Thursday, March 26, 2015
China on Wednesday rejected growing international calls for the release of five women's rights activists and accused critics of violating the country's judicial sovereignty by appealing for the women's freedom.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
China's manufacturing activity contracted in March at its fastest rate in almost a year, HSBC said Tuesday, suggesting worsening conditions in the world's second-largest economy and putting pressure on leaders to further ease monetary policy.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde said Monday she welcomed Beijing's creation of a new infrastructure bank -- an institution that has drawn support from Europe and skepticism from Washington.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Hands sheathed in white gloves, Alvin Hu's dream of serving as butler to China's growing ranks of super-rich faced an unlikely challenge: a dinner plate piled high with multicolored toy bricks.1 Comment
Gold jewelry demand cooled in China in 2014, in sharp contrast to the frenzied off take in 2013 and plunged 33 percent year-on-year to 624 metric tonnes, according to data published by the World Gold Council on Thursday.
The head of the OECD on Friday welcomed major European countries' participation in a new China-backed infrastructure bank, saying it would ensure the institution was run under existing global standards.
Japanese electronics giant Sony on Friday launched its PlayStation gaming console in China, where authorities impose strict controls on content, but some popular titles including "Grand Theft Auto" and "Call of Duty" were not available.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Chinese authorities have announced plans to boost the number of electric, hybrid and other alternative fuel-powered vehicles used for public transportation, while sales of such cars for private use have spiked in recent months.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Foreign carmakers in China rushed to make amends on Monday after being targeted by state television in a ritual naming and shaming of firms for alleged misconduct toward consumers.
China's Internet tycoon Jack Ma, founder of giant online merchant Alibaba, gave a glimpse of the future when he demonstrated a new e-payment system using facial recognition at the CeBIT IT fair in Germany.