Saturday, August 29, 2015
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.
A well-known Chinese Christian lawyer had been out of contact for almost two days after being taken away by government workers in an eastern province where local authorities are under a deadline to remove the Christian symbol, the cross, from church roofs, his colleague said Thursday.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
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., 1 Comment
The head of mainland China's work safety watchdog has been sacked, state media said Wednesday, two weeks after giant explosions in one of the country's largest ports killed 139 and injured hundreds.
The once-hot smartphone market in mainland China is expected to cool this year, growing a meager 1.2 percent, according to a report released Tuesday.