Thursday, January 29, 2015
Investigators have found that 15 Communist Party officials in Tibet joined underground Tibetan independence organizations, provided intelligence to the Dalai Lama and his supporters or participated in activities deemed harmful to China's security, a party agency said Wednesday.
Chinese regulators accused e-commerce giant Alibaba of permitting sales of fake goods and hurting consumers in a report that was withheld until now to avoid disrupting the company's U.S. stock market debut.
China's yuan has become the world's fifth most widely used payment currency, with the value of cross-border deals settled in it more than doubling in 2014, data from transactions organization SWIFT showed Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
China will this year hold its first large-scale military parade since 2009 to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, reports said Tuesday, with one key goal described as being to “frighten Japan.”
A Mongol herder hanged himself from the gate of a Chinese government building in protest at land seizures in the latest instance of unrest in Inner Mongolia, a rights group said Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
A Chinese court has heard what is believed to be the country's first lawsuit over gay workplace discrimination, in a case that could have wide repercussions.
A report by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) warned Monday of “intervention behind the scenes” of Hong Kong's media as fears grow over press freedoms and interference from Beijing.
Despite declining smartphone shipments by Samsung Electronics Co, which still accounted for the most smartphones running on the Android operating system last year, those using systems developed by Google Inc. are expected to see their market share grow at a double-digit pace in 2015, thanks to the rise of Chinese device makers.
With the proliferation of smartphones in China, the competition in mobile phone security applications has become equally fierce, revealing a growing disparity among many rival products.
Monday, January 26, 2015
The Shanghai New Year's Eve crush which left 36 dead showed "critical neglect," the mayor of the Chinese commercial hub said Sunday, while insisting that those responsible had been held accountable.