Friday, March 28, 2014
A Chinese activist who investigated whether shoddy construction caused the deaths of thousands of children when their schools collapsed in a 2008 earthquake was released Thursday after finishing a five-year jail term, his lawyer said.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
China has broken the rules of global commerce by restricting exports of rare earths, tungsten and molybdenum, a move that benefited domestic industries, a World Trade Organization panel said on Wednesday.
A leader of the 2011 Wukan protests in China that grabbed worldwide attention has fled to the U.S. to seek asylum, media reports and an associate said on Wednesday.
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday wrapped up a weeklong trip to China by feeding a panda before having a yak-based lunch at a Tibetan restaurant.
Air China shares fell in Hong Kong on Wednesday after the Chinese flag carrier reported a 32-percent drop in net profit last year, hit by a weak cargo market.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
The desperate, multinational hunt for Flight 370 resumed again Wednesday across a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean after fierce winds and high waves that had forced a daylong halt eased considerably.
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama encouraged rural Chinese students to aim high and get a good education despite humble roots, in a speech Tuesday that was delivered via satellite technology to remote communities in southwestern China.
Premature deaths and health problems from air pollution cost China as much as US$300 billion a year, an official report said Tuesday, calling for a new urbanization model for the world's second-largest economy.
Global media outlets have been following Taiwanese student activists closely after they took possession of the Legislative Yuan last Tuesday, many also spreading the news of the Executive Yuan break-ins and riot police eviction last Sunday.