Thursday, June 19, 2014
China will start direct trade between its yuan currency and Britain's pound on Thursday, the country's foreign exchange trade platform said, in another step on its push to internationalize the unit.
Beijing's top foreign policy official on Wednesday slapped down Vietnamese claims to disputed waters, in talks aimed at pulling relations back from their lowest point in decades.
Residents in a southern Chinese city that has come under fire for an annual summer solstice festival in which thousands of dogs are slaughtered for food have held their feasts early to avoid attention.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Foreign direct investment into China fell 6.7 percent year-on-year to US$8.6 billion in May, the government said Tuesday, denying that a row with Vietnam was behind a slump in investment from Southeast Asia.
China's top foreign policy official is set to hold “candid” talks in Vietnam, Beijing said Tuesday as the countries intensify accusations over a territorial dispute.
China executed 13 people Monday for “terrorist attacks” in the violence-wracked northwestern region of Xinjiang, state media said, as death sentences were issued over a suicide car crash at Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Three people were sentenced to death Monday over a suicide car crash in Beijing's symbolic heart Tiananmen Square, state-run media said, in China's latest move against militants from restive, mainly Muslim Xinjiang.1 Comment
A Chinese government official who blamed lead poisoning in more than 300 children on the possible chewing of school pencils was excoriated in state-run media and ridiculed online Monday.
A Communist official has issued a “high-profile warning” about ideological problems at China's top think tank, domestic media said Monday, as the party leadership exerts its authority over state-run institutions.
Monday, June 16, 2014
A court in western China sentenced three people to death Monday for planning a deadly car ramming at Beijing's iconic Tiananmen Gate that was blamed on Muslim separatists, state media reported.