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Six people have been hospitalized and hundreds of firefighters deployed to battle a blaze sparked by an explosion at a plant in southern China that produces the toxic chemical paraxylene, officials said Tuesday.
Foreigners continue to head to China in search of work. It may not be as easy as is used to be, say some foreigners, citing tighter visa policies, a rising class of well-trained local workers and a less-welcoming vibe in general.
How does the world’s fifth-largest smartphone maker- five-year-old Xiaomi cultivate fans?
Five-year-old Xiaomi has achieved this success partly by making its customers feel part of an exclusive club, such as by throwing parties for them every few weeks across China.
The U.S. is deeply concerned about China’s behavior in the South China Sea and its cyber activities, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday as he headed for security meetings in the region.
Texas geologist Xue Feng emerged from over seven years in Chinese prison on Friday feeling gratitude -- not grievance -- about a chilling ordeal where he was pegged as a thief of national secrets.
Former Chinese security czar Zhou Yongkang has now been formally charged with bribery and abuse of power, in what appears to be yet another triumph in President Xi Jinping’s strategy to go after “tigers and flies”. But a number of signs suggest that Xi’s strategy is beginning to show its age, writes CRT analyst Russell Moses.
Beijing now has its eyes on yet another elite grouping – the IMF’s Special Drawing Rights – an exclusive collection of global currencies that form a special reserve asset.
After cracking down on unlicensed foreign TV dramas, China’s media regulators are setting their sights on cartoons.
Prosecutors have charged China’s powerful former security chief with bribery, abuse of power and leaking state secrets, formalizing Communist Party accusations against the most senior figure yet to fall in Beijing’s sweeping corruption crackdown.
Xian-Ping Lu left his job as director of research at drug maker Galderma R&D in Princeton, N.J., to co-found a biotech company to develop new medicines in his native China.
Will China’s smoggy capital be picked to host the 2022 Winter Olympics? Inspectors from the International Olympic Committee recently wrapped up a visit to evaluate Beijing’s joint bid with the nearby city of Zhangjiakou. CompetitionShow More Summary
China is tightening control over the loosely regulated world of Chinese e-commerce, a booming sector that has created behemoths such as Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
As China tries to overhaul its healthcare system, one issue that could undermine the process is its doctors’ lack of professionalism, according to an article published Wednesday in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine.
China has unveiled a bank insurance deposit plan,but economists say getting banks to stop believing in that implicit guarantee could be tough.
French industrial gas supplier Air Liquide SA are hoping the world’s biggest market for passenger cars, China, will become a major market for hydrogen-powered cars.
The U.S. website, GitHub, heavily frequented by coders and other technorati reported on Wednesday that it was operating normally for the first time in several days after attacks blamed on China.
For Americans adopting abroad, the wait for a healthy Chinese baby may take several years, as China began encouraging domestic adoption and implementing stricter regulations for foreigners to qualify to adopt.
China official gauge of factory activity edged higher in March, offering up a modest sign of improvement in the manufacturing sector of the world’s second largest economy. Economists give their take on what it all means.
Faced with a new threat from China—this time at sea—Vietnam’s outgunned and outnumbered military is falling back on a similar tactic: It’s hiding underwater.