Thursday, October 1, 2015
Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing has defended his business strategy against criticism in mainland China's state media that accused him of abandoning the country because of its slowing growth.
Mainland China's securities regulator has announced the first penalties for violators of a ban imposed in July on stock sales by major shareholders as part of frantic efforts to stem a slide in prices.
Mainland China said Wednesday it will halve purchase taxes on vehicles with small engines, in an attempt to boost sales in the world's largest car market where demand has weakened.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Prosecutors will investigate a former justice of China's Supreme Court on corruption charges, after he was stripped of membership in the ruling Communist Party and fired from all public positions, the party announced Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Yellow umbrellas and makeshift tents were back in central Hong Kong Monday as protesters gathered a year to the day since huge pro-democracy rallies brought parts of the city to a standstill.
World leaders pledged money and political clout to achieve equality for women by 2030 at a U.N. meeting Sunday co-chaired by mainland China's leader Xi Jinping, who has faced strong criticism for cracking down on women's rights activists.
A mainland Chinese government official said Monday that Hillary Clinton was "biased" on women's issues in China, while a newspaper compared the presidential hopeful to Donald Trump for her tweet saying it was "shameless" for China's president to preside over a U.N. conference on gender equality.
Chinese global PC giant Lenovo continues to receive some of the most severely critical media coverage in its history. Not that surprising given that the company recently reported a 51-percent fall in first quarter profit to US$105 million.
A three-meter barbed wire fence and the winding Tumen River are all that separate Nanping in mainland China from North Korea, and after a spate of murders -- allegedly by frontier-crossing intruders -- frightened villagers are increasingly keen to leave, fearing neither the water nor the barrier are enough to protect them., 1 Comment
Saturday, September 26, 2015
A highway crash involving two trucks, a coach bus and a van killed 22 people and injured 13 Friday in southern China, local authorities said.