Thursday, August 21, 2014
A Chinese state-run newspaper on Wednesday called on Beijing to “teach Canberra a lesson” after Australian tycoon and politician Clive Palmer labeled the Communist government “mongrels” who “shoot their own people” in a televised tirade., 1 Comment
China has fined 10 Japanese auto parts firms a total of more than US$200 million for price-fixing, authorities said Wednesday, in what state media called the biggest-ever penalty for violating the anti-monopoly law.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Pope Francis on Monday expressed his desire to travel to China, “even tomorrow,” but urged that the Catholic Church there be allowed to do its “job.”
A Chinese blogger who made a groveling apology on state television after being detained for “publishing false stories” has been released from custody, police said Tuesday, citing his “good attitude.”
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Russian army helicopters have landed in northern China to take part in multinational anti-terrorism drills, underscoring continuing close ties between Beijing and Moscow despite tensions with the West over Ukraine.
China's government said Monday it has concluded Mercedes-Benz violated anti-monopoly law and charged excessive prices for parts, adding to a growing number of global automakers snared in an investigation of the industry.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Thousands protested in Hong Kong Sunday against plans by pro-democracy activists to paralyze the city center with a mass sit-in unless China grants acceptable electoral reforms.
The Qinghai-Tibet Railway has formally opened its Lhasa-Shigatse track to passengers. With the inauguration of the 253-kilometer track on Friday, the high-elevation railway has reached closer to Nepal. “We plan to extend the line up to Kerung in the long run,” said Yang Chu Lin, an official at the Shigatse Railway Service.
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Police arrested seven people in northwest China allegedly involved in a scheme that forced school children to donate blood, state media reported.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
China on Friday published a draft of long-awaited property registration rules, a move expected to stabilise the real-estate market and help crack down on corruption.