Sunday, November 23, 2014
A newspaper published by China's ruling Communist Party on Saturday endorsed charges of leaking state secrets against a veteran journalist that critics say amount to political persecution.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
China's central bank on Friday unexpectedly cut benchmark interest rates for the first time in more than two years, as authorities seek to prop up flagging growth in the world's second-largest economy.
China's souring foreign investment climate, “unfair” trade practices and increased military spending heightened tensions between the United States and Beijing in 2014, a U.S. commission said Thursday.
Two closed-door hearings of prominent Chinese activists on Friday were sharply criticized for violating due process and chilling freedom of expression as authorities tighten oversight of public speech.
China's defense minister said Friday he wants to enhance dialogue to manage disputes with his country's neighbors, sounding a conciliatory note after years of sharpened confrontations over territorial claims on land and sea.
A small group of protesters gathered outside Hong Kong's British consulate on Friday to accuse the former colonial power of failing to stop China from wielding undue influence over elections and threatening freedoms guaranteed in a joint treaty.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Manufacturing activity in China stagnated in November, British banking giant HSBC said Thursday, warning of “significant” pressures on the world's second-largest economy as its key purchasing managers' index (PMI) hit a six-month low.
A court in north China Thursday opened a new trial for a teenager executed almost 20 years ago for rape and murder, state-run media said, in a rare re-examination of a possible wrongful conviction.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Hong Kong police clashed with pro-democracy demonstrators Wednesday after a small group tried to break into the city's legislature, as splits emerged within the movement before the expected clearance of protest camps.
Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping Wednesday hailed China's warmest-ever relations with Australia after a successful state visit that his counterpart Tony Abbott called among “the most remarkable days of my life.”