Monday, February 1, 2016
A mainland Chinese court sentenced two men to death in the 2013 killing of Akong Rinpoche, a well-known religious figure who founded the first Tibetan Buddhist monastery in the West and built an international network of spiritual retreats.
Rescuers in eastern China pulled out four miners who had spent 36 days trapped underground in a collapsed mine.
Mainland Chinese are packing train and bus stations as the peak travel season kicks into high gear this weekend with hundreds of millions of people going home for Spring Festival celebrations -- or head for vacation destinations.
Joysticks at their fingertips, the mostly male students packing the classroom lift their virtual helicopters into the air, part of a new cottage industry that's sprung up in mainland China: drone pilot schools.
Sunday, January 31, 2016
China strongly condemned the United States after a U.S. warship deliberately sailed near one of the Beijing-controlled islands in the hotly contested South China Sea to exercise freedom of navigation and challenge China's vast territorial claims.
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Mainland China says it has evidence that a Canadian man charged with spying and stealing Chinese state secrets carried out assignments for Canadian intelligence agencies.
A mainland Chinese court on Friday sentenced three pro-democracy activists to as many as five years in prison on charges of calling for the overthrow of the communist government, human rights groups reported.
Chinese state media say two miners have been rescued from a collapsed mine after spending 36 days trapped underground.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
The United States and mainland China sparred Wednesday on how to deal with North Korea's latest nuclear weapons test and ease rising tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea.1 Comment
The head of the bureau that gathers mainland China's economic data is under investigation by the anti-graft agency in a possible expansion of an anticorruption campaign that has shaken state companies and securities firms.