China

President Xi, civil servants get salary hike

BEIJING — China has raised salaries for public employees sharply this year, after they had been frozen for years and after government officials had been leaving their jobs...

Gallery: China wants travel tantrums in the news

China wants travel tantrums in the news

Last Monday, West Air flight PN6272 was taxiing to the gate at Jiangbei Airport in Chongqing, China, when a passenger decided, for no discernible reason, to open an emergency...

HK creates cadet group modelled after PLA

HONG KONG — Hong Kong has inaugurated a student cadet group that will practise foot drills from China’s People’s Liberation Army and wear similar uniforms, as almost three...

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