Saturday, August 30, 2014
China's top leaders decided on Friday to cut salaries and restrict expense accounts and other perks of executives at state-owned enterprises (SOEs), official media reported, as they pursue a crackdown on corruption and extravagance.
Hong Kong democracy advocates expressed alarm Friday after Chinese army vehicles were photographed traveling down a major thoroughfare, in what they condemned as a show of “military might” ahead of expected protests.
Friday, August 29, 2014
After releasing daily confessions of 45 Japanese war criminals, China on Thursday published them in a 6,000-page, 11-volume series of books, state media said — at least the second such set.
Hong Kongers must accept Beijing's version of democracy even if they think it is imperfect because the interests of the city's business community have to be safeguarded, one of China's foremost legal experts said Thursday.
Hong Kong anti-corruption officials early Thursday raided the home of Jimmy Lai, an outspoken mogul whose media empire is often fiercely critical of Beijing.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
China's government on Thursday called on Japan to "break clean with militarism" after Tokyo confirmed that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a note earlier this year to a ceremony honoring more than a thousand World War II-era war criminals praising their contributions.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Women in China who are exposed to pollution from cook stoves and highways face a greater risk of high blood pressure, researchers said Monday.
The head of the Chinese government agency investigating Microsoft for alleged monopoly actions said Tuesday the probe includes the way the U.S. technology giant distributes its media player and browser.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Free-wheeling and business-oriented, the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou is a long way from Beijing physically, culturally and linguistically — and hackles have been raised by reports Communist authorities are demanding local television drop Cantonese in favor of Mandarin.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was welcomed by his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday as Africa's longest-ruling leader seeks more Chinese investment in his nation's stagnant economy.