Chinese taikonauts and crew hope to finish construction this year of three-part Tiangong space station, state-run Xinhua News Agency reports
For Oceania, Biden administration pledges two new embassies and more development aid after China signed 52 cooperation deals in May and June
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken jousted, but may have begun to clear the air, analysts say
China points to ‘comprehensive strength’ as a peaceful way of unifying China and Taiwan, but Beijing warns of ‘taking all necessary measures’ against pro-independence forces
Beijing is warning the United States, a historic backer of Taiwan, to retreat from the waters of East Asia. China and Taiwan have been at odds for more than 70 years.
Lockdowns in China earlier this year, slowing international shipments of factory goods, create business opportunities for other countries
China has launched a third aircraft carrier, likely a way to upgrade overall defenses in the face of stronger navies rather than to target any specific future battleground, analysts believe.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has been visiting countries in Oceania and Southeast Asia; experts say Beijing seeks long-term trade and strategic benefits
Ferdinand Marcos Jr, son of a late dictator, says he would try to improve relations with China but gave few specifics during the campaign
The Asian region of 680 million people has strong trade and investment ties to Beijing and wants Washington to match that, experts say
Sovereignty issues, including control over eight uninhabited islets, are in focus as Chinese military asserts itself
As the two countries debate over South China Sea waters, US, Indonesia plan expansion of the Garuda Shield military exercises
The keeper of the world's largest maritime armed forces is expanding a key shipyard, working on a security deal in the South Pacific and stepping up coordination
Philippine President Duterte is pivoting back toward US-friendly stance after making friends with China, which is contesting maritime features with Manila government
Some Taiwanese fear their homeland could become a warzone like Ukraine. China claims the island as part of its territory and has not renounced use of force, if needed
New York Times report says Chinese leaders asked Russian counterparts to delay any attack until after the Winter Olympics. China rejects the report
Foreign Minister Wang Yi has talked with Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba by phone, Chinese media say
A draft gaming bill for the tiny Chinese gambling enclave would limit the number of casino licenses and squeeze out junkets for the super-rich.
Better satellites, a peek at Mars and more people in orbit are among the goals outlined in the paper ‘China's Space Program: A 2021 Perspective’.