Zoom caught in China censorship crossfire as meetings foiled
Company reactivated Zoom accounts of a US-based group of dissidents that were suspended after they held an online event commemorating Tiananmen Square.
Champagne challenges Beijing, insists empty planes left China
Foreign minister pushes for virtual access to two imprisoned Canadians.
Huawei exec Meng’s extradition hearing begins in Canada
Beijing views Meng’s case as an attempt by the US to contain China’s rise, two Canadians detained in apparent retaliation.
China presses Washington for tariff cut in trade deal
Beijing said US negotiators agreed to roll back September penalties on $112 billion of imports, Trump dismissed claim.
Crisis Group trusts Ottawa to help free detainees after McCallum firing
Ambassador John McCallum opined twice last week on Meng-Huawei case.
Analysis: China pulling out all stops in Canada tensions
Mounting a determined campaign of intimidation and retribution over Meng Wanzhou case.
Bill Gates pushes clean toilet technologies at Beijing expo [WATCH]
Technologies on display represent the most significant advances in sanitation in nearly 200 years.
China shrinks steel industry slowly, drawing Western ire
American and European anger targets a flood of low-cost exports that is double the volume of second-place Japan.
US group: Beijing will retaliate if Trump acts on trade
Trump has approved higher tariffs on Chinese aluminum, washing machines and other goods.
China car dilemma: Beijing wants electric, buyers want SUVs
Beijing wants electric cars to make up 8% of every brand’s production as soon as next year.
EU court rejects bid to nix tariffs on Chinese solar panels
Beijing found to be improperly subsidizing manufacturers, panels being sold well below normal market value.
Beijing to spend $2.7B on cleaning capital’s air
Some funding will be used to close or upgrade more than 2,000 polluting factories.
Smog Free Tower as solution to Beijing’s pollution
Dutch artist’s 7-metre structure contains an air-purifying machine that runs continuously.
Beijing says air quality improved in first half of 2016
Good days in which air quality was rated good grew by 19 to 107.
Beijing’s smog crisis idles factories
But boosts ‘smog holiday’ travel and sale of air purifiers