Friday, January 15, 2016
Mainland China's top diplomat warned Thursday that a new global financial crisis was possible as markets suffer a painful rout at the start of the year, partly over fears of turmoil in the world's second largest economy.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Chinese exports exceeded expectations in December, spurring a rally on Asian markets Wednesday, in a rare bright spot for the world's second-largest economy which has been hit by slowing growth and saw overall trade drop last year.
Mainland China has formally arrested on "subversion" charges two more human rights lawyers held in secret for six months, a lawyer said Wednesday, bringing the total accused to nine as a sweeping crackdown intensifies.
A Swedish co-founder of a human rights group in China has been detained by authorities on suspicion of endangering state security, the Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed Wednesday.
Democratic lawmakers heckled Hong Kong's leader in parliament on Wednesday, slamming him for not speaking out over five missing booksellers feared to have been detained by authorities in mainland China.
Hong Kong will ban the import and export of ivory, the city's leader announced Wednesday, in a "historic" move hailed by animal welfare activists.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
China's auto sales rose 18.3 percent in December over a year earlier on explosive demand for SUVs, pushing the year's total sales to 21.1 million, an industry group reported Tuesday.
Mainland China has formally arrested on "subversion" charges at least seven human rights lawyers and colleagues held in secret for six months in a sweeping crackdown on legal activism, family and associates said Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Mainland China's biggest state-owned chemical firm on Monday announced it will buy Germany's KraussMaffei Group, which makes machinery for producing plastics and rubber, for 925 million euros (US$1.0 billion)., 1 Comment
Mainland Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group, owned by the country's richest man, said revenue surged nearly 20 percent in 2015, despite worsening economic conditions in its home market.