Wednesday, June 17, 2015
HONG KONG - Hong Kong entered a political showdown Wednesday as lawmakers debated a divisive reform package ahead of a key vote, with tensions high over an alleged explosives plot that police said was linked to a "radical" group.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Monday, June 15, 2015
The death toll from a cruise ship which sank on China's Yangtze river was confirmed as 442 on Saturday, state media reported, as the final bodies were found from the People's Republic of China's (PRC) worst shipping disaster.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Hackers linked to China appear to have gained access to the sensitive background information submitted by intelligence and military personnel for security clearances, several U.S. officials said Friday, describing a second cyberbreach of federal records that could dramatically compound the potential damage.
The mother of four children who apparently committed suicide in China after they were left unattended by their parents for months spoke of her regret as she returned home, state media reported Saturday.
The well-heeled in Singapore travel as often as the wealthy in China, according to a recent survey by credit card firm Visa.
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Four siblings, aged between five and 14 and left unattended by their parents for months, apparently committed suicide by drinking pesticide in southwest China, the government and state media said Friday.
A top Chinese military officer met with U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter at the U.S. Defense Department on Thursday, but Beijing asked for limited media attention around the visit amid strains over the South China Sea.
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi met Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing on Thursday, state media said, during her closely watched first visit that China hopes will establish a line of communication with the influential opposition leader.
Friday, June 12, 2015
China's former security chief was sentenced Thursday to life in prison on corruption charges, in a victory for President Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign seen as further cementing his authority by removing a potential challenger.