Friday, June 26, 2015
Buyers of abducted children in China will face criminal punishment under proposed laws that would remove an exemption from prosecution, reports said Thursday, as authorities clamp down on the flourishing child trafficking industry.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The last remnants of the tent city that once blocked a major highway through Hong Kong during mass pro-democracy protests were cleared away by city authorities Wednesday.
Southeast Asia's lawless 'Golden Triangle' region remains the overwhelming source of the heroin and methamphetamine sold in China, the country's Cabinet said in a report issued Wednesday.
The number of China's illegal drug users has been estimated at around 14 million, according to a study released by the country's state council Wednesday.
Almost half a billion U.S. dollars worth of smuggled frozen meat -- some of it rotting and more than 40 years old -- has been seized in China, reports said Wednesday.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Campaigners protesting China's annual dog meat festival, which sees thousands of canines butchered and eaten, were forcibly dispersed by unidentified men Monday as they attempted to rally outside a government office.
Friday, June 19, 2015
China has banned civil servants, students and teachers in its mainly Muslim Xinjiang region from fasting during Ramadan and ordered restaurants to stay open, official websites showed as the holy month began on Thursday.
A Chinese cargo ship capsized on the Yangtze river near the eastern city of Nanjing early Thursday, but casualties were unknown, state media reported.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
A Chinese university has earned comparisons with Harry Potter's Hogwarts due to its bizarre castle campus, but local traditions supplied the magic at a Confucian-style ceremony for its degree graduates.
China's military has referred two ranking officers to prosecutors amid a continuing crackdown on corruption in the armed forces.