China Names New Finance Minister to Replace Veteran Lou Jiwei

China has replaced veteran reformer Lou Jiwei with a new finance minister who’ll be tasked with juggling fiscal stimulus and efforts to rein in excess leverage in the world’s second-largest economy. Xiao Jie, previously a senior aide to Premier Li ... ( read original story ...)

China says it must intervene to stop Hong Kong separatism

... in a statement that Beijing could not afford to do nothing in the face of challenges in Hong Kong to China's authority, the official Xinhua News Agency reported late Saturday. The dispute in Hong Kong centres on a provocative display of anti-China ... ( read original story ...)

China pledges 18-per cent carbon emissions cut by 2020

BEIJING — China has announced a plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions over the next several years, while capping coal consumption and increasing the use of non-fossil fuels. Under the plan, by 2020, the level of carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP ... ( read original story ...)

China says it must act to deter Hong Kong separatism

BEIJING – China's top legislative panel has said Beijing must intervene in a Hong Kong political dispute to deter advocates of independence for the city, calling such acts a threat to national security. The official Xinhua News Agency reported late ... ( read original story ...)

China launches $11 billion fund for Central, Eastern Europe

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has set up a 10 billion euro ($11.15 billion)investment fund to finance projects in Central and Eastern Europe, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Shanghai:601398.SS - News) (HKSE:1398.HK - News) said in a statement issued ... ( read original story ...)

China Announces Plan to Curb Carbon Emissions

China has announced a plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions over the next several years, while capping coal consumption and increasing the use of non-fossil fuels. Under the plan, by 2020, the level of carbon dioxide emissions per unit of GDP will be 18 ... ( read original story ...)

China Launches Heavy-Lift Long March 5 Rocket for 1st Time

Credit: China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation China's powerful new heavy-lift rocket soared on its maiden flight today (Nov. 3), bringing the nation one step closer to building its own space station in Earth orbit. The Long March 5 rocket ... ( read original story ...)

Baidu, China Unicom partner to promote artificial intelligence

A signing ceremony is held between Chinese Internet giant Baidu and leading telecom company China Unicom on Wednesday. [Photo: weibo.com] Chinese Internet giant Baidu inked a strategic partnership with leading telecom company China Unicom on Wednesday with ... ( read original story ...)