Sunday, November 17, 2013
China is not considering a broad relaxation of its strict one-child policy despite an easing of existing rules since it would be too disruptive, the health ministry said on Saturday.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
China's new national security commission will enable the government to speak with a single voice when it comes to dealing with crises at home and abroad, state media cited President Xi Jinping as saying.
China's Communist rulers announced an easing of the controversial one-child policy amid a raft of sweeping pledges unveiled Friday including the abolition of “re-education” labor camps and loosening economic controls.
China on Friday pledged ambitious reforms to loosen the Communist authorities' grip on the world's second-largest economy, as leaders chart the way forward for the next decade.
A co-founder of China's biggest Bitcoin exchange on Friday said there were “boundless opportunities” for the digital currency in the country because of the Chinese saving ethic.
Hong Kong's economy grew “moderately” year-on-year in the third quarter as domestic demand and “resilient” growth in the mainland Chinese market offset a weaker environment in the West, officials said Friday.
Friday, November 15, 2013
China has hit back at remarks made by Hong Kong's last colonial leader in which he described the city's transition to democracy as inevitable, calling them “unwarranted.”
As the greatest urbanization drive in history swells China's cities with ranks of identikit apartment blocks, one culinary businessman is indulging his architectural appetite with a visual feast of extravagant, outlandish castles.
An online Bitcoin trading platform aimed at Chinese investors has suddenly closed, leaving hundreds with more than 20 million yuan (US$3.3 million) in combined losses, a newspaper said Thursday.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
The Chinese Communist Party's latest “reform” message juggles numerous contradictions with suggestions of significant change, but meaningful action will be needed before history can judge it as transformative, analysts say.