Sunday, November 24, 2013
Tokyo branded as “very dangerous” a move by Beijing Saturday to set up an “air defense identification zone” over an area that includes disputed islands controlled by Japan but claimed by China., 10 Comments
China's largest oil refiner Sinopec on Saturday apologized for explosions from a ruptured oil pipeline that killed 47 people and injured 136 others in one of the country's worst industrial accidents this year.
The Chinese government is allegedly the reason behind director Jia Zhangke's decision not to attend the 50th Golden Horse Awards ceremony on Saturday, according to local media reports.
The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), Taiwan's top China policy planning body, said Saturday that China should shelve the territorial dispute over the Diaoyutai Islands in the East China Sea and should not try to resolve the issue by military means.
Coming home for the Lunar New Year break is never an easy task for workers far away from home in China, let alone Taiwanese businessmen and their dependents who want to spend the holidays at home on the other side of the Taiwan Strait.
China is preparing for an armed conflict with Japan over the disputed Diaoyutai Islands, a Hong Kong military expert said Saturday after Beijing issued a map of an East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) that includes the disputed Diaoyutai Islands.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Leaked oil from a ruptured pipeline in an eastern Chinese port city exploded Friday, killing at least 35 people, injuring 166 and contaminating the sea in one the country's worst industrial accidents of the year, authorities said.
China has tested its first stealth combat drone, state media said Friday, citing online photos of an aircraft resembling a shrunken U.S. B2 bomber and hailing the advance toward Western-level technology.
Campaigners accused Beijing of stifling democracy in Hong Kong Friday after a senior mainland official said any future leader of the city must not challenge China.
Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to promote a string of allies in coming months as part of a sweeping reshuffle of the Communist Party, the government and the military, three separate sources with ties to the leadership said.