China seeks 10% rise in defence spending

Beijing aims to narrow ‘gap’ with potential enemies

Li Hejun...Li Hejun, chairman and CEO of Hanergy Group, attends a press conference held at the company's headquarters in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. The Chinese company that bought Miasole, a California producer of thin-film solar panels, says it can make a success of the emerging technology where others have suffered huge losses. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

Hanergy’s Li tops Forbes’ China rich list

Stock jump of 75% in 3 days swells wealth of solar group founder

China lowers growth target to ‘around 7%’

Goal signals acceptance country’s economy has entered ‘new normal’

China lowers GDP target to ‘around 7%’

Premier Li Keqiang lowers target after GDP decelerated to 7.4%

World Bank warns of surge in relocations

Trend comes amid rise in requests for help to fund infrastructure projects

Hong Kong’s lucky revolutionaries

Despite tear gas attacks and violent confrontations, protests ended without bloodshed

Ingram Pinn illustration

Riches and perils of the fossil-fuel age

If nations could agree a carbon tax, it would help create a more efficient, less polluting future

Obama seeks reboot of China cyber laws

Call for change to new rules seen as favouring Chinese tech

China censors pollution film debate

Beijing directs news outlets not to write about ‘Under the Dome’

China premier to unveil annual policy goals

Beijing set to lower annual GDP growth target to ‘around 7%’

China graft purge takes aim at military

Probe of 14 officers revealed ahead of parliament session

Smog film captivates Chinese internet

Documentary on pollution chalks up 136m views in two days

China union boss warns of ‘foreign forces’

Comments spur backlash among rights activists

China markets jump after rate cut

Markets cheered after PBoC cuts interest rates

Tourism chief hits at lack of UK support

Hospitality trade body laments barriers facing foreign visitors

Foreign food clicks with Chinese consumers

Alibaba and race to sign up overseas fresh food producers

Sri Lanka to review terms of Chinese loans

Cost and transparency of development financing under discussion

China’s wild panda population rebounds

Intensive conservation efforts and a decline in poaching pay off

China’s renminbi falls to 28-month low

Demand for dollars from Chinese companies grows

Tencent takes prize in ‘red envelope’ war

WeChat trumps rival Alibaba with 1bn new year cash gifts