Reopening wounds

Just three days before the top leaders from Japan, South Korea and China were to gather in the South Korean city of Busan to discuss resuming their leaders’ summit as part of a resumption of the annual trilateral summit that began in 2008 but remained suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic since 2019

Rare-earth challenge

In the race toward a sustainable automotive future, the global push to liberate electric vehicles (EVs) from the shackles of rare earth materials dominated by China is gaining momentum.

China renews alerts for cold waves, strong winds

China's meteorological authorities on Thursday renewed a yellow alert for cold waves, with temperature drops and strong winds expected to hit various parts of the country in the coming days.

China’s gain

The most recent report issued in 2022, the year when Beijing ended the ‘zero-Covid’ policy, showed that only 7 per cent of the graduating class, including both undergraduates and graduates, chose to study abroad.

Maritime disputes

Maritime disputes across the vast South China Sea have ratcheted up in recent years as an increasingly assertive China militarises disputed islands and confronts its regional rivals over their competing claims in the strategically important and resource-rich waterway.