Chinese yuan, pegged to the dollar until not long ago, is turning into a global reserve currency.
Occupy Wall Street protests spread to four continents over the weekend, but China's involvement was conspicuously absent.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin left China Wednesday at the end of a two day visit lauding Chinese-Russian ties.
The US Senate passed a currency bill that would punish countries that subsidize their exports by maintaining an artificially low exchange rate. China called such a law a 'lose-lose' for both sides.
China has successfully launched the first component to build its own space station, indicating that it is closing the gap with the big space powers such as the US and Russia.
In an effort to maintain ties with the US ahead of a major shift in China's leadership, China's response on a multimillion dollar arms sale to Taiwan, a normally divisive subject, appears muted.
Carry his own luggage and wait in line at the Great Wall? Gary Locke, the first Chinese-American ambassador to China, has won the public's heart with humble acts that are rarely seen among Chinese officials.
Eager not to be forgotten as a claimant in the South China Sea, as it was in July when China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations agreed to confidence-building guidelines, Taiwan plans to set up an ocean research center and share its findings with others.
Fears that the Chinese sources outed in WikiLeaks might be viewed and treated as spies appear to be unfounded.
The 2011 Hurun Rich List identified 271 dollar billionaires in mainland China, up from 189 last year.
Back to school in China, as around the world, is rarely something that kids look forward to. Some schools in China are trying to shake up the first day by bringing in celebrities or ancient traditions.
The Surmang Foundation is training community health workers on the remote Tibetan plateau, where small advances can mean the difference between life and death.
Last week's China train crash, which killed some 40 people, has reinforced a sense of unease with the pace of the nation's development.
China accused a Muslim separatist group that they say trained in Pakistan for a series of weekend attacks in Xinjiang. Locals counter that the violence is homegrown.
In cities across China, trash scavengers are more prevalent than recycling trucks. Low environmental awareness has led to mounting trash woes in major urban areas.
After years of denials, China admits its Three Gorges project is destabilizing land around the 400-mile-long reservoir, prompting calls for more costly resettlements.
Online messages allowed Chinese to learn quickly about an accident involving two new high-speed trains. The public has reacted furiously to a lack of transparency about the cause.
Recent South China Sea skirmishes between China and other Asian nations dominated US Admiral Mike Mullen's four-day visit to China.
A propaganda film released in time for the anniversary of China's Communist Party isn't going down well with the public, despite rave reviews in the official media.
China's Communist Party has transformed from the secretive, illegal revolutionary force that it was 90 years ago to a political party at the helm of a rapidly changing China.
Breaking six decades of tension, China hopes allowing solo travelers to Taiwan will advance its goal of political unification, while Taiwanese see the prospect as a boon to the economy.
A US-China military rivalry may be behind China's recent aggressiveness in the South China Sea. On Sunday, Vietnam claims China cut the underwater cables of one of its survey ships.
The day after a Chinese man set off bombs in local government buildings and killed himself, Chinese internet users said they understand his frustration – and his actions.