Monday, March 30, 2015
Hong Kong manufacturers in Guangdong province are bearing the brunt of rising labor costs, with the clothing and shoemaking industries operating under the impact of frequent strikes.
Along with two dozen of her fellow "dancing grannies," 60-year-old Zhang Jinsu twirls and steps her way every night across a central Beijing plaza, sometimes gliding over the pavement like a butterfly, at other times marching with a plastic rifle.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Beijing escalated its war of words with the Philippines over the South China Sea on Friday, decrying Manila as "hypocritical" for criticizing its land reclamation works in the area.
Friday, March 27, 2015
China faces a million deaths a year from antibiotic-resistant superbugs and a loss of US$20 trillion by 2050, an economist and former top Goldman Sachs executive said Thursday.
A secret private airport illegally built by a wealthy businessman in China was exposed after he crashed his helicopter, killing a passenger, state-run media said Thursday.
China dismissed Japanese concerns about its defense spending as "ridiculous" on Thursday after Tokyo commissioned its biggest-ever helicopter carrier.
The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the country's biggest lender, eked out a five percent gain in net profit last year in the face of "complex" domestic and overseas environments, it said Thursday.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Hong Kong's leader warned activists Wednesday that the public would "not be sympathetic" to more pro-democracy protests as the city prepares for the next phase of controversial political reforms.
China has given the go-ahead for three more free-trade zones (FTZ), state media reported, despite the country's first project in Shanghai proving disappointing 18 months after its establishment.
China says its proposed Asian bank might have regional offices in other countries in a new move to mollify concern it will be a Chinese political tool.