Saturday, November 16, 2013
Hong Kong's economy grew “moderately” year-on-year in the third quarter as domestic demand and “resilient” growth in the mainland Chinese market offset a weaker environment in the West, officials said Friday.
Friday, November 15, 2013
China has hit back at remarks made by Hong Kong's last colonial leader in which he described the city's transition to democracy as inevitable, calling them “unwarranted.”
As the greatest urbanization drive in history swells China's cities with ranks of identikit apartment blocks, one culinary businessman is indulging his architectural appetite with a visual feast of extravagant, outlandish castles.
An online Bitcoin trading platform aimed at Chinese investors has suddenly closed, leaving hundreds with more than 20 million yuan (US$3.3 million) in combined losses, a newspaper said Thursday.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
The Chinese Communist Party's latest “reform” message juggles numerous contradictions with suggestions of significant change, but meaningful action will be needed before history can judge it as transformative, analysts say.
China's decision to set up a national security committee is meant to rattle the nerves of those who mean to harm it, the foreign ministry said Wednesday.
China's leaders failed to impress markets with their reform agenda for the next decade and investors sold Chinese shares on Wednesday, concerned with Beijing's apparent reluctance to overhaul dominant state-owned firms.
Activists were barred Wednesday from leaving Hong Kong waters on what they called a “fishing” boat trip to disputed islands, more than a year after sailing to another contested chain to assert China's sovereignty.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Among the issues China's top leaders tackled this week as they hammered out their policy roadmap, some may determine whether children attending the likes of the Pengying school in Beijing fulfill their dreams.
China's ruling party pledged to let markets play a “decisive” role in allocating resources as it unveiled a reform agenda for the next decade on Tuesday, looking to overhaul the world's second-largest economy to drive future growth.