Sunday, November 2, 2014
China on Saturday successfully recovered an experimental spacecraft that flew around the moon and back in a test run for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.
China's legislature designated Dec. 4 as Constitution Day amid a drive to strengthen the authority of the country's legal system.
A prominent businesswoman has sparked outrage in Hong Kong by comparing the city's pro-democracy protesters to African-American slaves, suggesting they might need to “wait for a while” to win the freedoms they are seeking.
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Hong Kong's democracy protesters are considering traveling to Beijing to directly petition Communist authorities as the Chinese capital hosts U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders at an upcoming summit., 2 Comments
Afghanistan's new president invited the Taliban to join in a peace process backed by the international community on Friday, an unusual direct reference to the insurgents who have stepped up attacks in an attempt to bring down his month-old government., 1 Comment
Declines in China's new home prices slowed in October, a survey showed Friday, though figures still fell for a sixth straight month as property woes weigh on growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Friday, October 31, 2014
China is “vulnerable” to the deadly Ebola outbreak due to the soaring number of Chinese working in Africa and poor infection control at home, a co-discoverer of the virus warned Thursday.
Far fewer Chinese couples applied to have a second child than expected after a relaxation of the country's “one child” policy, state-run media reported Thursday, highlighting the aging nation's demographic challenges.
China says it will ease restrictions on credit cards in a move that might give Visa, Mastercard and other foreign competitors greater access to the Chinese market.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
A senior Hong Kong lawmaker was expelled from a prestigious Chinese government body Wednesday, in a sign that Beijing will not tolerate dissent from loyalists over pro-democracy protests in the semi-autonomous city., 1 Comment