Friday, April 18, 2014
China will cut the amount of funds that rural banks must keep in reserve, state media said, in a small easing of monetary policy by the government as it tries to provide support to the slowing economy.
A Chinese court jailed a blogger for three years on Thursday, state media reported, the first person to be sentenced in a government-led crackdown on so-called Internet rumors.
A teenager in China's Xinjiang has died after speeding past police checkpoints and clashing with officers, state media said Thursday, in the latest violence to hit the restive far-western region., 1 Comment
China will appeal a ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) that its export restrictions on rare earths and other resources broke international rules, the commerce ministry said on Thursday.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into China increased 5.5 percent in the first three months of the year despite faltering in March, the government said Thursday, though outbound investment slumped.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Modern China is advancing reforms supported by Hu Yaobang, state media said Wednesday, a day after the 25th anniversary of the death of the reformer whose passing helped ignite the Tiananmen Square protests.
Tens of thousands of workers were on strike Wednesday at a factory in southern China which makes shoes for Nike and adidas, rights groups and a worker said.
China's GDP grew at its weakest pace for 18 months in the March quarter, data showed Wednesday, testing Beijing's resolve as its campaign to transform the world's number-two economy comes at the cost of a sharp slowdown.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
China's state-owned film distributor is making its first investment in Hollywood movies by taking a stake in two Legendary Entertainment productions.
Sina Weibo, widely known as China's version of Twitter, is set to go public in the United States this week — after three weeks of sell-offs took their toll on technology stocks.