China is promoting startup companies as the country moves away from export-led growth towards a more service-oriented economy. But the transition is not easy for most startup entrepreneurs, who are struggling despite government funding.
As Washington plans to impose massive tariffs on imports from China, Beijing has expressed its intention to avoid a trade war while vowing to defend its interests. Experts say a trade conflict could hurt China's economy.
Intellectual property (IP) is back in focus as US President Donald Trump slaps wide-ranging tariffs on China for allegedly stealing American technology and IP, and eroding US firms' competitive edge.
US President Donald Trump has announced a raft of new tariffs against China over intellectual-property violations, targeting more than 100 different Chinese goods and potentially inviting a fierce response from Beijing.
Filipinos have rallied at the Chinese Embassy in Manila to protest against two Beijing-funded dam projects that they say will occupy land, destroy environment and incur massive foreign debt on the Philippine government.
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