Beijing and New Delhi choke on smog

Toxic fog envelops capitals at forefront of surging economic growth

Panda bonds triumph over dim sum debt

Liberalisation and low yields enhance attraction of China’s onshore debt markets

China by far the largest investor in Africa

Beijing bank pledges to invest $1tn, dwarfing private sector funds

IMF to include renminbi in currency basket

Critics accuse fund of bending rules for China

China hits pollution target 6 months early

Claim comes as Beijing toxic smog at highest level in 13 months

China learns lessons ahead of climate talks

High pollution levels and need for economic change force rethink

Shenzhen property boom leaves HK in dust

Prices in tech hub up 30% despite China slowdown

Science: The clone factory

With new plans for cloned cattle is China’s taboo-busting biotech sector widening the ethical gap with the west?

China shares fall most since midyear rout

Probes into brokerages lead to profit-taking after 3-month rally

Nicaragua’s $50bn canal plan delayed

China-led project’s leaders insist funding not a problem

China seeks own navy facility in Djibouti

Talks suggest Beijing wants firmer military foothold in Africa

GSK picks tough China path after scandal

Reforms leave drugmaker at a commercial disadvantage, say peers

PetroChina: reform and substance

A minor asset reshuffle should not be mistaken for real change

PetroChina restructures gas unit

China’s largest oil group moves towards gas pipeline monopoly

China cuts journalist Gao Yu’s jail term

Beijing critic’s sentence for leaking state secrets cut by 2 years

China’s ‘national team’ owns 6% of market

State buyers crucial to recovery from summer equities rout

US scours Chinese plan for hacking clues

Link spotted between Beijing’s economic targets and cyber spying

China’s most powerful weapon is trade

Commercial tussles may be more significant than military ones

We are all Eurasian now

In the new age of geopolitics Europeans must think on a supercontinental scale, writes Bruno Maçães

China PLA reforms raise hackles in ranks

Articles in army newspaper warn that badly handled changes could lead to instability