China on Monday repeated its call for North Korea to free a Chinese fishing boat and crew seized earlier this month, and the boat’s owner voiced concern about the safety of the detained fishermen, in the latest episode to lay bare recent discord between the two governments. The Chinese Foreign Ministry revealed on Sunday that [...]
Three months after hackers working for a cyberunit of China’s People’s Liberation Army went silent amid evidence that they had stolen data from scores of American companies and government agencies, they appear to have resumed their attacks using different techniques, according to computer industry security experts and American officials. The Obama administration had bet that [...]
China’s Internet is brimming with disclosures of officials collecting bribes, homes and luxury accessories as casually as they do mistresses. But while the government tolerates such anti-corruption vigilantism, it is also extremely leery of the threat the Internet can pose to Communist Party rule. The Internet is the new tool in the fight against corruption [...]
India and China will study new ways to ease tensions along their ill-defined border, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday in his first foreign trip since taking office, which comes just weeks after a military stand-off between the Asian giants in the Himalayas. The number two in the Chinese leadership offered New Delhi a [...]
In an underground mall just a stone’s throw from the Chinese border with Macau, a row of 30 small shops with identical golden plaques does a brisk, though shadowy, trade with mainland Chinese visitors, many of them bound for the gambling hub. “Good rates. Better than the banks,” shout salesmen jostling to usher clients into [...]
Some Chinese investment projects, including those for airports, paper pulp factories and gas fields, will no longer need pre-approval from the nation’s economic planning agency. In all, 117 “approval items” can go ahead without authorization or be approved by local governments, according to a list published by the State Council on May 15. Premier Li [...]
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