Friday, September 5, 2014
Police in Shanghai detained the chief editor and several employees of an influential Chinese financial news site on allegations they extorted money from companies by threatening to publish negative news about them, state media said Thursday.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Authorities are offering rewards of 10,000 yuan (US$1,600) a year to promote intermarriage in restive Xinjiang between ethnic minorities and China's dominant Han ethnic group, state media said.
Monday, September 1, 2014
Chinese authorities have formally arrested six employees from a unit of U.S. food supplier OSI Group, the parent company and the government said, over a scandal involving expired meat sold to fast food giants.
Sunday, August 31, 2014
China warned against foreign meddling in Hong Kong's politics Saturday ahead of an expected announcement to recommend highly contentious restrictions on the first direct elections for the leader of the Chinese-controlled financial hub.
Interactions between Taiwan and China are in a healthy state despite new problems that are testing the two sides, China's top negotiator for Taiwan said Saturday.
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Air pollution, smoking, obesity and accidents, especially on the road, kill at least 4.7 million Chinese a year and cost the country tens of billions of dollars, researchers said on Friday.
China's top leaders decided on Friday to cut salaries and restrict expense accounts and other perks of executives at state-owned enterprises (SOEs), official media reported, as they pursue a crackdown on corruption and extravagance.
Friday, August 29, 2014
After releasing daily confessions of 45 Japanese war criminals, China on Thursday published them in a 6,000-page, 11-volume series of books, state media said — at least the second such set.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
China's government on Thursday called on Japan to "break clean with militarism" after Tokyo confirmed that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a note earlier this year to a ceremony honoring more than a thousand World War II-era war criminals praising their contributions.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Women in China who are exposed to pollution from cook stoves and highways face a greater risk of high blood pressure, researchers said Monday.