Saturday, August 1, 2015
Beijing on Friday narrowly won an International Olympic Committee (IOC) vote for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games that secured its place in sporting history.1 Comment
Chinese media Friday poured scorn on fallen military leader Guo Boxiong, accusing the "demon" former top general of dishonesty since his youth and his family of selling military posts for cash.
Friday, July 31, 2015
Authorities in Wenzhou, known as China's Jerusalem, have given Christian churches a deadline to remove prominent crosses within weeks, worshippers and an activist group said Thursday, stepping up a long-running campaign.
The nephew of lawyer and blind activist Chen Guangcheng has been released from prison after serving a three-year, three-month sentence widely seen as retribution for his uncle's daring escape from house arrest.
A Hong Kong woman was sentenced to three-and-a-half months in jail Thursday after a court found her guilty of using her breast to bump into a police officer during a chaotic protest.
More than 150 Chinese workers sentenced to life in prison for illegal logging were freed in Myanmar on Thursday under a massive presidential pardon that saw nearly 7,000 prisoners released.
A Chinese activist who called on Olympic officials to reject Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Games because of human rights violations has been warned over his actions by state security, he told AFP Thursday.
Britain has denied Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei a six-month visa and restricted him to a three-week trip because he did not declare a "criminal conviction" in his application, he cited an embassy official as saying Thursday.
China's first domestically-built aircraft carrier could be nuclear-powered, Chinese web media reported Thursday, quoting an internal document of the shipbuilder responsible for building the carrier.
China's proposed Winter Olympics co-host boasts pristine ski slopes carpeted with artificial snow, but the city once dubbed the country's "fur capital" is also home to tens of thousands of caged rabbits and mink bred for their skins.