Thursday, April 23, 2015
A key measure of air pollutants in mainland China's capital showed a 19 percent drop in the first three months of the year, local authorities said Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Hong Kong's government Wednesday announced a roadmap for leadership elections that offered no concessions to the city's democracy camp - prompting opposition lawmakers to walk out of the plan's unveiling.
A pioneering plane attempting to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun took off from mainland China early Tuesday for the next stage of its journey, organizers said.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrived in Pakistan on Monday for a two-day visit in which he is expected to announce US$45 billion (NT$1.395 trillion) worth of investment projects in energy and infrastructure development.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Mainland China's central bank announced Sunday it would cut the level of funds that commercial banks must hold in reserve by one percentage point, the second such move this year to boost lending.
The most prominent of five recently released mainland Chinese women's rights activists feels her dedication to the cause has grown stronger after spending 37 days in detention with interrogators who blew smoke onto her face and insulted her sexual orientation, her girlfriend and her lawyer said., 1 Comment
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Way back in 1999, before he became China's prime minister, Wen Jiabao warned that water scarcity posed one of the greatest threats to the "survival of the nation."
A method for detecting toxins through the reactions of fish embryos has won Chinese company Vitargent International a top prize for inventions, organizers said Friday.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
China is rapidly building an airstrip on an artificial island in disputed South China Sea waters, recent satellite pictures show, potentially ramping up tensions with several Southeast Asian neighbors.
A Hong Kong pro-democracy protester apparently assaulted by police -- in a beating captured on video -- slammed the authorities Friday for failing to charge his attackers and demanded they are officially identified.