Thursday, May 28, 2015
At first, the numbers and company names flashing on a big board in Beijing's financial district suggest a booming market.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
China's Ministry of Transport held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for the construction of two lighthouses in the disputed South China Sea area, a move that is likely to escalate tensions in the region.
Mainland China said Tuesday it would project its military power further beyond its sea borders and more assertively in the air, defending the construction of artificial islands which sparked concern in Washington.
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was on Tuesday refused admission to Malaysia, where he planned to speak about the city's pro-democracy movement and the anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square massacre.
A former head of Beijing's traffic management office went on trial for handing out coveted car number plates to businesspeople in return for nearly US$4 million in bribes, a court said.
China's yuan currency, which Washington has long alleged was manipulated, is "no longer undervalued," the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.
A fire at a nursing home in central China left at least 38 people dead, officials said Tuesday, with bodies burned beyond recognition and wheelchairs reduced to charred frames.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
China will slash import tariffs on consumer goods including skincare products, Western-style clothes and diapers from June, potentially giving a fillip to global brands and bolstering domestic consumption amid faltering economic growth.
A "strike hard" campaign against what China calls terrorism in the largely Muslim region of Xinjiang and beyond has seen 181 gangs busted, authorities said Monday, a year after the controversial measures were launched.
Monday, May 25, 2015
As the wind whistles through half-finished skyscrapers and over empty boulevards, a development billed as China's answer to Manhattan at times bears out the "ghost town" label some have given it.