Thursday, December 4, 2014
China is moving forward with the merger of its two top train makers, state media said Wednesday, with a plan to create a massive group to export high-speed railway technology.
The Obama administration pushed back Tuesday against veiled Chinese criticism of America's alliances in the Asia-Pacific, saying without them, the region would be more volatile.
The founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement surrendered to police Wednesday in a symbolic move, as they try to take the protests off the streets after more than two months of rallies punctuated by violence.
China's largest nuclear power producer raised US$3.16 billion in an initial public offering in Hong Kong, a report said Wednesday, with investors hoping to benefit from Beijing's push towards cleaner energy.
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement tearfully announced Tuesday they would “surrender” by turning themselves in to police and urged protesters on the streets to retreat.
China will send artists, film-makers and TV personnel to live among the masses in rural areas in order to “form a correct view of art,” according to a state media watchdog notice.
China will not step in to save neighboring North Korea if the Pyongyang regime collapses or starts a war, a retired People's Liberation Army general said, possibly signaling waning patience in Beijing with its wayward, nuclear-armed ally.
The black slabs of coal came in by the truckload through this dusty valley in northern China, slated to power cement and steel plants, heat the houses of poor farmers and even grill skewers of lamb and beef.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
A prominent Hong Kong teen protest leader said Monday he's going on a hunger strike after a failed attempt by pro-democracy activists to step up their flagging movement for democratic reforms by surrounding government headquarters., 1 Comment
Hong Kong's leader said Monday that pro-democracy protests were “in vain” after police used pepper spray and batons on students trying to storm government headquarters, in some of the worst violence since the rallies began.