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.
China is seeking to assert its growing influence on global oil markets with a yuan-denominated crude futures contract expected to be launched this year.
Pro-democracy protesters have retreated from the streets of Hong Kong but education is increasingly becoming a political battleground as students and teachers say academic freedoms are under threat.
Sunday, October 4, 2015
Mainland China's state news agency reported Friday that a man suspected of being responsible for 18 explosions in a southern Chinese county that killed 10 people and injured 51 others died in the blasts and had disputes with local villagers and companies.
Friday, October 2, 2015
An explosion damaged a six-story building Thursday in southern China, less than a day after more than a dozen blasts triggered by explosive devices delivered in mail packages killed at least seven people and injured over 50 in the same county in southern China, mainland Chinese officials and state media said.
A slowdown in mainland China and weakness at home dented Japanese firms' confidence last quarter, a central bank report showed Thursday, as tepid data suggest the world's third-largest economy has slipped into recession.