TV anchor held in anti-corruption drive

A prominent television presenter at China’s state broadcaster known for his nationalist commentary has been detained, in a sign that the country’s anti- corruption campaign is reaching deeper into the

Chinese man accused of hacking into US computers

U.S. authorities have charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into the computer systems of U.S. companies with large defense contracts, including Boeing, to steal data on military projects, including some

China tells reporters to work within state media

Chinese regulators have banned the country's journalists from sharing information they have obtained on the job with overseas media or publishing it in any venue, such as blogging sites, outside

MOST OF THE PASSENGERS WERE FROM CHINA | 3 people injured in US bus crash

Three people injured when a bus carrying mostly Chinese tourists flipped on its side while traveling through Grand Teton National Park remained in the hospital yesterday. Two people were being treated

Xi’s Latin American visit to expand ties: experts

Xi will visit the four countries at the invitation of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Argentine President Cristina Kirchner, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Raul Castro, president of the Council of

Chinese firm buys UK’s Pizza Express chain

Pizza Express, one of Britain's best-known chain restaurants, has been sold to a Chinese private equity firm for about 900 million pounds (USD1.5 billion.) Gondola Group, which also owns other British

SOUTH CHINA SEA | US proposes construction freeze

The U.S. State Department proposed that Asian nations not build new outposts or expand existing ones in the South China Sea to help lower the risk of a conflict as

Report: Chinese hackers hit US personnel networks

Senior U.S. officials say the hackers gained access to some of the agency's databases in March before the threat was detected and blocked, the Times reported in an article posted

Kerry cites frank cyberhacking talks with China

Bradley Klapper & Louise Watt, Beijing U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday that the United States and China had a frank exchange on the issue of cyberhacking during this week's

US, China vow to improve cooperation

Bradley Klapper, Beijing The United States and China vowed yesterday to improve their economic and security cooperation, saying they wouldn't let persistent differences over maritime claims, cyberhacking and currency hamper a

Tibetan activist gets home arrest as Kerry arrives

Didi Tang, Beijing A well-known Tibetan writer said yesterday that she and her husband have been placed under house arrest in Beijing as China plays host to U.S. State Secretary John

Rejected! Yao Ming says no to wildlife trafficking

The former NBA star, a Chinese basketball icon, is working with top American and Chinese officials to stamp out global trade in endangered species and their parts. Yao, who retired from

China inflation eases to 2.3 percent in June

China's inflation rate eased to 2.3 percent in June as politically sensitive food prices softened, government data released yesterday showed. Inflation remains below the 3.5 percent annual target set by the

Auto sales cool in June

Car sales in China cooled in June, with domestic brands falling further behind their foreign rivals in the world's biggest auto market, an industry group reported yesterday. Passenger vehicle sales rose

Powers differ on global plan to cut emissions

Louise Watt, Beijing China and the United States took small steps toward their shared goal of fighting climate change yesterday, but the world's No. 1 and No. 2 carbon emitters remain

Finance minister Lou says it’s up to US to drive global economy

China's finance minister said that the country is not planning any new stimulus measures and it is up to the United States to drive the global economy. Lou Jiwei said that