Monday, August 19, 2013
China hopes to suspend its laws governing foreign investment in proposed free trade zones, the cabinet said, in a sign the world's second-biggest economy could open further to foreign competition.
China intends to be thoroughly connected to the internet by 2015, with urban and rural household broadband speeds reaching 20 Mbps and 4 Mbps respectively, according to a blueprint issued by the State Council on Saturday.
Sunday, August 18, 2013
Twenty-five people have been killed by floods which hit northeastern China over the past week, state media said Saturday, as other parts of the country continued to experience a heatwave.
Chinese authorities have detained Yang Maodong, a leading member of the country's loose New Citizens campaign that promotes democratic rights, his friend and an international human rights advocacy group said Saturday.
Friday, August 9, 2013
A former deputy head of China's top planning agency has been thrown out of the Communist Party and will be prosecuted for corruption, state media said on Thursday, after allegations against him were first posted online.
Sunday, August 4, 2013
Hundreds of runners in China sprinted their way up 82 floors and more than 2000 stairs as the country's first ever “vertical run” was held in a Beijing skyscraper on Saturday.
Saturday, August 3, 2013
China's state media lauded the country's maritime power Friday after navy vessels completed their first circuit around Japan.
Friday, July 19, 2013
A knife-wielding man killed two people, including a woman from the United States, in an attack in China's capital, state media said on Thursday.
Friday, June 28, 2013
An American boss detained nearly a week by his company's Chinese workers left the Beijing factory Thursday after he and a labor representative said the two sides reached agreement in a pay dispute.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
An American executive said Monday he has been held hostage for four days at his medical supply plant in Beijing by scores of workers demanding severance packages like those given to 30 co-workers in a phased-out department.