SHANGHAI - Growth in China's auto market, the world's biggest, will halve to 7 percent this year weighed down by a slowing economy, the head of an industry body said on Saturday.
BEIJING - China's fight against deeply engrained corruption will never end, the country's top official in charge of tackling graft said ahead of a key meeting to root out corruption in the world's second-largest economy.
BEIJING - China said on Friday it would donate 500 million yuan ($82 million) (51.02 million pound) to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea to battle Ebola, its largest round of aid to help contain the spread of the deadly virus.
BEIJING - China's State Council will expand the scope of private investment in key sectors, including telecoms and transport, it said on Friday, as part of measures to support the slowing economy.
SHANGHAI - Australia, Indonesia and South Korea skipped the launch of a China-backed Asian infrastructure bank on Friday as the United States said it had concerns about the new rival to Western-dominated multilateral lenders.
BEIJING - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) chief said on Thursday he doesn't welcome a China-backed rival bank that will have a virtually identical aim.
BEIJING - China rebuffed a U.N. call for full political rights for Hong Kong on Friday, saying that an international covenant on such rights was not a "measure for reform" in the Chinese-ruled territory.
BEIJING - China's top diplomat will visit Vietnam next week, China said on Friday, five months after he last visited during a period of tension over a Chinese oil drilling rig working in part of the South China Sea both countries claim.
BEIJING - A Canadian couple accused of spying near China's sensitive border with North Korea have been kept separately in near isolation for more than 80 days and denied access to legal counsel, their son said on Friday.
TOKYO - Former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping next Wednesday in Beijing, a source familiar with the matter said, setting the stage for a possible meeting between the leaders of Japan and China in November.