Monday, March 3, 2014
China replaced the United States as the world's largest merchandise trader in 2013, a milestone in the country's decades-long trade expansion path, the Ministry of Commerce said on Saturday.
Thousands took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against threats to press freedom in the city, days after a former newspaper editor was attacked with a cleaver in broad daylight.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Hong Kong on Friday vowed to strengthen legal oversight over maid employment agencies following a spate of abuse cases that have caused widespread shock and anger.
A major Chinese government news service used a racist slur to describe the departing American ambassador in a mean-spirited editorial on Friday that drew widespread public condemnation in China.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
A high-ranking Chinese regional official was given a suspended death sentence for corruption Friday, a court announced, the latest showcase in the country's anti-graft campaign.
China has banned pork imports from Poland, a leading EU exporter of the meat, after Warsaw confirmed its first two cases of African swine fever among wild boars.
China this month arrested more than 1,000 people suspected of involvement in baby-trafficking, in a police operation which also rescued 382 infants, local media reported on Friday.
Reports indicate that the Chinese yuan is rapidly losing its speculative appeal and has tumbled to become one of the least attractive currencies among developing markets for investments following heavy-handed regulatory intervention.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Hong Kong journalists Thursday vowed they would not be intimidated by a brutal attack on a veteran colleague that has stoked fresh concerns for media freedom, declaring “they can't kill us all.”