Friday, May 15, 2015
The United States is weighing sending warships and surveillance aircraft near artificial islands built by China to challenge Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea, officials said Wednesday.
Chinese police have captured eight suspects who allegedly fled with millions in ransom money after kidnapping a Hong Kong heiress, authorities said Thursday, bringing the total number detained over the incident to nine.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Multiple Chinese economic indicators missed expectations Wednesday, with consumption and investment growth figures falling to multi-year lows, underlining sluggish momentum in the world's second-largest economy.
Chinese police carry out "appalling" torture of criminal suspects, campaigners said Wednesday, as they released a report detailing Beijing's failure to combat abusive interrogations.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet senior officials in China late this week, and then stop in Seoul for talks with South Korean leaders, the State Department announced Monday.
Monday, May 11, 2015
A plane operated by Chinese domestic carrier Joyair veered off a runway upon landing in the southeastern city of Fuzhou on Sunday, and five people suffered minor injuries, the airline said.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
China has dramatically ramped up its land reclamation efforts in the South China Sea this year, building artificial islands at an unprecedented pace to bolster its territorial claims in the disputed area, U.S. officials said Friday.
China is negotiating a military base in the strategic port of Djibouti, the president told AFP, raising the prospect of U.S. and Chinese bases side-by-side in the tiny Horn of Africa nation.
Saturday, May 9, 2015
China will more than double the tax on tobacco to 11 percent, the government announced Friday, as authorities try to deter smoking in the world's largest producer and consumer of tobacco.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Chinese mainland police fatally shot a man in northern China who was on his way to Beijing to ask the central government to help house and take care of his sons and elderly mother, police and a lawyer said Wednesday.