Saturday, November 16, 2013
China's Communist rulers announced an easing of the controversial one-child policy amid a raft of sweeping pledges unveiled Friday including the abolition of “re-education” labor camps and loosening economic controls.
China on Friday pledged ambitious reforms to loosen the Communist authorities' grip on the world's second-largest economy, as leaders chart the way forward for the next decade.
A co-founder of China's biggest Bitcoin exchange on Friday said there were “boundless opportunities” for the digital currency in the country because of the Chinese saving ethic.
Hong Kong's economy grew “moderately” year-on-year in the third quarter as domestic demand and “resilient” growth in the mainland Chinese market offset a weaker environment in the West, officials said Friday.
Friday, November 15, 2013
China has hit back at remarks made by Hong Kong's last colonial leader in which he described the city's transition to democracy as inevitable, calling them “unwarranted.”
As the greatest urbanization drive in history swells China's cities with ranks of identikit apartment blocks, one culinary businessman is indulging his architectural appetite with a visual feast of extravagant, outlandish castles.
An online Bitcoin trading platform aimed at Chinese investors has suddenly closed, leaving hundreds with more than 20 million yuan (US$3.3 million) in combined losses, a newspaper said Thursday.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
The Chinese Communist Party's latest “reform” message juggles numerous contradictions with suggestions of significant change, but meaningful action will be needed before history can judge it as transformative, analysts say.
China's decision to set up a national security committee is meant to rattle the nerves of those who mean to harm it, the foreign ministry said Wednesday.
China's leaders failed to impress markets with their reform agenda for the next decade and investors sold Chinese shares on Wednesday, concerned with Beijing's apparent reluctance to overhaul dominant state-owned firms.