Monday, February 2, 2015
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday for the first time since mass demonstrations shut down parts of the city for more than two months.
China's manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in more than two years in January, an official survey showed Sunday, signaling further downward pressure on the world's second-largest economy.
Famed for his sharp business acumen and knack for perfectly timed investments, Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing is shifting away from a slowing Chinese economy and bargain hunting in Europe.
A pilot program for cross-border foreign exchange payments will be expanded to support the development of cross-border e-commerce and limit the risks associated with online payments involving foreign currencies, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange announced on Thursday.
Sunday, February 1, 2015
China was forced on Friday to drop a measure at the United Nations that targeted non-governmental organizations seeking to be heard at the world body.
China's housing prices rose in January for the first time in nine months, a survey showed Saturday, breaking a decline that has weighed on growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Saturday, January 31, 2015
China's education minister has vowed to ban university textbooks which promote “Western values,” state media said, in the latest sign of ideological tightening under President Xi Jinping.
Friday, January 30, 2015
A Chinese lawmaker was being sought by authorities Thursday after trying to dig out a five-story basement in his Beijing courtyard home, only for a giant sinkhole to swallow four of his neighbors' houses, reports said.
For decades, most urban Chinese families could have only one child. Now, officials in China's biggest city are telling young couples: Please have more children.
China is violating human rights at an intensity that is unprecedented in its recent history, a top watchdog group said Thursday., 1 Comment