Indonesia’s J&T Express buys Chinese rival Best’s logistics business amid price war centred in manufacturing hub of Yiwu

Beixiazhu Village in Yiwu, Zhejiang province, was at the forefront of a brutal price war in…

US rejoins the UN Human Rights Council, paving way for further tension with Beijing

US ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield said Washington will press ahead on a broad…

Why China’s National Games are tougher than the Olympics for table tennis players and weightlifters

Chinese medallists (from left) Wang Liqin, Ma Lin and Wang Hao stand at attention for the…

China accelerates infrastructure investment plan as Evergrande woes add to economic slowdown fears

China’s infrastructure investment, often funded by governments and state-owned banks, grew by only 2.9 per cent…

Mainland market turns frosty for authors in Taiwan as tensions rise across the strait

Taiwanese author Iris Chiang hardly seems like the type whose work would be banned from publication…

How Press Freedom Is Being Eroded in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s raucous and politically diverse news media, though free from the constraints placed on journalism…

Forto raises $240M in funding round led by Softbank, taking its valuation to $1.2Bn

Freight technology startup, Forto, which we most recently covered when it raised $50 million late last…

TikTok’s Chinese nemesis Kuaishou hits 1 billion monthly users worldwide

It’s a big day for Kuaishou, TikTok’s largest rival in China. The Chinese short video company,…

Canada escalates complaint over China’s block on its canola seed exports, requests WTO panel

In March 2019, China’s customs confirmed the suspension of canola imports from Richardson International ‘and relevant…

Chinese robotaxi unicorn WeRide bags over $600M in 5 months

It’s hard to keep up with the fundraising spree in China’s autonomous driving industry these days.…