China&India

Alibaba bets on do-it-yourself globalisation

Alibaba bets on do-it-yourself globalisation

BEIJING — Alibaba is the company that likes to think it’s a country. Mr Jack Ma, the former English teacher who founded the group, works the stage like a seasoned diplomat. At...

Pet wearables catching on in China

Pet wearables catching on in China

HONG KONG — As pet ownership grows among China’s burgeoning middle class, electronic device makers, such as Hong Kong-listed Suga, and other start-ups are looking to cash in on...

Taiwan war games simulate invasion by China

Taiwan war games simulate invasion by China

TAIPEI — Taiwanese forces simulated an invasion by mainland China yesterday as part of live-fire military exercises against a backdrop of rising tensions with Beijing.

China slams US over warship off Mischief Reef

China slams US over warship off Mischief Reef

BEIJING/WASHINGTON — China on Thursday (May 25) fiercely rebuked the United States, after it sent a guided missile destroyer near a group of Chinese man-made islands in the...