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    China insists on right to choose candidates for HK leaderChina insisted Sunday that candidates for Hong Kong's next leader must be screened in advance, triggering tears and fury in the former British colony where democracy advocates said they would occupy the financial district. The standing committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's rubber-stamp parliament, decided that the city's next chief executive will be elected by popular vote ...

    China slams door shut on full Hong Kong democracy in 2017 voteBy Michael Martina and James Pomfret BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's parliament said on Sunday it will tightly control the nomination of candidates for a landmark election in Hong Kong in 2017, a move likely to trigger mass protests in the city's Central business district by disappointed democracy activists. The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) said it had ...

    China's Xi urges army to create strategy for information warfareChinese President Xi Jinping has said China will spur military innovation and called on the army to create a new strategy for "information warfare" as the country embarks on military reform, state media said on Saturday. Xi heads the Central Military Commission, which controls the 2.3-million-strong armed forces, the world's largest, and is stepping up efforts to modernize forces that are ...

    China graft watchdog probes another executive at Chinese car makerChina's anti-graft watchdog has said it is investigating a former senior executive at FAW Group Corp. for corruption, the latest target in a widening probe against the company. State-owned FAW has a joint venture with Volkswagen AG. The joint venture is one of the two car-making ventures the German automaker has in China. An Dewu, FAW's former deputy general manager, was investigated for ...

    China: No open nominations for Hong Kong leaderBEIJING (AP) — China's legislature on Sunday ruled against allowing open nominations in elections for Hong Kong's leader, saying it would create a "chaotic society" in a decision that promises to ignite political tensions in the Asian financial hub.

    China warns U.S.: Stop spy flightsChina has warned the United States to end military surveillance flights near Chinese territory, refuting claims that a Chinese jet made several "dangerous" and "unprofessional" passes at a U.S. Navy plane last week.

    China slams door on Hong Kong democracyChina's parliament said on Sunday it will tightly control the nomination of candidates for a landmark election in Hong Kong in 2017.

    China rules out open Hong Kong pollChina rules out open nominations for the next Hong Kong leadership election, in a move that has dismayed pro-democracy activists.

    China warns foreign powers on Hong KongChina has warned against any foreign interference ahead of a crucial ruling on the city's political future on Sunday.

    China Southern Swings to Loss on Forex Fluctuation ImpactChina Southern Airlines Co. (1055) , the country’s largest airline by passengers carried, posted a first-half net loss after suffering the sharpest foreign-exchange loss among the three biggest Chinese carriers.


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