Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Hong Kong authorities on Tuesday cleared part of the city's main pro-democracy protest camp, the first of several planned evictions to shrink mass sit-ins that have blocked major thoroughfares for seven weeks.
A landmark trading link that is expected to see billions of dollars in cross-border transactions between Hong Kong and Shanghai's stock exchanges officially launched Monday, but figures show mainlanders are holding back from piling into Hong Kong.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Three Hong Kong students who have led protests for greater democracy in the former British colony were denied in their attempt Saturday to go to Beijing to meet with top Chinese officials., 2 Comments
More than 200 refugees detained in Thailand earlier this year are believed to be Chinese Uighurs and should be repatriated, a Chinese consul said, dismissing concerns they will be mistreated.
South Korea and New Zealand agreed to a free trade deal Saturday on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Brisbane, ending five years of negotiations, New Zealand Prime Minister John Key said.
China has signed agreements worth US$7.8 billion with neighboring Myanmar, state media reported Saturday, as Beijing continues to assert its growing economic clout in Southeast Asia.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Hong Kong student leaders plan to fly to Beijing Saturday to try to meet China's top officials to press their case for a greater say in choosing the territory's next leader.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Growth in China's industrial output and other key indicators slowed in October, government data showed Thursday, signaling further weakness in the world's second-largest economy.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
The United States and China on Wednesday announced ambitious targets on greenhouse gas emissions as part of a “historic” pact that climate scientists acclaimed but U.S. Republicans denounced as a job-killer.
China's largest Internet retailer rang up more than US$9 billion during the country's biggest online shopping holiday, smashing last year's figure to set a record for a single day of sales.