Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Li Haitao, a 24-year-old employee at a steel trading company, did no research last June before he joined a stampede of novice investors into China's surging stock market.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Chinese imports fell for a seventh straight month in May while exports also sank, according to official data Monday, as the world's second biggest economy shows protracted weakness despite government easing measures.
The latest weapon in the fight against cheating on mainland China's all-important college entrance exam is a six-propeller drone.
Mainland China authorities on Monday touted "tremendous achievements" in human rights, citing legal improvements, poverty alleviation, and protections for minorities and freedom of speech, even as campaign groups highlight a tough crackdown on dissent and civil society.
Monday, June 8, 2015
Rescuers bowed their heads and ships' hooters blared in tribute Sunday to the victims of Communist China's worst shipping disaster, as relatives of the 431 dead and 11 still missing spoke of their grief.
Two Hong Kong journalists who just returned from a news coverage mission in South Korea have been quarantined for fear of contracting the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), according to a report on the Apple Daily's website Sunday.
Sunday, June 7, 2015
A total of 396 people have been confirmed dead after a cruise ship capsized in China, state media said, making it the country's worst shipping disaster in nearly 70 years.
When Li Caohua retired in her late 50s, the doctor immediately joined millions of other Chinese seniors and hit the road to see more of her giant country.
Saturday, June 6, 2015
The death toll in the Eastern Star capsizing rose to 331 on Saturday as disaster teams searched the now-upright ship bobbing on the water for more bodies, making it China's deadliest boat disaster in nearly seven decades.
As Italy's economy was heading off a cliff, police couldn't help but notice that the country's Chinese communities were booming. Luxury cars rolled past Chinese betting parlors and garment factories. Chinese immigrants were buying up Italian coffee bars and real estate. Their prosperity, however, was not reflected in local tax records.