common prosperity” in a world facing challenges from protectionism.
The Chinese owner of gay dating app Grindr has pushed the button on plans for a stock market listing.
Internet giant Google has been attacked for considering censoring content for access to Chinese markets – but still refusing to remove child abuse content.
Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has fired two executives and will suspend one of its carpooling services nationwide after a woman was allegedly raped and killed by a driver in eastern China.
Heathrow has pledged to become the “destination of choice” for Chinese trade, tourism and investment if it is allowed to build a third runway after it began serving its 10th destination in the country.
The US and China have gone ahead with tariff hikes on billions of dollars of each other’s goods in an escalation of a battle over Beijing’s technology policy that companies worry will chill global economic growth.