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.
A Chinese town sealed off after a man died of plague re-opened on Thursday after authorities found no further cases of the illness, state media said.
A man used a blunt razor to chop off the testicles of four patients at a Chinese nursing home, state media said Thursday.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Chinese police on Wednesday detained five people from a unit of U.S. food supplier OSI Group, a statement said, in a case involving expired meat sold to fast food giants including McDonald's and KFC.
Chinese reports about a giant inflatable toad have been deleted from the Internet after social media users compared the puffed-up animal to a former Communist Party chief.
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.”