Sunday, July 20, 2014
The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in four decades has killed 17 people after claiming at least 94 lives in the Philippines, officials said Sunday.
Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping announced Friday huge investments in hydroelectric power, shipbuilding, railways and a deal to help Argentina build its fourth nuclear plant.
At least 38 people were killed when a van carrying inflammable liquid hit a bus on a highway in central China early Saturday, state media reported.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
A truck loaded with flammable liquid collided with a bus on a highway in southern China on Saturday, killing at least 38 people.
The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in more than 40 years made its second landfall Friday, authorities said, after leaving a trail of destruction and at least 64 dead in the neighboring Philippines.
The value of the patented seed allegedly stolen from U.S. seed corn companies likely exceeds US$500 million, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
China's military will take part in an infantry exercise for the first time with Australian and U.S. forces in October, the Pentagon said on Thursday.
Friday, July 18, 2014
he Shanghai court that will try two foreign investigators linked to the bribery case of drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in China said Thursday it will hold an open trial, following diplomatic and family protests.
Fidgeting with his placard, six-year-old Fang Mingxing made an unlikely protester. But he was on the front line of a demonstration in China's capital, shouting: “I want to go to school.”
A Chinese regional official was sentenced to life imprisonment on Thursday for bribe-taking, a court said, the first high-ranking bureaucrat to be jailed in the corruption crackdown overseen by President Xi Jinping.