Saturday, November 22, 2014
China's defense minister said Friday he wants to enhance dialogue to manage disputes with his country's neighbors, sounding a conciliatory note after years of sharpened confrontations over territorial claims on land and sea.
A small group of protesters gathered outside Hong Kong's British consulate on Friday to accuse the former colonial power of failing to stop China from wielding undue influence over elections and threatening freedoms guaranteed in a joint treaty.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Manufacturing activity in China stagnated in November, British banking giant HSBC said Thursday, warning of “significant” pressures on the world's second-largest economy as its key purchasing managers' index (PMI) hit a six-month low.
A court in north China Thursday opened a new trial for a teenager executed almost 20 years ago for rape and murder, state-run media said, in a rare re-examination of a possible wrongful conviction.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Hong Kong police clashed with pro-democracy demonstrators Wednesday after a small group tried to break into the city's legislature, as splits emerged within the movement before the expected clearance of protest camps.
Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping Wednesday hailed China's warmest-ever relations with Australia after a successful state visit that his counterpart Tony Abbott called among “the most remarkable days of my life.”
Chinese censors have newly blocked access to several popular websites as they target content delivery networks that serve much of the Internet, according to a U.S. Internet service company.
An overloaded makeshift school bus collided with a truck in eastern China on Wednesday, killing 11 kindergarteners and the bus driver, state media reported. Three other children were injured.
China aims to cap its annual coal use at 4.2 billion tonnes by 2020, it said Wednesday, a one-sixth increase on current consumption, already by far the world's largest.
The freedom of the press has been severely curtailed in China in recent years, although the authorities have granted greater freedom to the public in many other areas, Chinese journalists and scholars complained Wednesday.