Sunday, April 13, 2014
A Chinese oil giant was to blame for a toxic leak that contaminated tap water in a northwestern city, leading panicked residents to clear stores of bottled water, state media said Saturday.
A Cathay Pacific flight from New York to Hong Kong was stranded for more than 16 hours in a Chinese city with all 256 passengers kept on board for the entire time late last month because of immigration regulations, bad weather and limits on the crew's work hours.
China and India are facing a cancer crisis, with smoking, belated diagnosis and unequal access to treatment all causing large-scale problems, experts said on Friday.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
The first person to stand trial in a Chinese crackdown on “Internet rumors” confessed his guilt and made a lengthy statement of remorse Friday, even thanking his detention center, the court said.
A prominent Chinese legal activist defiantly denounced a court as “absurd” on Friday as it upheld his jail sentence for supporting anti-corruption protests, his lawyer said.
China's consumer inflation edged up in March as food prices rose despite signs the world's second-largest economy is slowing.
China's growth in auto sales decelerated further in March and local brands lost market share in the face of intense foreign competition, an industry group reported Friday.
Friday, April 11, 2014
China reported an unexpected contraction in exports in March, raising the danger of job losses as Beijing tries to overhaul its slowing economy.
A senior Chinese official killed himself in his Beijing office this week, reports said Thursday, in the latest mysterious suicide of a ruling Communist Party cadre.
A major Chinese directors' association declined to name a best picture or best director at its annual awards ceremony, an unprecedented move that triggered debate over whether it was intended as a protest against censorship.