Friday, May 24, 2013
Manufacturing activity in China contracted in May for the first time in seven months, HSBC said Thursday, in another sign of the weakness of recovery in the world's second-largest economy.
Chinese computer maker Lenovo Group Thursday announced a jump in net profit for the financial year of 34 percent, despite the slowing PC market.
A Chinese businessman who allegedly killed a man 16 years ago and went on the run, setting up a new life as a university professor, has been held after the victim's brother found him, reports said Thursday.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang vowed to strengthen his country's partnership with Pakistan Wednesday as he began an official visit less than a fortnight after the country's general election.
A mentally ill man stabbed six primary school students and an adult woman in the latest of a string of attacks on Chinese schoolchildren, authorities said Wednesday.
Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei released a foul-mouthed heavy rock song titled “Dumbass” on Wednesday, with a video parodying his months in police detention.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Gunmen wearing North Korean military uniforms released a Chinese fishing boat Tuesday after holding its crew for two weeks, beating up the captain and stealing the vessel's fuel, the boat's owner said. He added that the hijackers did not get the 600,000 yuan (US$100,000) ransom they had demanded.
Visiting Premier Li Keqiang promised on Tuesday to open China's vast domestic market wider to India and forge a “dynamic trade balance” to deepen economic ties and ease tensions between the Asian giants.
It is impossible to predict the evolution of China's human H7N9 bird flu outbreak as researchers are still trying to understand the source of human transmission, the head of the World Health Organization said Monday.
A blast which ripped through an explosives plant in China has left 13 people dead and another 20 missing, an official said Tuesday, compounding the country's poor industrial safety record.