Thursday, January 15, 2015
Zhou Yongkang (周永康) and Bo Xilai (薄熙來), two disgraced former top brass members of the Communist Party of China (CPC), had a conspiracy to do “something big” when they were still in power, according to the cover story of the latest issue of the Hong Kong-based Chinese-language Phoenix Weekly.
China has arrested 10 Turkish citizens and nine Uighurs over a plot to smuggle the members of the ethnic minority — including a wanted “terrorist” — out of the country, a state-run newspaper reported Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
The religious and cultural tensions the West faces are “payback” for slavery and colonialism, a Chinese state-run newspaper said Tuesday in the wake of the Islamist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine.
Born when a Qing dynasty emperor was on the throne, the man who helped invent the Pinyin writing system used for transliterating Chinese worldwide turns 109 on Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
A five-year-old girl in China contracted HIV through a blood transfusion, state media reported, the latest case to shine a light on an issue that has long bedeviled the country.
China's push to encourage more couples to have a second child after decades of restrictive family planning policies has fallen short of expectations in the first year, state media reported Monday.
Police in China's far-western Xinjiang region shot dead six attackers Monday, a state-run news portal said, amid a security clampdown in the violence-torn, mainly Muslim area.
Monday, January 12, 2015
As New Year's Eve messages go, Xi Jinping's speech on national television was almost pitch-perfect.
China's financial hub of Shanghai said Sunday it was canceling its famed Lunar New Year lantern festival in the wake of a stampede that left 36 people dead.
Chinese police detained 25 angry plane passengers who opened emergency exit doors before take-off after their flight was delayed by snow, state media reported, the latest case of rowdy behavior by Chinese travelers.