According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Public Security, 165 online accounts were closed for violating rules.
Skittish markets are awaiting factory and service sector activity surveys from the world's 2nd-second largest economy.
For the first time in China's modern history, the national legislature introduced a "debt ceiling" for local govts.
More than 2,500 people have died making the crossing in 2015, not including those feared drowned off Libya in the last 24 hrs.
Premier Li said the Chinese economy was operating within an appropriate range.
China's anti-graft agency said it is probing the former chairman of Wuhan Iron and Steel.
Vice-Chair Stanley Fischer thinks the persistently low inflation will be back in the 2% range.
The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index climbing 4.82% to close at 3,232.35 points.
Jocelyn Chey says that in the 70 years since the end of the Pacific War, the people of Asia have taken charge of their own dest...
Raymond So says that because more SAR people are traveling overseas the risk of them getting into difficulties is increasing, p...
In the first half of this year, Internet lending hit 300.6 billion yuan, more than the total 252.8 billion yuan for the whole of 2014.
Despite the slumps in the stock markets of many countries, the global economic situation is improving, albeit slowly.
It is a great relief that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and the Republic of Korea reached a deal on Tuesday to ease the ten...
For more than 10 years, John Ng has been diving in the waters around Hong Kong and overseas creating amazing snapshots of the extraordinary sea life and animals underneath.
In this episode of Hong Kong Enquirer Andrea Deng looks into the murky world of organic food.
Every city has areas that shine for a few decades and then fade away but none so visible as Shantou.
According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Public Security, 165 online accounts were closed for violations.
China will use more policy weapons to achieve its growth targets for the year, said Premier Li Keqiang.
China's top legislature has adopted an amendment to the Criminal Law removing the death penalty for nine crimes.
The crime of sex with underage prostitutes was reclassified as rape and commutation for most corrupt criminals was ruled out.
Beijing, Shenzhen and Shanghai tempt the brightest and the best in the world of high-tech startups.
Xu Fengxiang is a legend in Chinese ecological circles, and has been credited with safeguarding and saving one of the country's most fragile ecosystems.
Yan Baohang was one of China's most effective wartime intelligence agents and a trusted adviser to the Nationalist government, despite being a covert Communist. Today, this secretive man is remembered for an intervention that helped to bring Japan's occupation of China to an end.
The Hong Kong Tramways boss may have found the winning formula to balance history and nostalgia with the demands of modern transport.
People from all walks of life took part in various activities across HK to mark the 70th anniversary of the victory in the war of resistance against Japanese aggression.
Stocks on the mainland surged in the final hour of trade on Friday, marking the second day of rallies.
The central government’s Hong Kong affairs office expressed its hope for unity among different sectors and political groups in the city.
Roy Liu captures the spirit of a folk tradition observed on HK’s streets to keep one’s departed ancestors happy and entertained in their afterlives.
Jungman Kim, renowned South Korean photographer offered a tiny glimpse into the dedication and endurance needed to achieve world acclaim in photography.
Even as Hong Kong gears up to celebrate the 70th anniversary of liberation from Japanese occupation, some of the relics of the city’s terrible trial — which local historians feel are worthy of a world heritage status — lie in utter neglect.
Protesters have gathered outside Japan's parliament to oppose security legislation in one of this summer's biggest rallies.
An air strike by a Saudi-led coalition killed around 30 civilians working at a bottling plant in Yemeni province of Hajjah.
The fire killed two people and injured 105 others of various nationalities, including some who are in a critical condition.
China major stock indexes fell more than 3% in early trade, after showing some signs of steadying the week before.
China's top legislature on Saturday imposed a ceiling of 16 trillion yuan (US$2.51 trillion) for local government debt in 2015.
Asian stocks sagged after top Federal Reserve officials kept the door open for an interest rate hike in September.
There is growing concern over the level of commitment to the AEC, especially for a relatively new government saddled with rising protectionist and nationalist sentiment.
The fate of Indonesia’s forested landscapes will heavily influence the future prospects of many species, humans included.
Service is one of the most integral traditions of gurdwaras, where people from all walks of life pour in to assist.
Chinese athletes have cast off the shadow of star hurdler Liu Xiang's retirement to restate the country's challenge to world powers in track and field.
Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova withdrew from the U.S. Open on Sunday due to a leg injury.
Although FC Barcelona and Real Madrid both won their respective games in the second round of matches of the BBVA Primera Liga, a little piece of history was made this weekend in Spain.
Juwai.com may not be a household name in Australia, Europe or the United States, but in China it is the “must-go-to” site when looking for property overseas.
Media mogul Denise Tjokrosaputro attributes her success to a crucial factor that defined her early life.
Pakistan industry body chief hopes to win waves of fresh investment in order to revive economy, with Chinese ties to play a key role.
Over the past 30 years, Chin, 64, has gained the reputation of a fervent promoter of Taiwan's contemporary theater scene. He is known for his sophisticated acting and can easily lose himself in whatever roles he plays.
The BBC's three-episode experiment with Chinese-style teaching did not so much set off the spark as fan the flame, which is the intermittent and often heated discourse on the merits, or more accurately lack thereof, of the traditional way of Chinese education.
A US$1.54 million masterpiece by an 17th century Italian artist was back on display after a 12-year-old boy tripped, fell and punched a hole in the canvass.
A park in Victoria has signed up Patrick the wombat to a dating service in honor of the furry bachelor turning 30 years old this weekend.
Tossed into the North Sea sometime between 1904 and 1906 by researchers, the bottle was found on a German beach by a couple in April.
Hong Kong's testing and certification industry is set to play a bigger role on the Chinese mainland market.
Inspired by China’s Belt and Road Initiative, the Global Tourism Economy Forum embarked on a Pacific Alliance mission, starting a virtuous cycle of events to create momentum in driving exchange, multilateral cooperation and economic growth in global tourism.