China's latest easing of its rules for foreign investment, a move toward a more open market policy, will bring in heated competition, but will not put too much pressure on local manufacturers, industry insiders said.
Chinese outbound travelers tightened their purse strings last year as their spending on travel dropped by 17 percent amid a slowing economy and is expected to pick up next year with one-third planning to spend more, according to a survey.
Google Inc just paid for part of its acquisition of DeepMind in a surprising way.
China is formulating rules for governing the testing of autonomous vehicles on the country's highways, according to bloomberg.com, citing an official from the auto industry regulator.
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was found guilty Thursday of participating in a protest that led to the city's mass pro-democracy rallies, in a case he has slammed as political persecution.
An amphibious plane crashed into a highway bridge on the edge of the Chinese commercial hub Shanghai on Wednesday, killing five people and injuring five more, according to the city government and local media.
China's best-known liberal journal has endured, by its publisher's count, 16 major clashes with authorities since its founding in 1991. It has irritated, and outlasted, two Chinese leaders, he says, but it likely won't survive mainland China leader Xi Jinping.
The top U.S. admiral said Wednesday that friendly exchanges with mainland China's navy are conditional on safe interactions at sea, an indication of Washington's concern over recent fractious encounters with mainland Chinese forces in and over the disputed South China Sea.
Hong Kong's feisty publishing industry vowed to take on China by selling books critical of Beijing, despite the disappearances of five city booksellers, as a major annual book fair began Wednesday.
China's top mobile telecom carriers have launched 4G service on the Nansha Islands, in an effort to safeguard the country's legal claim in the South China Sea and to improve communication services for local people.