Sunday, July 5, 2015
China's equities market has suffered the worst three-week loss since 1992 as the government keeps rolling out measures to stabilize a seemingly unstoppable slide.
A court in eastern China upheld death sentences for five people who conspired to kill miners in what they claimed were mine accidents and then posed as relatives to claim US$300,000 in compensation, state media reported Saturday.
Saturday, July 4, 2015
The United States and China want to increase cooperation in fighting wildlife trafficking and are working to end commercial ivory trading, a U.S. Cabinet secretary said Friday.
Weighed down by the sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland, British officials jokily discussed the possible benefits of relocating the entire population of Hong Kong to the province, newly released documents showed Friday.
Friday, July 3, 2015
A prominent Chinese lesbian couple held a simple ceremony Thursday to announce their informal marriage, in their latest effort to push for legalization of same-sex unions in China.
A 3,000-meter airstrip Beijing is building on a reef in disputed waters in the South China Sea, where tensions are mounting with its neighbors, is "nearly complete," a U.S. think tank said.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Tens of thousands joined a pro-democracy march Wednesday on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China, in what organizers described as an opportunity to work out the movement's next step as momentum wanes.
China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang made a long-awaited pledge to curb carbon emissions during a trip to France Tuesday in which a Chinese company also inked an US$18 billion (16.1 billion euros) deal with Airbus.
China passed a wide-ranging new national security law Wednesday, expanding its legal reach over the Internet and even outer space as concerns grow about ever-tighter limits on rights.