Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Mainland Chinese authorities announced Monday the arrests of 16 suspected members of a smuggling ring and the seizure of hundreds of kilograms of ivory along with rhino horns and bear paws.
Monday, October 12, 2015
A leaking liquefied gas container exploded on contact with fire in a restaurant in eastern China, killing 17 people, authorities said.
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Japan on Saturday lashed out at UNESCO's decision to inscribe documents related to the Nanjing massacre in its Memory of the World register, describing it as "extremely regrettable" and calling for the process to be reformed.
Mainland Chinese police said Saturday that they have detained a suspect after finding five bodies, one of them beheaded, aboard a fishing boat floating off the country's east coast.
The teenage son of a prominent human rights lawyer being held in mainland China has been detained in Myanmar, a family friend said Saturday, adding that mainland police were responsible.
A gas explosion in a coal mine has killed two miners and left eight others trapped, a local authority in eastern China said Saturday.
Friday, October 9, 2015
The International Monetary Fund cautioned Wednesday that mainland China faces unprecedented challenges modernizing its economy, carrying risks for the whole world, but a Chinese official brushed off the warning, saying: "Don't worry."
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Plans by the Hong Kong post office to cover up royal British insignia on historic mail boxes have sparked a backlash from conservation campaigners and accusations of a push to erase the city's colonial past.
Thrill-seeking tourists in China got more than they bargained for when cracks appeared in a glass-bottomed walkway suspended 1,080 meters over a canyon, reports said.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Mainland China's yuan has overtaken the Japanese yen and moved into fourth place among the world's payments currencies, global transactions organization SWIFT said Tuesday, as Beijing pushes greater international use of its currency.