Saturday, October 10, 2015
More than a thousand students, alumni and teachers joined a protest at Hong Kong University (HKU) Friday evening as anger mounts over political interference in the city's education system.
Friday, October 9, 2015
The International Monetary Fund cautioned Wednesday that mainland China faces unprecedented challenges modernizing its economy, carrying risks for the whole world, but a Chinese official brushed off the warning, saying: "Don't worry."
Mainland Chinese shares surged Thursday as dealers returned from a week-long break that saw a global advance, but a regional rally mostly petered out, with Tokyo ending a six-day winning streak.
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Plans by the Hong Kong post office to cover up royal British insignia on historic mail boxes have sparked a backlash from conservation campaigners and accusations of a push to erase the city's colonial past.
Thrill-seeking tourists in China got more than they bargained for when cracks appeared in a glass-bottomed walkway suspended 1,080 meters over a canyon, reports said.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Japan is proving to be the most popular overseas destination for Chinese mainland tourists during the ongoing seven-day National Day holiday (from Oct. 1 to 7), according to a report from Ctrip, China's largest online travel agency.
Mainland China's yuan has overtaken the Japanese yen and moved into fourth place among the world's payments currencies, global transactions organization SWIFT said Tuesday, as Beijing pushes greater international use of its currency.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
A former Hong Kong leader faces misconduct charges over a luxury apartment in mainland China, authorities said Monday, making him the highest-ranking official to be formally arrested by anti-corruption investigators in the Asian business hub.
Monday, October 5, 2015
A former leader of Hong Kong faces misconduct charges over a luxury apartment in mainland China, authorities said Monday, setting the stage for the southern Chinese business hub's most high-profile corruption trial in recent memory.
A strong typhoon roared into southern China on Sunday, bringing powerful winds and heavy rain to the region after leaving more than a dozen fishermen missing in the Philippines.