Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Two Chinese anti-corruption activists went on trial under heavy security Tuesday, in Beijing's latest strike against a burgeoning rights movement.
A rare Ming-era wine cup broke the world auction record for any Chinese porcelain on Tuesday, selling in Hong Kong for HK$36.05 million to Shanghai tycoon Liu Yiqian, Sotheby's auction house said.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Beijing warned the United States on Monday against interfering in Hong Kong's affairs after U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met with two of the city's outspoken pro-democracy campaigners last week.
Militancy is on the rise in China among Uighurs driven to despair over Beijing's “terrorist colonization,” Wu'er Kaixi, a Uighur exiled after his role in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, has warned.
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.