Monday, October 13, 2014
A Chinese scholar and rights advocate who founded an influential non-governmental think tank has been detained on the criminal charge of provoking troubles, his lawyer said Sunday.
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Sunday arrived in Moscow for talks with President Vladimir Putin as Russia is struggling with its most pronounced isolation since the end of the Cold War.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Chinese authorities are urging officials who have fled abroad to avoid corruption charges to turn themselves in before Dec. 1 in exchange for leniency or face stiffer punishment.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Two members of a Chinese cult group were sentenced to death and another to life imprisonment for beating a woman to death in a McDonald's outlet after they unsuccessfully tried to recruit her into their "all-powerful spirit" cult.
China's Premier Li Keqiang met German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday for the year's third top-level talks between the Asian and European export powers despite growing disquiet over human rights and business rules.
China strongly criticized a U.S. human rights report Friday that describes tightening restrictions against rights advocates, religious organizations and other members of Chinese civil society.
China's top court is putting pressure on Internet service providers to provide the personal details of Web users suspected of “rights violations,” state media said Friday.
Thousands of pro-democracy supporters took to Hong Kong's streets Friday night after protest leaders implored them to dig in for the long haul following the collapse of talks with the government.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Crunch talks between Hong Kong democracy protesters and the government were called off Thursday just hours after demonstrators vowed to ratchet up their occupation of key parts of the city if their demands were not met.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared victory after a 15-month-long austerity campaign that cut US$8.6 billion in public spending, state media said, as he pledged not to relent against official corruption., 1 Comment