Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing is buying a Dutch waste and renewable energy company for 943.7 million euros (US$1.3 billion).
A Chinese supercomputer is the fastest in the world, according to survey results announced Monday, comfortably overtaking a U.S. machine which now ranks second.
China on Monday dismissed as “groundless” claims that a former U.S. intelligence contractor who is hiding in Hong Kong spied for Beijing, as state media said extraditing him back home would amount to a “betrayal.”
Monday, June 17, 2013
Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese dissident who fled his home country to become a visiting scholar at New York University, accused the school on Sunday of asking him to leave because of "unrelenting pressure" from China.
Now is the best time for China to develop its service trade, and the country can become one of the biggest outsourcing service providers in the world within the next few years, Wei Jianguo, former vice minister of commerce and secretary-general of China Center for International Economic Exchanges, said on Saturday.
China's official army newspaper Sunday branded the United States Internet surveillance program exposed by former spy Edward Snowden as “frightening,” and accused the U.S. of being a “habitual offender” when it comes to network monitoring.
Half of Hong Kongers believe the city's government should not extradite former U.S. spy Edward Snowden, according to a poll published on Sunday a day after hundreds protested in his support.
Chinese Internet users reacted with outrage to reports of a racist assault on six Chinese oenology students studying in France on Sunday, while others denounced the victims whom they said were children of wealthy officials.
Sunday, June 16, 2013
Hundreds of protesters staged a rally in rain-hit Hong Kong Saturday to urge the city's government not to extradite former spy Edward Snowden, and slam the U.S. for its surveillance programs.
China's Cabinet has announced measures to curb the country's notorious air pollution, one of the many environmental challenges facing the country that are increasingly angering the public.