Monday, October 27, 2014
China intends to improve efficiency in military spending through tighter monitoring of how funds are used, state media reported Sunday.
The leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests on Sunday canceled a vote on what the next step should be in their monthlong street occupation, saying they hadn't properly consulted with the demonstrators before calling the referendum.
Sunday, October 26, 2014
A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, an official said Saturday, highlighting the persistence of safety problems in the industry despite a leveling off of demand.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, China's official news agency said Saturday.
Friday, October 24, 2014
Facebook is blocked in China, but its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg appears determined to win over hearts and minds in Beijing — surprising a hall full of students by conducting a Q&A session in Mandarin.
China's Communist rulers declared Thursday that the country would embrace the “rule of law with Chinese characteristics,” official media reported after a key party meeting touted as heralding legal reform.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The world's top executioner China put 2,400 people to death last year, a U.S.-based rights group said Tuesday, shedding rare light on a statistic Beijing considers a state secret.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Leaders of China's ruling Communist Party opened a highly anticipated meeting Monday as state media emphasized the need to strengthen the country's legal system.1 Comment
Has China found its own “Gangnam Style”? From Beijing parks to Shanghai skyscrapers and in Guangzhou factories to karaoke rooms in Macau, people are singing “Little Apple” — a song apparently so catchy it has even won over the army and police.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
China and Vietnam agreed to resume military ties and resolve their maritime disputes in high-level meetings, China's official Xinhua News Agency said, marking the first signs that tensions over rival territorial claims may be easing.