Wednesday, July 8, 2015
China needs to develop a long-range strategic bomber to strike adversaries farther away from its coast in the event of conflict, state media reported Tuesday, quoting defense experts.
China opened Tuesday an exhibition of guns and photos of massacres to commemorate the World War II victory over Japan, part of a propaganda push to stir up nationalism by observing the 70th anniversary of the war's end in Asia with great fanfare.
The United Nations' human rights chief said Tuesday that he is worried by the wide scope and the vagueness of a new national security law approved last week by China's legislature.
Monday, July 6, 2015
An official dispatched from Seoul to deal with the aftermath of a bus crash in China that killed 10 South Koreans was found dead in a suspected suicide early Sunday after falling from a hotel.
Twelve people died after a shoe factory collapsed in eastern China, local media reported Sunday, with more than 40 escaping on their own or being rescued.
The World Bank has removed a sharply critical portion from a recently released report on mainland China's economy that called for reform of its financial system, saying the section had not been adequately reviewed and that its wording was inappropriate.
Police in Beijing have detained a man for allegedly spreading a rumor online that a person jumped to their death in the city's financial district due to China's precarious stock markets, police said Sunday, underscoring growing jitters amid a three-week long sell-off.
Bank of Taiwan, the largest lender in Taiwan, opened a sub-branch of the bank's Shanghai branch in the city's Jiading District Friday to extend the reach of its Chinese yuan denominated services in the Yangtze River Delta.
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.