Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Hong Kong dockworkers have accepted a 9.8-percent pay increase, ending a 40-day strike that slowed traffic at one of the world's busiest ports.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lauded Shanghai for its past role as a haven for Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi persecution on a visit to the city's former ghetto Tuesday, as questions loom over the area's future.
China has sent one of its largest recorded fishing fleets to disputed islands in the South China Sea, state-run media said on Tuesday, amid tensions over Beijing's assertion of its claims in the region., 7 Comments
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Growth in China's services sector slowed sharply in April to its lowest point since August 2011, a private sector survey showed on Monday — fresh evidence of rising risks to a revival in the world's No. 2 economy.
China is hosting both the Palestinian and Israeli leaders this week in a sign of its desire for a larger role in the Middle East.
Two Chinese state-owned firms will hold initial public offerings with a combined value of US$3.6 billion in the biggest such deals in Hong Kong this year, a report said Monday.
Wal-Mart has withdrawn a batch of paper cup products labeled with its brand from Beijing after they failed quality tests, the company confirmed on Sunday.
An almost 20-year-old case of a Beijing student left paralyzed after allegedly being poisoned was back in the spotlight in Chinese state media Monday after a petition was posted on the White House website.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas arrived in Beijing on Sunday for a state visit, official media said, with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also set to meet Chinese leaders later this week.
Sunday, May 5, 2013