Tuesday, September 8, 2015
A man detained by mainland Chinese authorities 20 years ago after the Dalai Lama named him as one of the most senior figures in Tibetan Buddhism is living a normal life and does not want to be disturbed, government officials said.
Mainland China has convicted and released a Korean-American Christian aid worker arrested near its border with North Korea after holding him for nine months, his lawyer told AFP Monday.
A spate of noisy disputes between middle-aged women and nearby residents has prompted mainland China's communist leaders to step in and regulate dancing in public places, state media said Monday.
Mainland China's central bank governor and its market regulator have admitted that there were "bubbles" on the country's stock exchanges, after a spectacular rally was followed by a painful bust, but said the routs were coming to an end.
Monday, September 7, 2015
Mainland China's central bank head says its currency has stabilized, in an apparent effort to dispel fears of more big declines following a surprise devaluation that rattled global markets.
Saturday, September 5, 2015
Mainland China's market regulator has fined three companies, including Alibaba-linked Hundsun, a combined 453 million yuan ($71 million) for conducting "illegal securities business," which has been blamed for volatility on the plunging markets.
Friday, September 4, 2015
Chinese mainland leader Xi Jinping lauded his country as a major power and a force for world peace Thursday as he presided over a spectacular military parade marking the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II.
World finance ministers and central bankers gather in Turkey this weekend to grapple with the fallout of slowing growth in mainland China, tanking emerging economies and panicked global stock markets.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Hong Kong teenage student leader Joshua Wong is set to face trial on charges relating to his role in storming government headquarters nearly a year ago in a protest that sparked monthslong pro-democracy street occupations.