Saturday, July 5, 2014
China designated a clearing bank in Seoul for yuan transactions in South Korea on Friday, coinciding with a visit by President Xi Jinping, as Beijing promotes greater use of its currency overseas.
Friday, July 4, 2014
Students and civil servants in China's Muslim northwest, where Beijing is enforcing a security crackdown following deadly unrest, have been ordered to avoid taking part in traditional fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
Tibetans living on the “roof of the world” can thank an extinct human relative for providing a gene that helps them adapt to the high altitude, a study suggests.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
China must give Hong Kong the space to debate its political future and allow the "vigorous" voices of the city's residents to be heard, a top US diplomat said Wednesday., 1 Comment
Hong Kong police arrested more than 500 protesters at a sit-in early Wednesday following a huge march that organizers said mobilized half a million people demanding democratic reforms.
Three officials believed to be right-hand men of China's former security chief were expelled from the ruling Communist Party on Wednesday over corruption, authorities said.
Shanghai has trimmed the list of what is banned in China's first free trade zone (FTZ), opening a few more areas to foreign participation, it said Tuesday, following disappointment over the new FTZ.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Hundreds of thousands of protesters, some waving colonial-era flags and chanting anti-Beijing slogans, staged a pro-democracy rally in rain-soaked Hong Kong Tuesday that organizers say could be the largest since the city was handed back to China.
Chinese manufacturing activity expanded at its fastest pace this year in June, an official survey showed Tuesday, in a sign that Beijing's attempts to tackle slowing growth in the world's number two economy are gaining traction.
The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said Monday that China's first-time participation in the world's largest maritime exercises in Hawaii will help Beijing and other nations work together in a crisis.