Wednesday, October 8, 2014
A strong, shallow earthquake shook southwestern China's Yunnan province on Tuesday, officials said.
China has taken 160,000 “phantom” government staff off its official payroll who were receiving salaries despite not doing any work, state-media reported on Monday.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Small knots of pro-democracy demonstrators remained on Hong Kong's streets Tuesday morning after protest leaders agreed to talks with the government and dwindling demonstrator numbers dropped further.
The legacy of the 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square looms larger in Hong Kong than in mainland China, where the Communist Party has virtually erased all public mention of it. In this former British colony, .................
Hong Kong protesters were under pressure Monday to end their pro-democracy campaign as their numbers dwindled after a chaotic week of mass rallies, and frustration grew over disruption and traffic gridlock.
The official mouthpiece of China's ruling Communist Party on Monday slammed pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong as “driving democracy backwards,” while state media continued to emphasize disruption caused by the protests.
ASEAN has come a long way in breaking down the barriers that prevent airlines from flying freely within the region, with travelers the key beneficiaries.
Monday, October 6, 2014
Hong Kong's civil servants returned to work and schools were reopening Monday as a massive pro-democracy protest that has occupied much of the city center for the week dwindled.
FBI Director James Comey compared Chinese hackers to a "drunk burglar" who steals with reckless abandon, even as they cost the U.S. economy billions of dollars every year.