Friday, November 28, 2014
China's version of Twitter, Weibo, has effectively banned users from promoting the country's most popular messaging app WeChat on its platform as the two Internet giants battle for users.
Hong Kong student protest leader Joshua Wong Thursday accused police of using violence against him during his arrest as authorities clashed with demonstrators at a flashpoint rally site.
At least 11 people were killed Thursday in the second deadly coal mine accident to hit China in two days, pointing to continuing safety issues in the industry despite a major decline in deaths among miners in recent years.
China is the new El Dorado for U.S. automakers looking to develop sales of their luxury brands, which globally are lagging behind German and Japanese competitors.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Hong Kong police arrested 11 more people in a second night of scuffles with demonstrators angry at having their 2-month-old pro-democracy protest camp in a volatile neighborhood shut down, officials said Thursday.
Hundreds of Hong Kong police Wednesday cleared a pro-democracy protest camp, arresting Joshua Wong and another student leader and reopening a main road blocked for almost two months.
A fire at a Chinese coal mine killed 26 workers early Wednesday, state media reported, the latest fatal incident to hit the accident-prone industry.
Seven students of a prominent scholar from China's Uighur minority have been tried in secret for separatism, a lawyer said Wednesday, after their professor lost an appeal against a life sentence for the same offence.
China has drafted its first national law against domestic violence, a move hailed by activists as a step forward in a country where abuse has long been sidelined as a private matter.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Hong Kong authorities began clearing a 2-month-old pro-democracy protest site in Mong Kok district Tuesday, risking confrontation with demonstrators in the neighborhood, a flashpoint for previous violent clashes with police and angry mobs.