Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Two Chinese officials bought corpses from grave robbers to meet government cremation quotas, local media reported, as Beijing pushes to enforce its controversial and highly sensitive burial policies.
Anyone calling for China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) to be loyal to the state rather than the Communist party has a “very black heart,” military media said Monday, after President Xi Jinping stressed: “The party commands the gun.”
One month after the large-scale Occupy Central protests began, Hong Kong is still mired in its worst political crisis since its handover to China in 1997.
Monday, November 3, 2014
Shanghai's mayor promised Sunday to speed up development of China's first free trade zone (FTZ) a year after it opened, as a chorus of foreign companies expressed disappointment over the pace of pledged reforms.
Hong Kong police were Sunday questioning a 29-year-old British financier who worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch after the grisly discovery of two female corpses, including one in a suitcase, in his upmarket apartment.
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Chinese manufacturing growth slowed in October, the government said Saturday, as the world's second-largest economy expands at its weakest pace in five years.
The U.S. Air Force's new commander in the Pacific said Saturday she's hoping to continue talks with China on avoiding dangerous encounters in the air that have added to regional tensions.
China on Saturday successfully recovered an experimental spacecraft that flew around the moon and back in a test run for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.
China's legislature designated Dec. 4 as Constitution Day amid a drive to strengthen the authority of the country's legal system.
A prominent businesswoman has sparked outrage in Hong Kong by comparing the city's pro-democracy protesters to African-American slaves, suggesting they might need to “wait for a while” to win the freedoms they are seeking.