Friday, June 12, 2015
China's former security chief was sentenced Thursday to life in prison on corruption charges, in a victory for President Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign seen as further cementing his authority by removing a potential challenger.
Growth in China's industrial production hit a three-month high in May, figures showed Thursday, while expansion in retail sales rebounded from a nine-year low in cautiously positive signs for the world's second-largest economy.
Chinese police on Thursday were investigating the apparent suicides of four young siblings aged five to 13 who had been abandoned by their parents in one of the country's poorest regions.
A man Beijing has named as one of the most senior figures in Tibetan Buddhism met with Chinese President Xi Jinping, state media said Thursday, as Communist authorities seek to win support for their policies in the region.
Chinese authorities have released the jailed American wife and business partner of a British investigator linked to a corruption case involving pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), a family friend said Thursday.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
A Chinese newspaper with close links to the Communist Party on Thursday called on famed artist Ai Weiwei to abandon his "previous politics" after the dissident was allowed to stage a rare exhibition in China.
Chinese search engine giant Baidu plans to develop a driverless car, according to domestic media reports, following in the footsteps of fellow technology firm Google.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Rules making it easier to file lawsuits in China have led to a new concern over frivolous claims, such as one in which a man says actress Zhao Wei stared at him too intensely through his TV set.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
The latest weapon in the fight against cheating on mainland China's all-important college entrance exam is a six-propeller drone.
Mainland China authorities on Monday touted "tremendous achievements" in human rights, citing legal improvements, poverty alleviation, and protections for minorities and freedom of speech, even as campaign groups highlight a tough crackdown on dissent and civil society.