Thursday, August 20, 2015
Foreign investment into mainland China rose 5.2 percent in July compared to the previous year, largely on the back of mergers and acquisitions by overseas firms, the commerce ministry said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Heavy rain fell Tuesday on the remains of a Chinese industrial site devastated by giant explosions, complicating clean-up efforts and heightening fears about toxic contamination as ceremonies were held to mark the disaster's 114 deaths.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Residents who fled their homes near vast and deadly explosions in the mainland Chinese port city of Tianjin gathered in anger on Monday to demand redress from a government they say is ignoring their plight.
Mainland Chinese state media on Monday urged the United States to show more "sincerity" towards Beijing's moves to track down its corrupt officials overseas, saying the U.S. should not become a safe haven for criminal suspects.
Monday, August 17, 2015
Hundreds of tonnes of highly poisonous cyanide were being stored at the warehouse devastated by two giant explosions in the Chinese port city of Tianjin which killed 112, a senior military officer said Sunday.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
TIANJIN, China -- Authorities pulled more bodies from a massive blast site in the Chinese port of Tianjin, pushing the death toll to 112 on Sunday as teams scrambled to clear dangerous chemical contamination.
The International Monetary Fund delivered a reassuring economic assessment of China on Friday, at the end of a week that saw the Chinese currency plummet and global stock markets buckle at the prospect of more bad news from the world's second-biggest economy.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Residents around the site of giant explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin were evacuated over fears of toxic contamination, the official Xinhua news agency said Saturday, as the death toll rose to 85.
Mainland Chinese authorities struggled Friday to extinguish fires and identify dangerous chemicals at a devastated industrial site, two days after giant explosions killed dozens and left residents in fear of being cloaked in a toxic cloud.