Wednesday, July 15, 2015
China's property market is warming up again in first-tier cities.
China's Communist government has averted a stock market crash -- for now -- but it will take the world's second-largest economy longer to repair tarnished reform credentials and investment sentiment battered by its heavy-handed intervention.
Liu Yiqian, a Chinese billionaire, expanded his gain by nearly 340 million yuan (US$54.8 million) after purchasing millions of stocks during the market downtrend last week, when the government rolled out a series of measures to prop up market sentiment and restore investor confidence.
China's bank lending rose in June and the broader money supply also increased, the central bank said Tuesday, as monetary easing measures to boost the world's second-largest economy kick in.
The Silk Road trading center of Kashgar has been Muslim for centuries, but despite hordes of people thronging the main bazaar, Gulnur's headscarf shop had barely any customers.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Authorities accused securities firms of manipulating stock prices during China's market plunge and launched a crackdown Monday against unlicensed companies that financed speculative trading.
A Tibetan monk died in a Chinese prison, a rights group and a report said Monday, 13 years into a sentence for terrorism and separatism observers said was deeply flawed.
A Hong Kong pro-democracy protester allegedly assaulted by police -- in a beating captured on video -- was given the green light Monday to challenge a decision not to identify his assailants.
China's total trade slumped in the first half of this year, official data showed Monday, falling well short of the government's targets and dealing a blow to the global economy from its biggest trader in goods.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Mainland China's official news agency said that 109 ethnic Uighurs who Thailand deported to China amid international criticism that the refugees could face persecution had been on their way to Turkey, Syria or Iraq to help wage holy war.