China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. warned authorities in China two years ago that urbanization was hampering repair work on a crude oil pipeline in the eastern city of Qingdao. A blast last week at the pipe killed 55 people.
The mission for the near-dozen Communists sitting round a table at a Beijing ministry was explicit: criticize their boss, who was present. Party cadres carefully recorded their comments as they spoke, in an echo of sessions held decades ago under Chairman Mao Zedong’s direction.
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology , Asia’s top-ranked graduate school of business, and three rivals are uniting to raise their visibility in the U.S., Canada and Europe, aiming to attract more Western candidates to Asia to earn MBA degrees.
More than half the 222,990 participants in a Hong Kong mock election rejected all three candidates who are competing to be the city’s chief executive in a ballot today, Radio Television Hong Kong reported, citing Hong Kong University.
Researchers at the University of Hong Kong have discovered a drug that kills the influenza A virus and a compound that suppresses infection, the South China Morning Post reported, citing the research’s principal investigator, Professor Yuen Kwok-yung.
Chinese Communist Party leaders agreed to investigate retired Politburo Standing Committee member Zhou Yongkang on corruption allegations, the South China Morning Post reported, citing people it didn’t identify.
Hong Kong, the world’s most expensive home market, will not ease its real-estate curbs until there’s a steady supply of new properties as the government seeks to address concerns that it favors developers.
Lying in a Beijing military hospital in 1990, General Wang Zhen told a visitor he felt betrayed. Decades after he risked his life fighting for an egalitarian utopia, the ideals he held as one of Communist China’s founding fathers were being undermined by the capitalist ways of his children -- business leaders in finance, aviation and computers.