CHINA

Singapore and China sign deal to boost cooperation on Belt and Road Initiative

BEIJING - Singapore has inked a deal with China that will boost collaboration between their companies that operate in other countries involved in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

Winners and losers in a US-China trade war

THE tit-for-tat tariff dispute unfolding between China and the US could have a far-reaching impact on many other countries - for better or for worse.

Doing business in China: Politics is still in command

PEOPLE love quotes, especially inspirational ones. Chairman Mao Zedong's words, "The Chinese people have stood up", spoken in 1949 after the communist triumph in the civil war, still resonates among...

Kino Biotech: Easing the entry into China for SMEs through e-commerce

Fierce. China's online retail shoppers are that, scooping up everything from toilet rolls to hairy crabs. Their insatiable appetite rang up US$758 billion in 2016, nearly twice the amount...

Jumbo Seafood restaurant going to Xi'An, China

SINGAPORE - Jumbo Group will establish a new branch office and Jumbo Seafood restaurant in Xi'An, China, the restaurant operator announced on Thursday (Feb 1) after the market closed.

China goes on tech-hiring binge and wages soar, closing gap with Silicon Valley

BEIJING (REUTERS) - China's war for technology talent is intensifying.

Southeast Asia's plastics recyclers gearing up to benefit from China's ban

WHEN Seah Kian Hoe was just 10 years old, he would jump on the back of his parent's small truck during school holidays and help them collect scrap, going door-to-door around neighbourhoods in...

China: Low-level graft a business reality

Despite President Xi Jinping's half-decade-long anti-graft campaign, low-level corruption remains a business reality for Singapore firms in China.

No pilot licence needed to fly this car

A Chinese start-up from Guangzhou is developing one of the world’s first flying cars.

Singapore firm sets up AI neurology research centre with renowned Beijing hospital

BEIJING - A Singapore start-up and a top Chinese hospital in Beijing have set up what they say is the world's first artificial intelligence (AI) research centre for neurology.