China's official media reaffirmed on Tuesday the Communist Party's longstanding judgment that the Cultural Revolution was a catastrophic mistake after staying silent on Monday's 50th anniversary of the start of the decade-long upheaval.
Chinese tech company Le Holdings Co Ltd, also known as LeEco and formerly as LeTV, has invested nearly 3 billion yuan ($460.2 million) to tap the domestic property sector.
Alibaba Pictures Group Ltd is to expand its online movie-ticketing business into a wider marketing platform, as the Hong Kong-listed company continues its ambitious foray into the entertainment sector.
US tech giant Apple Inc will further speed up efforts to help Chinese-developed mobile applications go global, as local developers reportedly raked in earnings exceeding $7 billion from the company's App Store.
HONG KONG - One of China's most powerful officials tells Hong Kong he brings a "caring heart", in a conciliatory start to a visit Tuesday that has stirred anger in a city that resents Beijing's tightening grip.
Exactly 50 years ago, China embarked on what was formally known as the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, a decade of tumult launched by Mao Zedong to revive communist goals and enforce a radical egalitarianism. The milestone was largely ignored Monday in the Chinese media, reflecting continuing sensitivities about a period that was later declared a "catastrophe."
Fifty years after Mao Zedong unleashed the decade-long Cultural Revolution to reassert his authority and revive his radical communist agenda, the spirit of modern China's founder still exerts a powerful pull.
Paving stones in central Hong Kong have been glued down to prevent protesters using them as missiles, as authorities roll out elaborate security measures ahead of a high-level mainland Chinese visit that could stoke resentment over mainland rule.
His father killed himself in prison after being branded a counter-revolutionary, but during the Cultural Revolution Huang Nubo became a Red Guard himself, humiliating and beating others. It was the making of him and his generation, says the billionaire -- yet he dreads a repetition.
China is mulling to lower the threshold for cities applying for urban rail transport construction, a move that analysts say may draw more than one trillion yuan investment while bolstering the ailing economic growth.