Thursday, October 30, 2014
Former Chinese premier Zhu Rongji, respected as an economic reformer and fighter against corruption, gave away nearly US$4 million last year to become one of the country's top philanthropists, a survey showed.
China's growth could decline to close to 7 percent next year but Beijing should focus on overhauling its economy instead of trying to stick to official growth targets, the World Bank said Wednesday.
The former head of one of China's largest banks and two of his employees went on trial Wednesday for corruption, accused of embezzling US$56 million, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Afghanistan and China pledged a new long-term partnership with each other Thursday as Kabul's new President Ashraf Ghani began a four-day visit while NATO combat troops prepare to withdraw from his country.
A retired general ensnared in a high-profile corruption drive launched by Chinese Communist chief Xi Jinping has admitted taking “extremely huge” bribes in return for army promotions, state media said Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
China's legislature is considering cutting nine crimes from the list of 55 punishable by death, state media said Monday, including illegal fundraising which has been at the center of several controversial cases.
Guyana has asked China to help map its gold, diamond and other geological resources, a top official said Sunday.
China is to build its own airfield in Antarctica, media reported Monday, as Beijing continues to expand its footprint in the most remote corners of the globe.
Monday, October 27, 2014
China intends to improve efficiency in military spending through tighter monitoring of how funds are used, state media reported Sunday.
The leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests on Sunday canceled a vote on what the next step should be in their monthlong street occupation, saying they hadn't properly consulted with the demonstrators before calling the referendum.