Sunday, February 15, 2015
Two popular taxi-booking apps backed by Chinese tech behemoths Alibaba and Tencent announced Saturday they would merge to create a new company reportedly valued at US$6 billion.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
A new military policy in China requires all personnel to meet weight limits and links promotions to fitness, a People's Liberation Army newspaper said Friday.
China should roll back its one-child policy and instead mandate that all couples have two children, a family planning official has said, drawing criticism Friday from a ruling Communist Party newspaper.
Friday, February 13, 2015
China's ruling Communist Party will launch a year-long probe into the incomes of military staff, state media said Thursday, following revelations of widespread graft in its armed forces.
Urging international patience, Sri Lanka's new government that won a surprise election victory last month called for a postponement in the publication of a U.N. investigation into allegations of war crimes committed during the island nation's civil war.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Former Chinese propaganda chief and communist hard-liner Deng Liqun, a fierce critic of the economic reforms championed by late leader Deng Xiaoping, died Tuesday at the age of 100, state media reported.
U.S. cyber security firms on Tuesday said that a Chinese espionage team hacked Forbes magazine to hunt defense contractors, financial firms, and other unsuspecting prey visiting the popular news website.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Clashes have flared between Myanmar's army and rebels in an ethnic Chinese northern border area, state media said Tuesday, as multiple conflicts in minority regions overshadow efforts to agree a countrywide ceasefire.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
A Chinese mining billionaire said to have links with disgraced former security tsar Zhou Yongkang and who once launched a bid for Australia's Sundance Resources was executed for multiple murder on Monday, a court said.
The son of a Chinese official beat a man to death in a dispute over compensation after his dogs bit the victim, state media reported Monday, in a case sparking outrage online.