Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Chinese authorities are probing another senior figure for graft, officials said Tuesday, the latest politician with links to the country's former security chief to face investigation.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday commemorated the 77th anniversary of the official start of the war with Japan, condemning those who “ignore the iron facts of history” in a subtle jab at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
China and Germany signed a series of trade and investment deals on Monday during a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, including agreements on two new Volkswagen factories and the sale of 123 Airbus helicopters.
Seventeen coal miners have died after being trapped by a weekend gas explosion in northwestern China, an official news agency reported Monday.
Monday, July 7, 2014
President Xi Jinping criticized people who "beautify the history of aggression" as China on Monday marked the 77th anniversary of the start of a war with Japan amid rising tensions between Beijing and Tokyo.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in China on Sunday for her seventh visit since 2005, with economic ties topping the agenda and a high-powered business delegation in tow.
The Dalai Lama Sunday reiterated his plea to Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to halt violence against Muslims, in a speech to tens of thousands of devotees to mark his 79th birthday.
Rescuers on Sunday worked to free 17 miners trapped following a gas explosion at a coal mine in western China, the country's official news agency reported.
Switzerland has one-upped its European Union neighbors with a free trade deal with China that its politicians and business sector say is crucial to boosting ties with the world's second-largest economy.