Saturday, December 20, 2014
China's gross domestic product (GDP) turned out to be 3.4 percent larger last year than originally announced, the government said Friday after a national survey — a revision equal to about the size of Malaysia's economy.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) strengthened its support Thursday for China in a final ruling in a dispute over punitive duties imposed by the United States on a range of Chinese products.
A Chinese psychological clinic was ordered Friday to pay compensation to a gay man who sued it for administering electric shocks intended to make him heterosexual, in what is believed to be China's first case involving so-called conversion therapy.
The wife of a prominent Chinese human rights lawyer arrested in June has written an open letter to President Xi Jinping pleading for his release, voicing concern over the “inhuman torture” he faced in prison.
Hong Kong property tycoon Thomas Kwok and the government's former deputy leader Rafael Hui were found guilty of corruption Friday in a blockbuster trial that shocked a city known for clean governance.
Friday, December 19, 2014
The plight of an 8-year-old Chinese boy with HIV, reportedly ordered to leave his village by 200 petitioners, sparked intense online soul-searching Thursday in a country where discrimination against sufferers remains rife.
A Chinese police officer who oversaw the case of a teenager wrongfully convicted of murder and executed in 1996 has been arrested in a case that has caught national attention, the official Xinhua News Agency said Thursday.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang met central and eastern European leaders Tuesday in a summit to cement Beijing's plans for a new transport network to funnel exports into Europe.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Forced confessions through torture are not rare in China, state-run media said Tuesday, a rare admission of deep-seated flaws in the justice system after a teenager executed for murder 18 years ago was cleared.
China on Tuesday raised its official estimate of last year's gross domestic product, possibly moving closer to passing the United States as the biggest economy.