Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Defying a U.S. call to halt the project, China defended its land reclamation in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea on Monday, saying the work is for public service use, although a London-based security group says the new island could host a military airfield to intimidate neighbors.
Monday, November 24, 2014
The death toll from a 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck a remote part of China's southwest rose to five on Sunday, as media reported the injured have all been successfully rescued.
A Chinese man was arrested for selling pictures of an aircraft carrier base to a foreign spy, the latest young Internet user to be targeted by overseas intelligence agencies, media said.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
A newspaper published by China's ruling Communist Party on Saturday endorsed charges of leaking state secrets against a veteran journalist that critics say amount to political persecution.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Two closed-door hearings of prominent Chinese activists on Friday were sharply criticized for violating due process and chilling freedom of expression as authorities tighten oversight of public speech.
China's defense minister said Friday he wants to enhance dialogue to manage disputes with his country's neighbors, sounding a conciliatory note after years of sharpened confrontations over territorial claims on land and sea.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping Wednesday hailed China's warmest-ever relations with Australia after a successful state visit that his counterpart Tony Abbott called among “the most remarkable days of my life.”
Chinese censors have newly blocked access to several popular websites as they target content delivery networks that serve much of the Internet, according to a U.S. Internet service company.
An overloaded makeshift school bus collided with a truck in eastern China on Wednesday, killing 11 kindergarteners and the bus driver, state media reported. Three other children were injured.