Friday, October 9, 2015
The International Monetary Fund cautioned Wednesday that mainland China faces unprecedented challenges modernizing its economy, carrying risks for the whole world, but a Chinese official brushed off the warning, saying: "Don't worry."
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Plans by the Hong Kong post office to cover up royal British insignia on historic mail boxes have sparked a backlash from conservation campaigners and accusations of a push to erase the city's colonial past.
Thrill-seeking tourists in China got more than they bargained for when cracks appeared in a glass-bottomed walkway suspended 1,080 meters over a canyon, reports said.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Mainland China's yuan has overtaken the Japanese yen and moved into fourth place among the world's payments currencies, global transactions organization SWIFT said Tuesday, as Beijing pushes greater international use of its currency.
Monday, October 5, 2015
A former leader of Hong Kong faces misconduct charges over a luxury apartment in mainland China, authorities said Monday, setting the stage for the southern Chinese business hub's most high-profile corruption trial in recent memory.
A strong typhoon roared into southern China on Sunday, bringing powerful winds and heavy rain to the region after leaving more than a dozen fishermen missing in the Philippines.
Pro-democracy protesters have retreated from the streets of Hong Kong but education is increasingly becoming a political battleground as students and teachers say academic freedoms are under threat.
Sunday, October 4, 2015
Mainland China's state news agency reported Friday that a man suspected of being responsible for 18 explosions in a southern Chinese county that killed 10 people and injured 51 others died in the blasts and had disputes with local villagers and companies.
Friday, October 2, 2015
An explosion damaged a six-story building Thursday in southern China, less than a day after more than a dozen blasts triggered by explosive devices delivered in mail packages killed at least seven people and injured over 50 in the same county in southern China, mainland Chinese officials and state media said.
Ji Yunpeng misses hotpot dinners with his wife and daughter back in Beijing and fights insomnia caused by the high altitude in the Tibetan capital by playing computer games, and, occasionally, studying Tibetan Buddhism.