Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Mainland China's manufacturing activity recorded its worst contraction in a year in April, a survey by HSBC showed Monday, as subdued domestic demand weighed on growth in the world's second-largest economy.
China's former top representative in Hong Kong -- who once branded the colony's last British governor Chris Patten a "sinner for a thousand years" -- has died aged 87, the government said Monday.
Hong Kong police on Monday arrested one of six suspects who fled with millions in ransom money after a kidnapping, the city's new police commissioner Stephen Lo said.
Monday, May 4, 2015
A pilot said Sunday that he is anxious but excited about flying a solar plane solo from mainland China to Hawaii on the longest leg of the first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fuel.
A woman who took her dog for a walk on a highway in China while her car was parked in the middle of the road was "punished" by police, state media said Sunday.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
China's manufacturing activity expanded modestly in April for the second straight month but the rate of growth failed to accelerate, the government said Friday, as the world's second-largest economy struggles to pick up steam.
Friday, May 1, 2015
An arsonist who injured more than 30 people by setting fire to a bus in the Chinese city of Hangzhou was executed on Thursday, authorities said.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Yi Zhenxing's movie career started by posting clips of himself online with a paper bag over his head commenting on computer games.
Possible remains of Soviet troops who died fighting in mainland China in the closing days of World War II have been found, state media reported, as Moscow and Beijing gear up to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the conflict's end.