Thursday, November 20, 2014
Hong Kong police clashed with pro-democracy demonstrators Wednesday after a small group tried to break into the city's legislature, as splits emerged within the movement before the expected clearance of protest camps.
Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping Wednesday hailed China's warmest-ever relations with Australia after a successful state visit that his counterpart Tony Abbott called among “the most remarkable days of my life.”
Chinese censors have newly blocked access to several popular websites as they target content delivery networks that serve much of the Internet, according to a U.S. Internet service company.
An overloaded makeshift school bus collided with a truck in eastern China on Wednesday, killing 11 kindergarteners and the bus driver, state media reported. Three other children were injured.
China aims to cap its annual coal use at 4.2 billion tonnes by 2020, it said Wednesday, a one-sixth increase on current consumption, already by far the world's largest.
The freedom of the press has been severely curtailed in China in recent years, although the authorities have granted greater freedom to the public in many other areas, Chinese journalists and scholars complained Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
A Beijing court on Tuesday convicted an Internet marketer of illegal business practices and sentenced him to four years in prison for posting false information and deleting posts critical of his clients, ................
Chinese scientists are planning to launch a Mars rover “around 2020,” state media reported Tuesday, as the country pours billions into its space programme and works to catch up with the US and Europe.
Backed by a court order, workers removed some barricades Tuesday from a Hong Kong pro-democracy protest site where activists have camped out for nearly two months in a standoff with authorities.
Growth in foreign investment into China slowed in October, the government said Tuesday, amid a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy and concerns over business risks.