Wednesday, April 16, 2014
China's annual demand for gold could jump around 20 percent by 2017 as more of its increasingly wealthy population seek new ways to make money, the World Gold Council predicted on Tuesday.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Local Chinese officials are blocking citizens seeking to report corruption to a central government inspection team, state media said on Monday, in the latest apparent abuse of the country's petitioning system., 1 Comment
Police in China have seized a huge cache of weapons including 15,000 guns and 120,000 knives from an illegal arms ring and detained 15 suspects, state media reported Monday.
China's economic expansion slowed in the first three months of this year, according to an AFP survey, and remains on track for its worst annual performance in nearly a quarter-century as reform priorities trump growth concerns.
A group of Chinese state-owned companies is buying a Peruvian copper mine from Glencore Xstrata PLC for US$5.85 billion, adding to a wave of Chinese resource acquisitions abroad.
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.