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China's economic recovery stabilised in April, an official factory activity gauge showed Sunday, as the property market recovered and credit grew. The Purchasing Manager's Index (PMI), tracking activity in factories and workshops, rose for the second successive month, the National Bureau of Statistics said.
Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei defeated his rival and world number one Chen Long of China on Sunday in the final of the Asia Badminton Championships. The 33-year-old beat Chen 21-17, 15-21, 21-13 in the closely-fought final that lasted an hour and 22 minutes in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Lee is currently ranked second in the world.