Saturday, May 23, 2015
A funeral has finally been held for one of the Chinese Communist Party's early high-profile political targets nearly 50 years after he disappeared, but state-run media said Friday it was not a moment to re-evaluate the past.
A Tibetan father-of-four set himself on fire in protest at China's rule over the Himalayan region, overseas media and rights groups said, adding it was unclear whether he survived.
China and its special administrative region of Hong Kong on Friday announced they will allow cross-border sales of investment funds to retail investors, saying it will increase financial cooperation.
Friday, May 22, 2015
Opening the church door in Baihanluo reveals a large portrait of Pope Francis -- something of a paradox in an ethnically Tibetan area of Communist China.1 Comment
Two unemployed men who crashed a Lamborghini and Ferrari as they reportedly staged a "real-life Fast and Furious" race through Beijing were sentenced to jail Thursday for dangerous driving, the court said.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
China's Premier Li Keqiang and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff agreed on Tuesday to embark on studies for an ambitious railway linking Brazil's Atlantic coast with a Pacific port in Peru, and announced billions in other investments and trade deals.
China said Wednesday it was "severely concerned" over the arrest of one of its citizens in the U.S., one of six Chinese nationals charged with economic espionage.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
A businesswoman deposited the equivalent of almost US$2 million at a branch of China's largest bank but only US$20 remained after most of it was transferred without her authorization, state media reported.
A former chemistry professor has been arrested by Chinese police on suspicion of selling a drug recipe to a gang which cooked up synthetic narcotics, state-media reported Tuesday.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Three mainland Chinese policemen went on trial Monday over the fatal beating of a female migrant worker, state media said, a case that sparked an online outcry about violence by law enforcers.