Thursday, November 21, 2013
The U.S. ambassador to China, Gary Locke, whose term was marked by a dramatic diplomatic row over the fate of a human rights activist, said on Wednesday he would step down from his role early next year, for personal reasons.
A Hong Kong woman who was shot in the face during a deadly 2010 hostage crisis in the Philippines has become the first to receive a payout from Manila, as talks over threatened sanctions continue., 1 Comment
China expressed its strong displeasure Wednesday over a Spanish court's arrest orders for several former Chinese leaders including retired President Jiang Zemin in an investigation into alleged genocide in Tibet, and called the accusations leveled by pro-Tibetan groups “despicable.”
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin and ex prime minister Li Peng could face arrest when travelling abroad over allegations they committed genocide in Tibet, a Spanish court ruled on Tuesday, in a case Beijing has dismissed as absurd., 8 Comments
China will further ease its family planning laws after announcing last week that it would allow millions of families to have two children, a senior official from the government's family planning commission said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Hong Kong and Shanghai shares jumped on Monday after China last week unveiled details of a reform drive that includes giving private firms a greater role in the economy.
China will steer local governments away from the pursuit of economic growth at all costs and beef up their powers to punish polluters as part of a campaign to reverse the damage done by three decades of unchecked expansion.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Eleven people were killed in an assault on a police station in China's northwestern region of Xinjiang, the local government said Sunday, the latest in a series of attacks pointing to growing unrest in the area.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
A senior Chinese leader has appealed to members of the ruling Communist Party to unite around a key reform plan and shoulder the “historic” responsibility of making sure it is followed through, state media said.