Saturday, November 29, 2014
Chinese authorities say in a six-month report card on their security crackdown in Xinjiang that they busted 115 terrorist gangs before they could unleash violence. But tallies of death tolls in the ethnically tense region suggest the violence has continued, and may even have intensified.
China is mandating soccer courses at more and more schools to raise the level of the game and bolster its ambitions as a power in global sport, state media reported Friday.
Two prominent Chinese political activists went on trial Friday for helping to organize small-scale protests against censorship, their lawyer said, the latest prosecution in a deepening government crackdown on dissent.
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.