Tuesday, March 4, 2014
A brother of China's former internal security chief Zhou Yongkang has been detained by investigators, state-controlled media reported Monday, after a government spokesman declined to deny the retired political heavyweight was under investigation.
Chinese police have caught three suspects in a railway station attack that left 29 people dead and 143 injured, state media said Monday.
An explosion at a restaurant has left one person dead and at least 23 injured in Dongguan on Monday, jolting the southernmost city which was recently shaken by a massive sex trade crackdown, CCTV reported.
Chinese manufacturing activity contracted in February at its worst rate in seven months, British banking giant HSBC said Monday, the latest data indicating trouble in the world's number two economy.
Naquasia LeGrand was frying chicken, sweeping floors and serving customers for US$7.25 an hour when she was recruited by union organizers to join a campaign for higher pay.
Monday, March 3, 2014
China replaced the United States as the world's largest merchandise trader in 2013, a milestone in the country's decades-long trade expansion path, the Ministry of Commerce said on Saturday.
Thousands took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against threats to press freedom in the city, days after a former newspaper editor was attacked with a cleaver in broad daylight.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Hong Kong on Friday vowed to strengthen legal oversight over maid employment agencies following a spate of abuse cases that have caused widespread shock and anger.