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.
Friday, June 21, 2013
Astronauts struck floating martial arts poses, twirled gyroscopes and manipulated wobbling globes of water during a lecture Thursday from China's orbiting space station that's part of efforts to popularize the space program among young people.
Monday, June 3, 2013
Senior Chinese military officials came ready to talk at a major regional security forum over the weekend, surprising delegates with a new sense of openness at a time when Beijing is making strident claims to territory across Asia's seas.
Friday, March 8, 2013
China's market regulator said it will allow more types of financial institutions to invest yuan funds held offshore in domestic capital markets, in a long-awaited move to boost the stock market.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
China on Wednesday denied U.S. accusations that the yuan was “significantly undervalued,” after the Treasury said the unit's rise so far was “insufficient” but stopped short of labeling Beijing a currency manipulator.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
A company that featured bikini-clad child models as young as 5 years old at a Chinese car show sought Wednesday to defuse the controversy but also defended its actions.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Few in China have heard of Zhang Huishan. But the designer from the eastern city of Qingdao has already created a dress worn by actress Gwyneth Paltrow and seen his autumn/winter collection this year sell out within a month in London.
Friday, July 27, 2012
The death toll from the worst rains to hit Beijing in more than 60 years has risen to 77, China's official Xinhua News Agency said Thursday, more than doubling previous figures.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Beijing's propaganda chief has ordered Chinese media to stick to good-news about weekend floods, according to a report, after the death of at least 37 people sparked fierce criticism of the government.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Maggie Wang recalls how she almost gave birth in a crowded corridor of a public hospital in Beijing two years ago.