Thursday, July 24, 2014
A Chinese blogger known for criticizing the ruling Communist Party was sentenced Wednesday to six-and-a-half years in jail, state media said, as authorities pursue a crackdown on online “rumors.”
Typhoon Matmo churned ashore in southeastern China on Wednesday and was downgraded to a tropical storm, while the death toll from last week's more powerful Typhoon Rammasun rose further.
Parts of a northern Chinese city have been quarantined after state media said a man there died of bubonic plague.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Cuba with hopes of expanding political and economic ties in the fellow communist nation.
Beijing has created at least 100 fake Twitter accounts to spread propaganda about Tibet and other Chinese concerns, a campaign group said.
The Swiss and Chinese central banks signed a currency swap agreement in Beijing on Monday, marking an important step in the development of a market for yuan in Switzerland, the Swiss central bank BNS said.
Chinese police are questioning staff of U.S. food supplier OSI Group for selling expired meat, state media said Tuesday, as a newspaper blasted foreign brands for failing to adopt a “dedicated attitude” toward local consumers.
Imax and China's biggest state-owned film exhibitor are teaming up to open 19 giant screen cinemas in the world's No. 2 movie market.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
China's ruling Communist Party has demanded that government officials be prevented from “being disoriented and losing themselves” to the influence of Western ideals, a newspaper with close ties to the party reported Monday.
Chinese authorities on Monday detained 10 people after 43 died in a horrific weekend accident when a van carrying inflammable liquid hit a bus on a motorway, state media said.