Monday, July 6, 2015
Twelve people died after a shoe factory collapsed in eastern China, local media reported Sunday, with more than 40 escaping on their own or being rescued.
Police in Beijing have detained a man for allegedly spreading a rumor online that a person jumped to their death in the city's financial district due to China's precarious stock markets, police said Sunday, underscoring growing jitters amid a three-week long sell-off.
Sunday, July 5, 2015
A court in eastern China upheld death sentences for five people who conspired to kill miners in what they claimed were mine accidents and then posed as relatives to claim US$300,000 in compensation, state media reported Saturday.
Saturday, July 4, 2015
The United States and China want to increase cooperation in fighting wildlife trafficking and are working to end commercial ivory trading, a U.S. Cabinet secretary said Friday.
Friday, July 3, 2015
A prominent Chinese lesbian couple held a simple ceremony Thursday to announce their informal marriage, in their latest effort to push for legalization of same-sex unions in China.
A 3,000-meter airstrip Beijing is building on a reef in disputed waters in the South China Sea, where tensions are mounting with its neighbors, is "nearly complete," a U.S. think tank said.1 Comment
Thursday, July 2, 2015
China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang made a long-awaited pledge to curb carbon emissions during a trip to France Tuesday in which a Chinese company also inked an US$18 billion (16.1 billion euros) deal with Airbus.
China passed a wide-ranging new national security law Wednesday, expanding its legal reach over the Internet and even outer space as concerns grow about ever-tighter limits on rights.1 Comment
Shanghai shares closed down more than five percent on Wednesday, resuming their downward trajectory a day after recording their biggest gains in more than six years.