Thursday, July 10, 2014
Yao Ming is putting on the full-court press against wildlife trafficking.
Chinese inflation slowed to 2.3 percent in June from a four-month high of 2.5 percent in May, official data showed Wednesday, giving authorities further room to stimulate growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Beijing's claim to almost the whole of the South China Sea is “problematic” and the Asian giant's actions have raised tensions, a senior U.S. official said Tuesday on the eve of high-stakes talks.
A Chinese newspaper published a map of Japan with mushroom clouds rising above Hiroshima and Nagasaki, provoking outrage Tuesday from Tokyo's foreign minister, who is from the first of the cities to be obliterated.
Chinese authorities are probing another senior figure for graft, officials said Tuesday, the latest politician with links to the country's former security chief to face investigation.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday commemorated the 77th anniversary of the official start of the war with Japan, condemning those who “ignore the iron facts of history” in a subtle jab at Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
China and Germany signed a series of trade and investment deals on Monday during a visit by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, including agreements on two new Volkswagen factories and the sale of 123 Airbus helicopters.
Monday, July 7, 2014
President Xi Jinping criticized people who "beautify the history of aggression" as China on Monday marked the 77th anniversary of the start of a war with Japan amid rising tensions between Beijing and Tokyo.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in China on Sunday for her seventh visit since 2005, with economic ties topping the agenda and a high-powered business delegation in tow.