Wednesday, August 26, 2015
From Belarus to Vanuatu, mainland China on Tuesday issued a list of world leaders attending next week's huge military parade to mark Japan's defeat in World War II that was notable for its absences.
Mainland China's former finance authority deputy head Jin Liqun has been elected to head the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the mainland Chinese authorities said Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Asian stocks nosedived on Monday, led by sharp falls in Shanghai as concerns mount over the health of mainland China's economy -- the world's second largest.
Investors who piled into mainland China's stock market at the government's behest may have lost heavily in recent months, but many clung Monday to hopes of official rescue even as markets erased the year's gains.
Mainland China is heavily promoting its role sheltering European Jews from the Nazis as part of its commemorations for the 70th anniversary of victory over Japan, which will culminate in a huge military parade.
Monday, August 24, 2015
An explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China killed one person and injured nine others, a state news agency reported Sunday, less than two weeks after a similar disaster at a chemical warehouse killed 123 people.
Police in mainland China have launched a manhunt for a man accused of fatally stabbing his estranged wife and eight other people.
A former senior official of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), Wang Dongxing, died at age 100 early on Friday, said the general office of the party's central committee.
Fighter jets flew low over Beijing on Sunday as thousands of soldiers from mainland China, Russia and other countries rehearsed for a military parade next month commemorating the end of World War II.
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Mainland China's State Council, or executive body, has vowed to conduct a "rigorous" investigation into the cause of last week's explosions in the northern port city of Tianjin as the death toll rose to 121, state media reported on Saturday.