Thursday, March 26, 2015
China has given the go-ahead for three more free-trade zones (FTZ), state media reported, despite the country's first project in Shanghai proving disappointing 18 months after its establishment.
China says its proposed Asian bank might have regional offices in other countries in a new move to mollify concern it will be a Chinese political tool.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
China executed three people on Tuesday for a mass stabbing in Kunming that killed 31 people last year, the country's top court said, with authorities blaming the attack on separatists from mainly Muslim Xinjiang.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde said Monday she welcomed Beijing's creation of a new infrastructure bank — an institution that has drawn support from Europe and skepticism from Washington.
Chinese energy giant Sinopec said net profit slumped 29.7 percent in 2014, blaming a “precipitous” drop in global crude oil prices and issuing a first-quarter profit warning.
Greek Deputy Prime Minister Ioannis Dragasakis will visit China this week, Beijing's foreign ministry announced Monday, as concerns over the cash-strapped country's financial crisis intensify.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
A Chinese airline on Saturday completed the country's first commercial flight using biofuel, made from waste cooking oil, as the government seeks to promote greater environmental sustainability., 1 Comment
Saturday, March 21, 2015
A U.S.-subsidized advocacy group that helps Internet users inside China bypass blockages on censored content says it is suffering a mysterious denial-of-service attack disrupting its operations.
Reuters news websites were inaccessible in China on Friday, the latest Western news organization to be blocked in a country where censors keep a tight grip over information.
Tibetans who set themselves on fire in protest at Chinese rule face “extreme physical and psychological suffering” if they survive, a rights group said, alleging amputations, repression and forced disappearances.