Saturday, September 6, 2014
Every foreign TV show and movie shown on Chinese online streaming sites will have to be approved by authorities or else go offline early next year, the country's broadcast regulator said Friday, tightening control over the online industry.
Friday, September 5, 2014
Police in Shanghai detained the chief editor and several employees of an influential Chinese financial news site on allegations they extorted money from companies by threatening to publish negative news about them, state media said Thursday.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Authorities are offering rewards of 10,000 yuan (US$1,600) a year to promote intermarriage in restive Xinjiang between ethnic minorities and China's dominant Han ethnic group, state media said.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Organizers of a pro-democracy group who vowed to take over Hong Kong's streets admitted Tuesday they were powerless to change China's plan to vet candidates for the city's next leader, but said their protest would go ahead.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Hong Kong activists launched their fight against Beijing's landmark decision to limit voting reforms on Monday, heckling a senior Chinese official during angry scenes after hopes for full democracy were crushed.
Growth in Chinese manufacturing activity slowed in August, two closely watched surveys showed Monday, losing momentum as a declining property sector and waning stimulus effects weigh on the world's second-largest economy.
China's home prices fell at a slower rate in August than the previous month, an independent survey showed Monday, as more local governments loosened purchasing restrictions to prop up sales.
Foreign nationals who want to buy Alibaba Group shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant's U.S. public offering will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure.
Monday, September 1, 2014
China Sunday announced rules giving it control over who can stand in Hong Kong's next leadership election, triggering tears and fury in the city where democracy activists vowed to stage a mass sit-in.
Taiwan's China policy planner expressed regret Sunday that candidates for the next leader of Hong Kong must be screened before they are eligible to run in the special administrative region's first popular election in 2017., 1 Comment