Sunday, April 5, 2015
An Alabama government department has closed an investigation into whether celebrated novelist Harper Lee was coerced or abused into publishing a long-awaited second book this summer.
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Seven members of an Asia-based organized crime syndicate have been arrested for exploiting more than 500 women mostly from China and Korea in a prostitution ring that spanned Canada, authorities said Thursday.
Protesters in a southern Chinese city angry over land, water and other local issues occupied the platform of a high-speed train station Thursday night, shutting down service for about half an hour.
Prosecutors charged former national security chief Zhou Yongkang with corruption and leaking of state secrets, setting the stage for him to become the highest-level politician to stand trial in China in more than three decades.
China's largest automaker, SAIC Motor, said net profit rose 12.8 percent last year on strong passenger car sales but gains were stunted by slower growth in the world's number two economy.
Friday, April 3, 2015
A Chinese cyberspace bureau on Thursday denounced Google for deciding not to recognize the agency's authority after a Beijing-linked security breach, calling the U.S. Internet giant's action "unacceptable and unintelligible."
Thursday, April 2, 2015
China's manufacturing activity expanded in March for the first time since December, the government said Wednesday, a bright spot as the world's second-largest economy fights a broad slowdown in growth.
Macau's casino revenue fell in March for the tenth straight month as China's corruption crackdown took a continuing toll on the city, figures showed Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
China's air force has carried out its first ever military drill over the western Pacific Ocean, state media said, highlighting Beijing's growing military reach.
China's Communist rulers have turned against the exclusive sport of golf with the government saying nearly 70 "illegal" courses have been closed, seemingly enforcing a decade-old ban for the first time.