BEIJING (Reuters) — China has enacted legislation to better safeguard farmers’ land rights and encourage the formation of village collectives, with the goal of bolstering the country’s struggling rural economy and achieving food security, according to official media. While all farmland in China is state-owned, farmers have decades-long land leaseRead More →

LONDON Reuters: After last week’s gains, the dollar climbed against the yen to an almost 11-month high on Monday, keeping traders’ attention on the chances of a Japanese intervention. After the BOJ maintained ultra-low interest rates and Governor Kazuo Ueda emphasized the need to take more time analyzing data beforeRead More →

NEW DELHI (Reuters/Web Desk) – China’s Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen said on Friday in New Delhi that India is free to join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), adding that it will increase commerce between India and China, which is expanding “very quickly.” Reuters. The Regional Comprehensive Economic PartnershipRead More →

(AFP) – Ten people were detained in Hong Kong on Thursday under the city’s national security statute, accused of giving financial assistance to abroad dissident organisations advocating for sanctions against the Chinese financial center. Following massive and often violent pro-democracy protests the year before, Beijing enacted a broad national securityRead More →

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – China announced on Friday that it would not attend a G20 tourism summit next week in India’s disputed Himalayan province of Kashmir. In the run-up to the G20 summit in New Delhi in September, India, which has the chair this year, has scheduled a series ofRead More →

BEIJING (Reuters) – In a show of solidarity with China’s two largest neighbours, Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang assured his Russian and Indian counterparts of deepening bilateral ties, promising that “coordination and cooperation” will only strengthen. Qin met with other foreign ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, a group ofRead More →

Frankfurt (AFP)- According to data released on Thursday, China was Germany’s top commercial partner for the seventh consecutive year in 2022, raising concerns among politicians about Beijing’s economic hegemony. According to the federal statistics office Destatis, goods worth 297.9 billion euros ($318.9 billion) were traded between the two nations lastRead More →

China has declared that, owing to “technical challenges”, it would temporarily close the consular division of its embassy in Pakistan. There was no precise information offered by the Chinese embassy on the nature of the difficulties, nor was a date provided for the reopening of the consular department. For theRead More →

Despite a tepid beginning from Wall Street, Asian equities climbed Tuesday as dismal Chinese economy data revealed the deep cutbacks of Beijing’s zero-Covid policy, adding to inflation concerns. To combat an Omicron-fueled tsunami, China has maintained its stringent zero-Covid policy, ordering lockdowns in numerous cities and closing factories and ports.Read More →