Thursday, September 10, 2015
Mainland Chinese online giant Alibaba on Wednesday set up a new company to focus on professional sports, it said in a statement, as it seeks new business areas beyond e-commerce.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Mainland Chinese exports and imports contracted in August in the latest sign of weakness for the world's second-biggest economy.
Schoolchildren waved flags and paramilitary troops marched in full battle dress at a mass spectacle China staged Tuesday to mark 50 years since establishing Tibet as an ethnic autonomous region firmly under Beijing's control.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
China on Monday lowered last year's growth figure, already the weakest in a quarter-century, days after worries about slowing expansion in the world's second-largest economy caused global stock market havoc.
China's foreign exchange reserves fell by a record US$93.9 billion last month, the government said Monday, as Beijing sold dollars to support its own currency following jitters over a sudden devaluation.
A man detained by mainland Chinese authorities 20 years ago after the Dalai Lama named him as one of the most senior figures in Tibetan Buddhism is living a normal life and does not want to be disturbed, government officials said.
Mainland China has convicted and released a Korean-American Christian aid worker arrested near its border with North Korea after holding him for nine months, his lawyer told AFP Monday.
A spate of noisy disputes between middle-aged women and nearby residents has prompted mainland China's communist leaders to step in and regulate dancing in public places, state media said Monday.
Mainland China's central bank governor and its market regulator have admitted that there were "bubbles" on the country's stock exchanges, after a spectacular rally was followed by a painful bust, but said the routs were coming to an end.
Monday, September 7, 2015
Mainland China's central bank head says its currency has stabilized, in an apparent effort to dispel fears of more big declines following a surprise devaluation that rattled global markets.