Saturday, July 4, 2015
The United States and China want to increase cooperation in fighting wildlife trafficking and are working to end commercial ivory trading, a U.S. Cabinet secretary said Friday.
Friday, July 3, 2015
A prominent Chinese lesbian couple held a simple ceremony Thursday to announce their informal marriage, in their latest effort to push for legalization of same-sex unions in China.
A 3,000-meter airstrip Beijing is building on a reef in disputed waters in the South China Sea, where tensions are mounting with its neighbors, is "nearly complete," a U.S. think tank said.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang made a long-awaited pledge to curb carbon emissions during a trip to France Tuesday in which a Chinese company also inked an US$18 billion (16.1 billion euros) deal with Airbus.
China passed a wide-ranging new national security law Wednesday, expanding its legal reach over the Internet and even outer space as concerns grow about ever-tighter limits on rights.
Shanghai shares closed down more than five percent on Wednesday, resuming their downward trajectory a day after recording their biggest gains in more than six years.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
China's ruling Communist Party recruited almost 15 percent fewer new members last year amid hopes that better-qualified candidates will expand its guiding role in Chinese society.
The creation of the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is a bigger coup for Beijing than its hosting of the 2008 Olympics, state-run media said Tuesday after 50 countries signed its legal framework.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong, the teenage face of the city's pro-democracy protests, was assaulted in the street with his girlfriend in an attack he said Monday sent a "chill to my heart."