Monday, November 9, 2015
Lower commodity prices and sluggish demands dragged down China's October trade figures, although the volume of imported oil and other raw materials rose as the world's second-largest economy stocked up on a few bargains, customs data released Sunday showed.
Sunday, November 8, 2015
Air quality reached extremely hazardous levels in the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang on Sunday, as northern China began to burn coal to heat homes for winter.
Tanzanian police said Sunday they had arrested four Chinese men after finding 11 rhino horns hidden beneath their car in one of the largest seizures in the east Africa country.
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Mainland China leader Xi Jinping arrived in Singapore on Friday for a two-day state visit to the Southeast Asian nation at the invitation of his Singaporean counterpart Tony Tan Keng Yam.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Vietnam on Thursday comes as the two communist countries seek to mend ties strained over territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
Mainland China has been under-reporting its coal consumption for years, experts said Wednesday after official statistics were revised upwards by hundreds of millions of tonnes a year., 1 Comment
Mainland China has approved the budget for a 58.41 billion yuan (US$9.22 billion) high-speed rail project connecting Beijing to the outdoor venues for the 2022 Winter Olympics, a crucial piece of infrastructure for staging the games.
Mainland China has set a deadline of this year to link trading between the Shenzhen stock exchange and the Hong Kong market, the central bank chief said, following a similar connection with the Shanghai bourse.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping said Tuesday that China needs at least 6.5 percent economic growth in coming years to become "moderately prosperous." The ruling Chinese Communist Party (CPP) also announced plans to let the country's tightly controlled currency trade freely by 2020.
A former senior Chinese Communist Party (CCP) official and ally of ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang was sentenced to 12 years in prison for corruption on Tuesday, a court said.