Wednesday, October 29, 2014
A retired general ensnared in a high-profile corruption drive launched by Chinese Communist chief Xi Jinping has admitted taking “extremely huge” bribes in return for army promotions, state media said Tuesday.
Hong Kong democracy activists on Tuesday marked one month of mass protests by unfurling a sea of umbrellas as student leaders called for direct talks with Beijing officials, the first time such a request has been made.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
China's legislature is considering cutting nine crimes from the list of 55 punishable by death, state media said Monday, including illegal fundraising which has been at the center of several controversial cases.
Guyana has asked China to help map its gold, diamond and other geological resources, a top official said Sunday.
A watershed scheme to allow cross-trading between Hong Kong and Shanghai's stock markets has been delayed, a Hong Kong official said Monday, warning that pro-democracy protests gripping the city could impact the project's progress.
China is to build its own airfield in Antarctica, media reported Monday, as Beijing continues to expand its footprint in the most remote corners of the globe.
Monday, October 27, 2014
China intends to improve efficiency in military spending through tighter monitoring of how funds are used, state media reported Sunday.
The leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests on Sunday canceled a vote on what the next step should be in their monthlong street occupation, saying they hadn't properly consulted with the demonstrators before calling the referendum.
Sunday, October 26, 2014
How do you defend yourself against scores of tear gas wielding police while manning the barricades at Hong Kong's protest camps? Unleash the wrath of Chinese deity Guan Yu.
A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, an official said Saturday, highlighting the persistence of safety problems in the industry despite a leveling off of demand.