Sunday, January 4, 2015
Chinese conglomerate Fosun zeroed in on its 18-month quest to buy French holiday resorts group Club Med on Friday when Italian businessman Andrea Bonomi refused to raise his latest offer.
The death toll of a fire in northeast China has climbed to five as the bodies of two missing firefighters have been found, local authorities said on Saturday.
Saturday, January 3, 2015
A Chinese assistant foreign minister has been dismissed from his post and placed under investigation, Beijing said Friday, amid a much-publicized anti-corruption campaign.
China on Friday mourned the 36 dead from a New Year's Eve crush on Shanghai's famed waterfront, as the city government revealed the victims were mainly young women.
China has appointed a top official of the ruling party's propaganda department as president of the Xinhua News Agency, the key mouthpiece of the Communist state.
Thursday, January 1, 2015
Thirty-five people died in a stampede during New Year's celebrations in Shanghai's historic waterfront area, city officials said Thursday - the worst disaster to hit one of China's showcase cities in recent years.
The second most senior official in China's strife-torn Xinjiang region has been transferred, reports said Wednesday, after the area saw some of its worst violence in decades.
A gas explosion at an auto parts factory in southern China killed 17 people and injured 33 others on Wednesday, state media reported.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
A property developer in China reportedly hired a group of people with HIV to harass residents into leaving their homes, sparking anger from the country's Internet users on Tuesday.
A Chinese court on Tuesday sentenced a film director who made a documentary about constitutionalism to one year in prison for “illegal business activities,” his lawyer said, amid a severe crackdown on dissent.