Thursday, October 30, 2014
The former head of one of China's largest banks and two of his employees went on trial Wednesday for corruption, accused of embezzling US$56 million, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Afghanistan and China pledged a new long-term partnership with each other Thursday as Kabul's new President Ashraf Ghani began a four-day visit while NATO combat troops prepare to withdraw from his country.
A retired general ensnared in a high-profile corruption drive launched by Chinese Communist chief Xi Jinping has admitted taking “extremely huge” bribes in return for army promotions, state media said Tuesday.
Hong Kong democracy activists on Tuesday marked one month of mass protests by unfurling a sea of umbrellas as student leaders called for direct talks with Beijing officials, the first time such a request has been made.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
China's legislature is considering cutting nine crimes from the list of 55 punishable by death, state media said Monday, including illegal fundraising which has been at the center of several controversial cases.
Guyana has asked China to help map its gold, diamond and other geological resources, a top official said Sunday.
A watershed scheme to allow cross-trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai's stock markets has been delayed, a Hong Kong official said Monday, warning that pro-democracy protests gripping the city could impact the project's progress.
China is to build its own airfield in Antarctica, media reported Monday, as Beijing continues to expand its footprint in the most remote corners of the globe.
Monday, October 27, 2014
China intends to improve efficiency in military spending through tighter monitoring of how funds are used, state media reported Sunday.
The leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests on Sunday canceled a vote on what the next step should be in their monthlong street occupation, saying they hadn't properly consulted with the demonstrators before calling the referendum.