Thursday, April 10, 2014
Over kung pao chicken and dumplings, Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel recalled his days as an infantryman in Vietnam Wednesday with young Chinese soldiers at a People's Liberation Army (PLA) training academy.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
The International Monetary Fund said Tuesday China's economic growth would slow to 7.5 percent this year and 7.3 percent in 2015, avoiding a “hard landing” if the government addresses risks and undertakes reforms., 1 Comment
Visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Chinese military chiefs traded warnings and rebukes Tuesday as they clashed over Beijing's territorial disputes with its neighbors, North Korea's missile program and cyber espionage., 2 Comments
Two Chinese anti-corruption activists went on trial under heavy security Tuesday, in Beijing's latest strike against a burgeoning rights movement.
A rare Ming-era wine cup broke the world auction record for any Chinese porcelain on Tuesday, selling in Hong Kong for HK$36.05 million to Shanghai tycoon Liu Yiqian, Sotheby's auction house said.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Beijing warned the United States on Monday against interfering in Hong Kong's affairs after U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met with two of the city's outspoken pro-democracy campaigners last week.
Militancy is on the rise in China among Uighurs driven to despair over Beijing's “terrorist colonization,” Wu'er Kaixi, a Uighur exiled after his role in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, has warned.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is expected to get a rare tour Monday of China's first aircraft carrier, becoming the first foreign visitor to go aboard the ship.
China will become the Asia-Pacific region's largest cruise market by 2020, the government said. Some domestic operators are already digging for the industry's gold.
Monday, April 7, 2014
A rare Ming-era Chinese wine cup, one of only 19 known to exist, could fetch a record US$38 million or more when it goes under the hammer in Hong Kong next week, auctioneers said Saturday.