Friday, March 27, 2015
China faces a million deaths a year from antibiotic-resistant superbugs and a loss of US$20 trillion by 2050, an economist and former top Goldman Sachs executive said Thursday.
A secret private airport illegally built by a wealthy businessman in China was exposed after he crashed his helicopter, killing a passenger, state-run media said Thursday.
China dismissed Japanese concerns about its defense spending as “ridiculous” on Thursday after Tokyo commissioned its biggest-ever helicopter carrier.
The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the country's biggest lender, eked out a five percent gain in net profit last year in the face of “complex” domestic and overseas environments, it said Thursday.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Hong Kong's leader warned activists Wednesday that the public would “not be sympathetic” to more pro-democracy protests as the city prepares for the next phase of controversial political reforms.
China has given the go-ahead for three more free-trade zones (FTZ), state media reported, despite the country's first project in Shanghai proving disappointing 18 months after its establishment.
China says its proposed Asian bank might have regional offices in other countries in a new move to mollify concern it will be a Chinese political tool.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
China executed three people on Tuesday for a mass stabbing in Kunming that killed 31 people last year, the country's top court said, with authorities blaming the attack on separatists from mainly Muslim Xinjiang.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde said Monday she welcomed Beijing's creation of a new infrastructure bank — an institution that has drawn support from Europe and skepticism from Washington.
Chinese energy giant Sinopec said net profit slumped 29.7 percent in 2014, blaming a “precipitous” drop in global crude oil prices and issuing a first-quarter profit warning.