Tuesday, March 10, 2015
China's consumer inflation rebounded in February from a more-than-five-year low, official data showed Tuesday, but a plunge in factory gate prices added to persistent concerns about deflation in the world's second-largest economy.
A Tibetan woman burned herself to death days before the anniversary of a failed uprising against Chinese rule, a rights group and media said, in the first such incident this year.
Monday, March 9, 2015
China's monthly trade surplus hit US$60.6 billion in February, the government said Sunday, a new record for the world's second-largest economy.
China asserted its place on the global diplomatic stage Sunday, pledging to steadfastly support Russia in the face of Western sanctions, scolding regional rival Japan, and making clear it sees the U.S. as an equal.
Sunday, March 8, 2015
China's severe environmental problems and government pledges to fix them have dominated the start of the country's annual legislative meeting, as leaders try to ease public worries about air, water and soil contamination that threaten to derail the country's economic rise and cast doubts on the ruling Communist Party.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
Chinese president says action will be taken on political and environmental issues causing most concern.
The lawyer of a well-known feminist activist says his client was detained in Beijing two days before the observance of International Women's Day.
Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy from China is being “eroded,” an influential committee of British MPs warned Friday, voicing concern about the former colony's “direction of travel.”
For the past year, Wang Zheng has been avoiding one place: the modest apartment where his parents had been living for more than 20 years in downtown Nanjing until they vanished along with the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Political slogans have been a mainstay of Chinese life dating back to Mao Zedong, the founder of the People's Republic.