Sunday, August 10, 2014
China's annual inflation rose 2.3 percent in July, official data showed Saturday, remaining stable and allowing authorities space to further stimulate growth in the world's second-largest economy if needed.
Police in China have arrested four people and detained or warned another 81 as authorities crack down on alleged Internet rumor-mongering, state media reported Saturday.
Saturday, August 9, 2014
China's monthly trade surplus leaped to a record US$47.3 billion in July, nearly tripling year-on-year, official data showed Friday, as the world's second-largest economy saw export growth accelerate while imports surprisingly shrank.
Apple's devices have never appeared on a Chinese list of products eligible to be bought with public money, state media quoted an official as saying, denying reports the U.S. tech giant had been excluded from the latest line-up.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Thursday upheld its ruling that China had violated global trade rules by restricting exports of rare earths, used in hi-tech goods like mobile phones and televisions.
Auto sales in China, the world's biggest car market, accelerated in July, growing 6.7 percent to 1.62 million vehicles, an industry group said Friday.
Friday, August 8, 2014
China's government tightened control over popular instant messaging services Thursday after telling South Korea access to some foreign services was blocked because they were used to exchange terrorism-related information.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Chinese regulators have launched a series of anti-monopoly investigations of foreign automakers and technology providers, stepping up pressure on foreign companies that feel increasingly unwelcome in China.
A city in China's mainly Muslim Xinjiang region has banned people with large beards or Islamic clothing from traveling on public buses, state media said, prompting outrage from an overseas rights group Wednesday.
China The death toll from an earthquake that devastated a remote region of China jumped to nearly 600 people Wednesday, authorities said, as volunteer rescuers were warned away.