Tuesday, April 8, 2014
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is expected to get a rare tour Monday of China's first aircraft carrier, becoming the first foreign visitor to go aboard the ship.
China will become the Asia-Pacific region's largest cruise market by 2020, the government said. Some domestic operators are already digging for the industry's gold.
Monday, April 7, 2014
A rare Ming-era Chinese wine cup, one of only 19 known to exist, could fetch a record US$38 million or more when it goes under the hammer in Hong Kong next week, auctioneers said Saturday.
Sunday, April 6, 2014
A Chinese ship searching for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 detected a “pulse signal” in the southern Indian Ocean Saturday, but there was no evidence yet that it was linked to the missing plane, state media said., 1 Comment
A shallow 5.3 quake struck southwest China Saturday, sending terrified residents running from their homes as dozens of houses collapsed and injuring at least 10 people, state media reported.
Saturday, April 5, 2014
China has asked to operate under Australian command when it takes part in a major international military exercise led by the United States later this year, a report said Friday.
Tibetan refugees in Nepal said Friday they were held for weeks in police custody without charges or access to legal aid in a sign that authorities are bowing to pressure from China.
With two museums already in his empire, tycoon Liu Yiqian is a would-be Chinese Getty or Guggenheim, but a row over the authenticity of a scroll that cost him millions of dollars threatens his artistic legacy.
Friday, April 4, 2014
Chinese police have detained 18 people over large rallies opposing a chemical plant in Maoming, state-run media reported Thursday, as locals said the protests had entered a fifth day.
The last of 10 artistic masterpieces from France arrived under heavy security in China on Thursday, for a show featuring a billion dollars' worth of art.