Friday, January 8, 2016
Chinese drone maker Ehang Inc. on Wednesday unveiled what it calls the world's first drone capable of carrying a human passenger.
Global shares dived Thursday, led by mainland Chinese markets, which were suspended after a more than 7 percent plunge as Beijing weakened the value of the yuan currency to a five-year low.
Thursday, January 7, 2016
Mainland Chinese conglomerate Wanda is venturing into health care, it said Wednesday, with a US$2.3 billion investment in three hospitals in China, to be managed by a British company.
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Chinese parents who had children outside the country's one-child policy protested outside the family planning commission Tuesday in an attempt to have their fines canceled now that all couples are allowed to have two kids.
Environmental authorities in Beijing say the Chinese capital's air quality in 2015 was better than the year before despite the city's first two red alerts for pollution late in the year.
A man upset over a financial dispute set fire to a moving bus and fled as the flames trapped people inside, killing 17 of them and injuring 32, authorities and state media said.
Chinese powerhouse Dalian Wanda is reportedly in talks to buy a controlling stake in U.S. film studio Legendary, providing the Chinese Communist Party-linked company with a key anchor in Hollywood.
The mainland China authorities have asked U.S. technology giant Microsoft to clarify "major issues" regarding a monopoly case, officials said Tuesday, confirming that it was still pursuing a probe which emerged in 2014.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
The mystery surrounding five missing Hong Kong booksellers known for titles banned in mainland China deepened after one purportedly wrote to say he was fine and helping with an investigation, prompting his wife to drop a missing person's report.