Friday, July 11, 2014
Beijing has slammed an unofficial referendum on electoral reform to be held in the gambling mecca of Macau, local media said Thursday, after almost 800,000 turned out for a similar poll in Hong Kong.
Samsung is facing a fresh accusation that one of its China suppliers hired children to meet production targets during a period of high demand from the South Korean electronics giant.
China will exempt electric cars and other types of “new energy” vehicles from purchase tax, the government said, as it seeks to reduce pollution and conserve resources.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
The Ministry of National Defense has flatly denied a Wednesday media report that Defense Minister Yen Ming's cellphone was tapped by China during his visit to Africa earlier this year.
Japan protested Wednesday to China over a newspaper's depiction of exploding mushroom clouds in a map of Japan, calling it offensive.
Yao Ming is putting on the full-court press against wildlife trafficking.
Chinese inflation slowed to 2.3 percent in June from a four-month high of 2.5 percent in May, official data showed Wednesday, giving authorities further room to stimulate growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Beijing's claim to almost the whole of the South China Sea is “problematic” and the Asian giant's actions have raised tensions, a senior U.S. official said Tuesday on the eve of high-stakes talks.
A Chinese newspaper published a map of Japan with mushroom clouds rising above Hiroshima and Nagasaki, provoking outrage Tuesday from Tokyo's foreign minister, who is from the first of the cities to be obliterated.