China&India

Made-in-China plane makes first commercial flight

Made-in-China plane makes first commercial flight

BEIJING — China’s homegrown regional jet made its first commercial flight on Tuesday (June 28), operator Chengdu Airlines said, after years of delays raised questions about the...

Gallery: Twin cubs for giant panda in Macau

Twin cubs for giant panda in Macau

MACAU — Giant panda Xin Xin gave birth to two male twin cubs on Sunday (June 26) at the Giant Panda Pavilion on Coloane, Macau.

China weighs up Brexit losses and opportunities

China weighs up Brexit losses and opportunities

BEIJING — Just eight months ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping was snapping selfies with soccer stars in Manchester, dining at Buckingham Palace and drinking beer in an English...

Is China the next Japan?

Despite deepening concerns about China’s economy, the country is not heading towards “lost decades” of Japanese-style stagnation. And yet a worrisome ambiguity clouds this...