The Chinese legislature has amended a draft law on international non-governmental organisations to give them special permission to set up branches in China, after an earlier draft sparked concerns of a crackdown.
Two Japanese Cabinet ministers have visited a Tokyo shrine that honors the country's war dead including convicted war criminals, a day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held brief talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Chinese President Xi Jinping told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday that China would push for a "fair and balanced" nuclear agreement, a day after talks resumed between Iran and the European Union.
Pakistan media today hailed the launch of the ambitious USD 46-billion economic corridor with China as "game-changer", as they gave extensive coverage to Chinese President Xi Jinping's maiden visit to the country.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering on Tuesday to a controversial Tokyo shrine for war dead, a senior spokesman said, a day before he hopes to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a leaders` summit in Jakarta.
China ordered its military on Tuesday to build barracks as simply and economically as possible and avoid using ostentatious or imported building materials, as part of a broader crackdown on graft and excess.
Terming Pakistan an "all weather" friend, China today said their ties will be a "shining example" for other neighbouring countries even as Chinese President Xi Jinping, who was expected to visit Islamabad for the National Day parade, gave it a miss.
An official Chinese newspaper provided unusual details on Wednesday of the "repentance letters" officials sometimes write after being accused of corruption, shining a light on the murky process the government employs to fight a deep-seated problem.
Amid reports that 16 more generals were facing anti-corruption probe, China's annual Parliament will convene tomorrow and is likely to be overshadowed by the unprecedented campaign against corruption initiated by President Xi Jinping that has netted some top officials.
The world`s gambling capital Macau saw its first annual decline in casino revenues in 2014, figures showed Friday, with a corruption crackdown by the Chinese government ending a decade of booming growth for the industry.
Hong Kong authorities arrested several pro-democracy activists on Monday as they cleared the last of three protest sites, marking the closure of demonstration camps in the city that have blocked streets for more than two months.
The United States and China on Wednesday announced an action plan on greenhouse emissions as part of a "historic" pact that was acclaimed by climate scientists but denounced by US Republicans as a job-killer.
Chinese defence officials are meeting a Japanese delegation in Beijing this week for informal talks on preventing simmering territorial disputes from erupting into armed conflict, the talks` host said Monday.
Congress on Tuesday demanded a judicial probe into allegation that employees of northeast origin were asked to stay away during Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to a city hotel last week, saying the IB investigation ordered by the government was nothing but a "cover up".
Days after he returned from a visit to India, Chinese President Xi Jinping has directed the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to be combat ready to win a "regional war" while also demanding "absolute loyalty" from PLA's top brass.