Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Five days of rainstorms in southern China have left 26 people dead and another three missing and led to direct economic losses of 4 billion yuan (US$650 million), according to the country's Ministry of Civil Affairs.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Chinese police shot dead 13 people in Xinjiang after they drove into a police building and set off an explosion Saturday, regional authorities said, in the latest attack to hit the restive region.
A Chinese rights lawyer has been arrested on charges of state subversion, his wife said on social media on Saturday, furthering a crackdown on activists since last year.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang oversaw the signing of trade and investment deals worth some US$4.6 billion with Greece Thursday during a visit expected to help boost the recession-plagued country's economy.
Friday, June 20, 2014
China said Thursday it is moving a second oil rig closer to Vietnam's coast, showing its determination to press its territorial claims and continue searching for resources in disputed waters despite a tense confrontation with Vietnam over another oil rig to the south.1 Comment
A leading Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper blamed Beijing on Thursday for a massive cyber-attack on its website, just days after a series of similar attacks on an online vote on electoral reform.
China's central bank has approved Bank of China, one of the country's major financial institutions, as the clearing bank for yuan transactions in Germany's financial center Frankfurt, it said Thursday.
Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao kicked off a three-day visit to Zambia on Wednesday by signing development loan and grant agreements worth US$64 million.
A court in eastern China on Thursday sentenced to up to 6.5 years in prison three activists who were part of a nascent civil rights movement that has urged government officials to publicly disclose their assets.
A street outside China's embassy in Washington moved a step closer to being renamed after jailed democracy campaigner Liu Xiaobo on Wednesday, despite angry warnings from Beijing.