Bangkok: Some six million Chinese are expected to visit Thailand this year, compared with 4.6 million last year. Photograph: REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Last week, Asia Briefing reported how the billionaire boss of Chinese conglomerate Tiens had brought 6,400 employees to the south of France on holiday(...)

 FBI executive associate director Robert Anderson (centre), flanked by attorney general Eric Holder  and assistant attorney general for national security John Carlin, speaks about a federal indictment against five Chinese military officials for cyber espionage at the Justice Department in Washington, DC. Photograph: EPA/Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

The news came as a shock to even seasoned China-watchers – a Financial Times story saying China told its state-owned enterprises to cut links with US (...)

Assembling the ingredients for traditional mince pies can prove a headache in China, and we spent hours scouring markets and local shops(...)

Hong Kong is one of the top beneficiaries of investments by wealthy Chinese

Asia Briefing: China’s richest tycoons are increasing their investment overseas, particularly in the property market, in the face of slowing econom(...)