Friday, October 17, 2014
A Chinese army singer who mysteriously disappeared from public view six years ago has made a surprising reappearance in local media — as the wife of the President Xi Jinping's brother.
Villagers in a bitter standoff with a property developer in rural southwestern China detained several construction workers and burned four of them to death in a scuffle that left eight people dead, authorities said Thursday.
Chinese Internet users were divided Thursday after leader Xi Jinping reportedly called for an end to “weird architecture” in a country that has seen a huge construction boom.
The U.S. Treasury said Wednesday that China does not manipulate its currency, but pushed Beijing to do more to focus on domestic demand — not exports — to drive economic growth.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Tugging ropes and bellowing chants, five men hoist from the water a huge spidery frame gripping a web of fishing net — a centuries-old custom on the southern Indian coast.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
A Chinese painter's son who sued his 95-year-old mother over the estimated US$300 million artistic treasure trove left by his father has lost the case, state-run media reported Tuesday.
The son of China's former premier Zhu Rongji has resigned as head of the country's top investment bank China International Capital Corp (CICC), the company said Tuesday, but gave no reason for his departure.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Chinese police have detained two Beijing activists who took part in a Hong Kong pro-democracy march, a friend said Monday, the latest of dozens of arrests over the protests.
By 2024, more than half of summers in eastern China will be as hot as in 2013, when the region was hit by a record-busting heat wave and devastating drought, a study said Sunday.
Monday, October 13, 2014
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Sunday arrived in Moscow for talks with President Vladimir Putin as Russia is struggling with its most pronounced isolation since the end of the Cold War.