Most of the components of the rocket’s wreckage were burned up and destroyed during the re-entry, Chinese officials said.
The economic fallout from the pandemic has heightened regional disparities in China, creating fresh incentives for people to leave the country’s industrial heartlands.
The world’s second-largest economy is rebalancing as consumer spending—the weak link so far in its post-coronavirus recovery—picks up steam, a burst of data suggests.
China’s government has provided billions of dollars in subsidies to state-owned companies to acquire Western manufacturing rivals and to build factories beyond its own borders. “They have an appetite for economic conquest.”
The country’s economy grew at a breakneck pace in the first quarter, but upbeat indicators belie the problems—such as weak consumer demand and tight credit—that small businesses face.
China’s antitrust watchdog is beefing up its senior ranks as authorities step up efforts to rein in powerful technology companies.
Official gauges across China’s economy fell short of expectations in April, hit in part by semiconductor shortages, suggesting that the economy’s strong pandemic bounceback is starting to lose some momentum.
The nation sent a core component of its new space station into orbit, marking a key milestone in China’s ambitions to establish a permanent presence in space.
The statistics bureau didn’t provide details, saying only that detailed data would be released in its coming once-a-decade census report.
Ms. Zhao is the first Chinese woman to win the Academy Award for best director, yet China’s state media, search engines and social-media censors erased news and accolades about the victory.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping has called for a rediscovery of the Communist Party’s history as it prepares to mark the 100th anniversary of its founding.
In a high-profile speech, the Chinese leader rejected “unilateralism pursued by certain countries” and promoted the U.N. and WTO, and didn’t name the U.S.
The demonstrator drew wide sympathy on the internet after videos showed her being dragged away after climbing atop a Tesla Model 3 sedan at the Shanghai auto show and shouting allegations about faulty brakes.
A Hong Kong judge sentenced newspaper publisher Jimmy Lai to 14 months in jail after he was convicted on charges related to his involvement in two large but peaceful protests in 2019.
China reported record on the year growth of 18.3% in the first three months of 2021, but the more telling figure might be the sluggish 0.6% expansion compared with the quarter before.
China’s economy surged 18.3% in the first quarter from a year earlier, a record rate of growth that reflected the recovery from a deep coronavirus-induced trough in early 2020.
China has been scrutinizing data on the vaccine from Germany’s BioNTech as pressure mounts to expand beyond the country’s own roster of shots.
Hong Kong marked National Security Education Day with speeches warning against dissent and a police detail goose-stepping in the locked-knee marching style of the Chinese military.
As China’s Communist Party revs up its 100th-birthday plans, it is celebrating a new addition to its list of accomplishments: the production of a genuinely popular patriotic TV drama.
The solar industry is rethinking where to source critical materials in an effort to avoid any connection to alleged forced labor and human-rights abuses of Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang.