Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Information regarding a terrorist threat made against Beijing Capital International Airport was passed on to the Civil Aviation Administration of China in Beijing on March 5, China Airlines said yesterday.
Chinese police dealt with an “emergency” near Beijing's Tiananmen Square during a top government meeting last week, state media reported Monday, after onlookers said they saw smoke in the area.
Reports indicate that a China Southern Airlines (CSA, 南方航空) flight to Guilin (桂林) yesterday evening was delayed due to mechanical failure.
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people had crashed.
The brother of a Taiwanese woman who was on board a Malaysia Airlines flight that has disappeared said Saturday afternoon that his family was hoping for the best.
China recorded an unexpected trade deficit of US$22.98 billion in February, official figures showed Saturday, with authorities blaming the country's holiday season for the weak performance.
The Dalai Lama said Friday that China should ease its strict censorship, saying that the world's most populous nation would only achieve its full potential through greater freedoms.
Air quality was below national standards in almost all China's major cities last year, a top environment official said Saturday, after Premier Li Keqiang pledged to “declare war” on pollution.
Beijing is taking a step toward requiring local government personnel to disclose their property holdings, a top city official told media Friday, a move critics say would tackle endemic graft.