President Xi Jinping says China won’t seek dominance over Southeast Asia or bully smaller countries

Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Monday said his country will not seek dominance over Southeast Asia or bully its smaller neighbors, amid ongoing friction over the South China Sea.  Xi made the remarks during a virtual conference with the members

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China may have to juice its economy soon as ‘stagflation’ risk rises

Liu Shijin, a member of the People’s Bank of China’s monetary policy committee, told an online forum on Sunday that the world’s second largest economy may have to deal with “quasi-stagflation” the rest of this year and into 2022, if

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Xi tells Southeast Asian leaders China does not seek ‘hegemony’

Beijing’s territorial claims over the sea clash with those of several Southeast Asian nations and have raised alarm from Washington to Tokyo. But Xi said China would never seek hegemony nor take advantage of its size to coerce smaller countries,

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Justin Bieber called on to cancel Saudi Arabia concert

“That’s why I am writing to you with a plea: Cancel your Dec. 5 performance in Saudi Arabia,” Hatice Cengiz wrote Saturday. “This is a unique opportunity to send a powerful message to the world that your name and talent

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Five Chinese nationals kidnapped in DR Congo after attack near mine

It was not clear who carried out the attack near the village of Mukera in South Kivu province. Relations are already strained between Chinese mining companies and local authorities, who say some firms are operating illegally without licenses. “An armed

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