Friday, November 7, 2014
Chinese officials and businesspeople used a state trip by President Xi Jinping and other high-level visits to smuggle ivory out of Tanzania, an environmental watchdog said Thursday, casting doubt over Beijing's efforts to end the illegal trade that has led to rampant elephant poaching throughout Africa.
A school in Guangzhou's suburban Renhe township in Baiyun district has been forced to reduce the price of its cafeteria food after a strong protest by more than 3,000 students earlier this week.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Far from the Ebola hot zone, the sewing and gluing machines at a factory in China have been whirring more than usual to produce crucial yellow suits that protect the front-line medics more than 11,000 kilometers (7,000 miles) away in West Africa.
China will severely punish officials in Tibet who support the Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader and Nobel laureate, state-run media reported Wednesday.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday the relationship between the United States and China was the “most consequential” in the world today, warning it needed to be “carefully managed.”
Chinese engineers have successfully tested a laser weapon that can shoot down low-flying, slow-moving drones, state media reported Tuesday.
Catalonia's leader vowed Wednesday that a symbolic independence vote banned by the Spanish government will go ahead on November 9, setting the stage for a constitutional conflict unprecedented in post-Franco Spain.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
China's manufacturing growth picked up to a three-month high in October, a closely watched private survey confirmed Monday, but did little to counter a picture of slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy.
The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) yesterday confirmed with mainland Chinese authorities that an H7N9 avian flu case has surfaced in Jiangsu Province (江蘇省), and issued a level two travel alert for this area — advising citizens to stay away from the affected regions.
A British banker appeared in a Hong Kong court on Monday charged with the grisly murder of two women whose bodies were found in his upmarket apartment, one of them decomposing in a suitcase.