Sunday, August 30, 2015
Beijing on Saturday approved a prisoner amnesty in a gesture to mark the 70th anniversary of the defeat of Japan in World War II, Xinhua News Agency reported.
China on Saturday scrapped a two-decade limit on the percentage of funds banks can lend out relative to deposits, state media reported.
China on Saturday amended the country's criminal law, tightening corruption sentencing and reclassifying sex with underage prostitutes as rape, state media reported.
U.S presidential hopeful Marco Rubio on Friday accused Xi Jinping of seeking to undermine U.S. interests, in a notably personal attack ahead of the Chinese leader's visit to Washington.
China's pension funds do not have the obligation to prop up or rescue the country's turbulent stock market, a top official said on Friday amid popular expectations for the funds to do so.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was back in court Friday over an anti-China protest, a day after he faced new charges related to a pro-democracy rally.
Mainland China's economy may be slowing but it is "not falling off a cliff," the chief executive of Southeast Asia's biggest bank said Friday.
A rare gray pearl necklace that once belonged to a British aristocrat is expected to fetch up to US$7 million when it goes under the hammer in Hong Kong, Sotheby's said Friday.
The editor-in-chief of one of mainland China's most prominent official media websites is being investigated for suspected bribe-taking, prosecutors said Friday, amid a high-profile anti-corruption campaign by mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
Just as they thought they could begin moving away from crisis mode, China's turmoil has become a new threat to the world's top central bankers.