Sunday, January 18, 2015
Chinese mourners Saturday marked the 10th anniversary of the death of ousted Communist leader Zhao Ziyang under tight surveillance by the authorities, which the reformer's top aide derided as “a mockery of the rule of law.”
A popular piece of street art destroyed by Hong Kong authorities has been remade and is expected to fetch more than HK$1.5 million (US$192,000) at a Sotheby's auction next week.
Saturday, January 17, 2015
A Chinese couple selling fruit on the street accidentally ran over and killed their 4-year-old son while trying to avoid city enforcement officers, state media reported Friday, prompting outrage online.
China diagnosed 104,000 new cases of HIV/AIDS in 2014, media reported Friday, highlighting growth in infections in the country despite a comparatively low overall rate.
China's ruling Communist Party said Friday it has put the deputy chief of the country's top intelligence agency under investigation, the latest high-ranking figure probed in a much-publicized corruption crackdown.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Rising smartphone star Xiaomi is moving upmarket and taking aim at Apple's iPhone.
Regulators are promising changes in China's taxi industry following strikes by drivers in at least seven major cities over complaints about low pay, high charges imposed by taxi companies and competition from ride-hailing apps.
Pollution levels soared in Beijing on Thursday to readings more than 20 times WHO recommended limits, as an annual bout of intense smog returned to haunt the Chinese capital despite government vows to address the plague.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Zhou Yongkang (周永康) and Bo Xilai (薄熙來), two disgraced former top brass members of the Communist Party of China (CPC), had a conspiracy to do “something big” when they were still in power, according to the cover story of the latest issue of the Hong Kong-based Chinese-language Phoenix Weekly.
Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying warned Wednesday that demands for fully free elections risked “anarchy” as he pledged allegiance to Beijing and pro-democracy lawmakers staged a dramatic walk-out.