Thursday, March 12, 2015
It may be banned in mainland China, but Twitter has opened an office in Hong Kong to help Chinese businesses reach international markets.
A flying forest, a styrofoam mausoleum and a giant seesaw will greet visitors to Hong Kong's Art Basel fair from Friday as the finance hub transforms into a creative playground.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
A Chinese man who sold 500 pictures of the country's first aircraft carrier has been detained in a spying investigation, local media reported, the latest web user allegedly exploited by foreign intelligence agencies.
China has banned the harvesting of transplant organs from executed prisoners, a senior official said, but international medical practitioners warn that inmates' body parts may simply be reclassified as “donations” instead.
Chinese officials said Tuesday that members of the country's Muslim Uighur ethnic minority have gone overseas to fight with the Islamic State group, which controls sections of Syria and Iraq, and returned to take part in plots at home.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
China's consumer inflation rebounded in February from a more-than-five-year low, official data showed Tuesday, but a plunge in factory gate prices added to persistent concerns about deflation in the world's second-largest economy.
A Tibetan woman burned herself to death days before the anniversary of a failed uprising against Chinese rule, a rights group and media said, in the first such incident this year.
Monday, March 9, 2015
China's monthly trade surplus hit US$60.6 billion in February, the government said Sunday, a new record for the world's second-largest economy.
China asserted its place on the global diplomatic stage Sunday, pledging to steadfastly support Russia in the face of Western sanctions, scolding regional rival Japan, and making clear it sees the U.S. as an equal.
Sunday, March 8, 2015
China's severe environmental problems and government pledges to fix them have dominated the start of the country's annual legislative meeting, as leaders try to ease public worries about air, water and soil contamination that threaten to derail the country's economic rise and cast doubts on the ruling Communist Party.