This week will be a big one for China watchers as the People’s Liberation Army holds a massive parade on Thursday in Beijing to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Japanese surrender during World War II.The parade comes the sameShow More Summary
Chinese stocks are down 40 percent since June, and the government is rounding up journalists and financial executives who supposedly caused the market to dip. Chinese authorities arrested nearly 200 people over the weekend for spreading information that allegedly instigated the market fluctuation. Show More Summary
Another huge explosion has erupted in China, this time in the eastern city of Dongying, according to Chinese state-run newspaper The People's Daily: Breaking: A blast seen and heard in a chemical industry zone in Lijin, Dongying City of Shandong around 23:25 Mon. Show More Summary
The incident came just weeks after huge explosions rocked the city of Tianjin, killing at least 139 people.
A Chinese financial journalist "confessed" on state TV on Sunday to an allegation that he caused a fall in stock prices due a controversial story published at a "sensitive time." See also: China just punished 197 people for spreading...Show More Summary
The deadly chemical blast in the Chinese port of Tianjin was a preventable catastrophe in which more than 100 people lost their lives thanks in part to what looks like the political connections of the warehouse’s owners and althoughShow More Summary
``Chinese authorities have punished 197 people for spreading rumours online about the recent stock market crash and fatal explosions in Tianjin, according to state news agency Xinhua.'' -- See also Families of China's 'disappeared' say country is a place of 'fear and panic'.
BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - A senior Chinese leader praised the people of Taiwan for their contribution to winning World War Two on Monday, as a former senior Taiwan official arrived for a military parade which has sparked controversy on the self-ruled democratic island.
Chinese authorities said they punished nearly 200 people for spreading online rumors in connection with recent major news events, in a government crackdown on politically sensitive discourse.
BEIJING (Reuters) - People whose apartments were damaged in explosions in the northeastern Chinese port city of Tianjin can sell their homes to a group of property developers or choose to have the government renovate them, the official Xinhua news agency said.
Remember back in 2009, and a bit thereafter (pdf), when so many people were praising China’s very activist, multi-trillion fiscal stimulus? Yet some of us at the time insisted this would only push off and deepen China’s adjustment problems. There was already excess capacity and high debt and favored state-owned industries, and the stimulus was […]
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President Xi added that the Olympic Winter Games would contribute to the social and economic development of China and its people. He said it would “promote snow and ice sports not just to China’s 1.3 billion people but to the whole world.”...Show More Summary
Thai police have arrested a foreign man with a Turkish passport that they suspect of being involved in the Bangkok bombing 12 days ago that killed 20 people, including 7 Chinese. The arrest further fuels speculation that the attack was a retaliation for Thailand's deportation of Uighur asylum seekers back to China last month. [ more › ]
A lot of people rag on Chinese tourists. In many ways they've replaced Americans as the "dreaded" tourists. I think it's largely a function of many Chinese tourists not being very experienced with visiting other countries, so they're not as aware of cultural norms. Show More Summary
Wang Sicong, the son of the richest man in China, did an incredibly frank interview with the BBC for its three-part documentary on Chinese youth. We caught the interview via Shanghaiist. He said that for people in his generation, escaping...Show More Summary
John Richard Cookson China, Asia Be worried about the people as well as the president. On Monday, China’s Shanghai Composite Index dropped 8.5 percent, the largest percentage fall since the financial crisis hit in 2007. Hours earlier...Show More Summary
Photo: People’s Daily A Chinese shipyard welder name Wang Liansheng has spent the last year constructing a life-size replica of the Transformer Bumblebee for his son, who is a fan of the movies." />
Donald Trump has complicated feelings about Asian people, but he made one thing clear at an Iowa campaign speech on Tuesday night: he doesn't respect them. Bemoaning a supposed lack of tact among Japanese and Chinese businesspeople,Show More Summary
Chinese prosecutors detained 11 government officials on Thursday — all are being blamed for the explosion in Tianjin earlier this month that killed at least 139 people and could lead to more than $1.5 billion in insurance claims. The president of Tianjin Port, two of his subordinates, and current and retired officials in... More »