Friday, October 10, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared victory after a 15-month-long austerity campaign that cut US$8.6 billion in public spending, state media said, as he pledged not to relent against official corruption.1 Comment
Thursday, October 9, 2014
A strong, shallow earthquake that shook southwestern China overnight killed at least one person, damaged buildings and prompted thousands to camp outside as aftershocks continued to strike the area, officials said Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
China, Asia's sporting superpower, are agonizing over their failure to triumph in soccer, basketball or volleyball — what they call the “three big ball sports” — at the Asian Games.
Human rights groups have urged Malaysia not to deport 155 ethnic Uighur migrants, including 76 children, back to China, fearing they could face persecution.
A strong, shallow earthquake shook southwestern China's Yunnan province on Tuesday, officials said.
China has taken 160,000 “phantom” government staff off its official payroll who were receiving salaries despite not doing any work, state-media reported on Monday.
Monday, October 6, 2014
FBI Director James Comey compared Chinese hackers to a "drunk burglar" who steals with reckless abandon, even as they cost the U.S. economy billions of dollars every year.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
The annual congress of the International PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists and Novelists) — a global group of writers including Nobel laureates — has condemned Beijing for human rights abuses and for banning the languages and literatures of the Tibetans and China's Uighur minority.
The relative decline of Chinese tourists to Southeast Asia is to an extent a story of paradise lost — but is perhaps more so a testament to new paradises found.
Chinese consumers have become more concerned about healthy lifestyles and eating habits, which also drives the market to shift to those more natural and healthier food products, according to a report by the United Kingdom-based research firm Mintel Group Ltd.