Wednesday, July 30, 2014
China's ruling Communist Party has put former security chief Zhou Yongkang — one of its most powerful men — under investigation, it said Tuesday, the most senior official to fall for decades.
A mob armed with knives rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed on Islamic militants, state media reported Tuesday.
China is investigating Microsoft for allegedly operating a monopoly in its market, the government said Tuesday, as it took aim at the U.S. software giant over business practices.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping's name has graced the pages of the Communist Party's flagship newspaper more frequently than any other leader since founding father Mao Zedong, according to researchers.
Hundreds of police took down a church's cross Monday in a city known as “China's Jerusalem” for its many houses of worship amid a crackdown on church buildings in a coastal region where thousands of people are embracing Christianity.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
The top 1 percent of households in Communist-ruled China control more than one third of the country's wealth, while the bottom 25 percent control just one hundredth, official media said, citing an academic report.
China has told retired military officers to return non-essential public housing after an investigation found “irregularities,” state media said Saturday, as Beijing steps up efforts to stamp out official corruption and excess.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
China on Friday executed a Japanese man for drug offenses, according to Tokyo's diplomats and media reports.
Friday, July 25, 2014
The U.S. food supplier at the centre of an expired meat scandal in China has apologized, as KFC and Pizza Hut's parent company said it would stop using the firm's products in the key Chinese market.
As she nears retirement along with millions of other Chinese, He Xiangying is too busy sending her son money and raising a stranger's child to worry about who will eventually look after her.