Monday, November 10, 2014
Hong Kong farming villages bordering mainland China are locked in a bitter struggle against property developers accused of “land hoarding,” as resentment of the city's vast wealth gap fuels democracy protests.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
China's economy is shifting to a "new normal" of slower but more stable growth and has the resiliency to overcome any bumps in the road, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Sunday.
China recorded a better-than-expected trade surplus of US$45.41 billion in October, customs said Saturday, but weaker export and import growth could be a worrisome sign for the world's second largest economy.
Thousands of people marched through Hong Kong for the city's gay pride parade on Saturday, some of them wrapped in rainbow flags or dressed in drag.
Friday, November 7, 2014
Chinese officials and businesspeople used a state trip by President Xi Jinping and other high-level visits to smuggle ivory out of Tanzania, an environmental watchdog said Thursday, casting doubt over Beijing's efforts to end the illegal trade that has led to rampant elephant poaching throughout Africa.
A school in Guangzhou's suburban Renhe township in Baiyun district has been forced to reduce the price of its cafeteria food after a strong protest by more than 3,000 students earlier this week.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Far from the Ebola hot zone, the sewing and gluing machines at a factory in China have been whirring more than usual to produce crucial yellow suits that protect the front-line medics more than 11,000 kilometers (7,000 miles) away in West Africa.
China will severely punish officials in Tibet who support the Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader and Nobel laureate, state-run media reported Wednesday.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday the relationship between the United States and China was the “most consequential” in the world today, warning it needed to be “carefully managed.”
Chinese engineers have successfully tested a laser weapon that can shoot down low-flying, slow-moving drones, state media reported Tuesday.