Sunday, August 30, 2015
China's pension funds do not have the obligation to prop up or rescue the country's turbulent stock market, a top official said on Friday amid popular expectations for the funds to do so.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was back in court Friday over an anti-China protest, a day after he faced new charges related to a pro-democracy rally.
Mainland China's economy may be slowing but it is "not falling off a cliff," the chief executive of Southeast Asia's biggest bank said Friday.
A rare gray pearl necklace that once belonged to a British aristocrat is expected to fetch up to US$7 million when it goes under the hammer in Hong Kong, Sotheby's said Friday.
The editor-in-chief of one of mainland China's most prominent official media websites is being investigated for suspected bribe-taking, prosecutors said Friday, amid a high-profile anti-corruption campaign by mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
Just as they thought they could begin moving away from crisis mode, China's turmoil has become a new threat to the world's top central bankers.
Mainland China has eased property investment rules for foreign individuals and institutions across the country, enabling qualified foreign institutional and individual investors to buy more properties on the Chinese mainland, authorities announced in a circular on Thursday evening.
Friday, August 28, 2015
Shanghai stocks closed up 5.34 percent on Thursday, cheered by a rally on Wall Street and a domestic interest rate cut this week aimed at boosting the world's second-largest economy, dealers said.
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong slammed police Thursday for what he called a "political prosecution" after he was charged over protests which led to last year's mass pro-democracy street rallies.
Mainland Chinese police have arrested 12 people over giant explosions that killed 139 people and devastated a swathe of a Chinese port city, state media said Thursday as prosecutors probe 11 officials for neglecting their duties.