Though China’s air quality, particularly that of Beijing, attracts global headlines, such problems are not unique to China in historical terms. Los Angeles, the second largest city in the United States, has battled pollution for more than 50 years.
China outpaces US on mobile payments | Whats Up China
Payments made on Chinese smartphones are nearly 50 times greater than the number of mobile transactions in the United States, signaling a late-mover advantage with robust potential for the fintech sector
Opportunities for Asia-Pacific seen if US quits TPP
The United States’ expected withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership may provide “great opportunities” for China to work out a wider trade agreement as a better alternative, experts said on Tuesday.
Protectionism ‘not the right choice,’ Xi warns at APEC
A keynote speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping in Peru indicated China’s firm stand on free trade even as some major economies such as the US are leaning toward protectionism, experts said.
China will never allow US to run amok in South China Sea: People’s Daily
China will never allow the US to run amok in South China Sea waters, the People’s Daily asserted in a commentary on Sunday after a US Navy guided-missile destroyer, the USS Decatur, sailed through the waters of the Xisha Islands on Friday without the Chinese approval.
Philippines “can live” without U.S. military aid: defense chief
Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana says that his country can get by without U.S. military aid.
Lorenzana made the remarks at a foreign correspondents’ forum where he also called for a reassessment of relations between the Philippines and the United States.