Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Officials have put the brakes on some popular Chinese New Year events in big cities in the wake of a deadly stampede in Shanghai last month, leaving some observers complaining of a dampened mood and a kill-joy bureaucracy.
A Chinese man who was freed after six years on death row following a wrongful murder conviction was paid US$189,000 in compensation, state media said Tuesday, amid anger at the flawed legal system.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
A Hong Kong boat captain was on Monday sentenced to eight years in prison for the manslaughter of 39 people in a 2012 ferry collision, the city's worst maritime disaster in nearly four decades.
A former top official accused of taking bribes in return for government positions has been expelled from the ruling Communist party and stripped of all government positions, a party watchdog said Monday.
If China wants to become a moderately prosperous society, it will have to grow at a minimum of 6.5 percent a year economically during the next five-year plan from 2016 to 2020, a Chinese official has said.
China has given the green light to a AU$1.34 billion (US$1.04 billion) takeover of Goodman Fielder by an Asian consortium, the Australian food manufacturer said Monday.
Monday, February 16, 2015
As hundreds of millions in China flock home to celebrate the Year of the Goat, the world's biggest human migration places extraordinary pressure on roads and railways — but technology is offering new ways to find a route home., 1 Comment
Sunday, February 15, 2015
A Hong Kong boat captain was on Saturday found guilty of the manslaughter of 39 people in a 2012 ferry collision, the city's worst maritime disaster in nearly four decades.
Internet tycoon Jack Ma has said his employees will not receive traditional Chinese New Year gifts because 2014 had not been “exceptional” for the company, despite its world-beating IPO listing on Wall Street.
E-commerce giant Alibaba said Friday that U.S. regulators have requested information on Chinese authorities' allegations that the company has failed to do enough to prevent fake goods from being sold on its websites.