Thursday, July 3, 2014
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.
A spreading anti-corruption crackdown launched by President Xi Jinping (習近平) snared its most senior figure yet on Monday when a former top Chinese general was expelled from the ruling Communist Party to face bribery charges.
Galloping with the vigor of strong and simple brush strokes, the horses painted by late Chinese master Xu Beihong inspired his countrymen in wartime — and now to pay huge sums to treasure them.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Hundreds of thousands of protesters are set to take to the streets in Hong Kong on Tuesday in a pro-democracy rally that organisers say could be the largest since the city was handed back to China.
An annual protest march in Hong Kong is expected to draw three times as many people as usual, angered by Beijing's insistence on limiting residents' say in picking the southern Chinese financial hub's next leader.
China has dismissed the Communist chief of the metropolis of Guangzhou from his post, media said Monday, after a corruption probe was launched.