Sunday, June 22, 2014
A Chinese rights lawyer has been arrested on charges of state subversion, his wife said on social media on Saturday, furthering a crackdown on activists since last year.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang oversaw the signing of trade and investment deals worth some US$4.6 billion with Greece Thursday during a visit expected to help boost the recession-plagued country's economy.
Friday, June 20, 2014
China said Thursday it is moving a second oil rig closer to Vietnam's coast, showing its determination to press its territorial claims and continue searching for resources in disputed waters despite a tense confrontation with Vietnam over another oil rig to the south.1 Comment
A leading Hong Kong pro-democracy newspaper blamed Beijing on Thursday for a massive cyber-attack on its website, just days after a series of similar attacks on an online vote on electoral reform.
China's central bank has approved Bank of China, one of the country's major financial institutions, as the clearing bank for yuan transactions in Germany's financial center Frankfurt, it said Thursday.
Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao kicked off a three-day visit to Zambia on Wednesday by signing development loan and grant agreements worth US$64 million.
A court in eastern China on Thursday sentenced to up to 6.5 years in prison three activists who were part of a nascent civil rights movement that has urged government officials to publicly disclose their assets.
A street outside China's embassy in Washington moved a step closer to being renamed after jailed democracy campaigner Liu Xiaobo on Wednesday, despite angry warnings from Beijing.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Britain and China signed trade deals on Tuesday worth more than US$28 billion, during a visit to London by Premier Li Keqiang aimed at resetting economic and diplomatic ties.
China will start direct trade between its yuan currency and Britain's pound on Thursday, the country's foreign exchange trade platform said, in another step on its push to internationalize the unit.