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.
China and Myanmar signed dozens of deals on Saturday to speed up infrastructure projects in the country, as Beijing sought to cement its hold over a neighbour increasingly isolated by the West.
China's international trade growth slowed to 3.4 per cent in 2019, affected by the trade war with the US, with which exchanges decreased 10.7 per cent, according to official data published on Tuesday.
Immigration authorities on Sunday barred the executive director of Human Rights Watch from entering the semiautonomous territory, where he was about to launch a report reviewing rights practices around the world that focused heavily on actions of the Chinese government.
Analysts have warned Pakistan that the multi-billion dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will provide little benefit to the locals, especially those in the marginalised and volatile province of Balochistan.
China has replaced its top envoy to Hong Kong, state media reported on Saturday, in one of the most significant rejig since pro-democracy protests broke out in the city nearly seven months ago.
Ten months after signing the Protocol on Implementing the Agreement on Transit and Transportation between Nepal and China, Beijing has officially notified Kathmandu that it has completed all domestic legal procedures which means that it would come into effect from February 1, it was reported.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday strongly defended a controversial anti-infiltration law aimed at preventing Chinese interference in the islands presidential polls, to be held on January 11.
A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Christian pastor of a protestant church to nine years in prison for subversion of state power and illegal business operations.
US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Saturday slammed China's ruling Communist Party for ill-treatment of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang and people in Tibet Autonomous Region, saying that Beijing is attempting to erase its own citizens' faiths and cultures through repressive campaigns.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam's online season's greeting where she pledged to reflect on people's criticism and be grateful for their words of encouragement, drew negative response from the netizens.