A Chinese military source told the South China Morning Post that Beijing would reclaim land, and could build a runway, on disputed Scarborough Shoal.
Experts say Beijing could use its planned floating nuclear reactors to power defense facilities on islands in the South China Sea.
Ahead of the opening of its first theme park in mainland China in June, Disney says its Shanghai menu will “respect Chinese diet.”
Investor George Soros said the country’s credit-fueled development bore a resemblance to the situation in the U.S. at the start of the financial crisis.
Parents protested at the Health Ministry over a vaccine scandal, while state media reported that local government failings at a high school site led to some 500 students getting sick.
Parts of China are saddled with millions of unsold apartments, while major cities are facing a growing property bubble. Can the government strike the right balance and maintain growth?
China has introduced new guidelines on death penalty for officials found guilty of corruption, as President Xi Jinping deepens his anti-graft campaign.
Prices in 70 cities rose an average of 4.9 percent in March from 12 months ago, but prices still fell in 29 cities, with unsold inventory a major problem.
A first-quarter rise of 6.7 percent was the weakest since 2009 — but analysts see signs of stabilization ahead.
The possible murder of Hilary Bower across the border in southern China is adding to concerns in a city already shaken by "disappearances" of booksellers critical of Beijing.
Seasonal factors may have played a part, but analysts see tentative signs of stabilization in China’s economy, though recovery remains fragile.
Chinese steelmakers lost $10 billion last year, as the industry grapples with overcapacity and accusations of dumping.
A 21.6 percent drop in land sales in 2015 added to problems for China’s local governments, while half of major developers saw profits fall.
In a boost to the world’s second-largest economy, the service sector grew faster than expected in March, but employment fell for the first time since August 2013.
Beijing blocked references to claims that senior officials’ families had offshore accounts, and accused Western media of political motives.
Official data showed the country’s manufacturing sector rebounded into positive territory, with export orders rising, but experts warned that it's too early to say the country's economic troubles...
China backed the toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea after its recent nuclear test, but doubts remain about Beijing’s attitude.
A top Chinese research institute said in a new research that the proportion of working age people is expected to fall from 66 percent in 2015 to under 57 percent by 2030.
Analysts said Dongbei Steel’s default highlights challenges for China's heavy industry — and may also show a new willingness to let struggling state firms go under.
The move was seen as helping to create a more efficient, less corrupt military — though analysts said it could face some resistance.