Wednesday, February 26, 2014
China is considering designating formal days of remembrance to commemorate Japan's defeat in World War II and the Nanjing Massacre, state media reported Tuesday, amid bitter disputes over territory and history., 3 Comments
Pollution-weary residents of smog-hit Beijing turned to black humor to help cope with grueling conditions Tuesday as a large swathe of China was covered by a thick blanket of haze for a sixth consecutive day.
Planned summer demonstrations by democracy activists were behind China's decision to snub Hong Kong in favor of Beijing as host of a key Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) finance ministers' meeting, a media report said.
The Chinese yuan on Monday recorded its fifth consecutive session of weakening against the greenback, propelling a similar decline against the local currency, representing the preconditions for an ideal entry point for investors favoring yuan-denominated fixed deposits, according to reports.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Protestors took to Hong Kong streets on Sunday to march for press freedom, in a demonstration organized by journalists as fears grow that free expression is being compromised.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday offered his “strong support” for the protection of Tibetans' human rights in China as he defied protests from Beijing to meet the Dalai Lama.
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno on Saturday said Beijing and Tokyo must enhance communication to avoid “miscalculations” amid a simmering territorial dispute over islands in the East China Sea.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
When the air gets really bad, Beijing says it has an emergency plan to yank half the city's cars off the road. The only problem is: It may be difficult to ever set that plan in motion.
U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Friday, the White House said, prompting swift and vehement protest from China.
China and the United States moved Friday to establish regular dialogue between their armies as part of efforts to build trust and understanding amid rising regional tensions.