Corruption cases involving three million yuan (US$463,000) or more may incur the death penalty in the future, Chinese authorities ruled Monday, signaling that officials could be executed for graft.
Want to try your luck online? It seems that lady luck could soon be smiling as the government mulls lifting the ban on online lottery sales, said the business newspaper The Economic Observer quoting a source.
The latest experiment results from China's SJ-10 recoverable satellite have been sent back with some groundbreaking news. For the first time in human history, it has been proven that the early stages of embryos in mammals can be developed completely in a space environment.
Authorities in southern China say 18 people have been killed and 18 others hospitalized following the collapse of a massive overhead crane at a construction site amid a fierce windstorm.
China will "facilitate" the planting of genetically modified corn and other plants on an industrial scale in the next five years, officials said, after not authorizing any new commercial GM crops for a decade.
China on Thursday blasted U.S. human rights record in its annual tit-for-tat report, saying money and family connections are corrupting politics and calling U.S. airstrikes in Syria and Iraq a "gross violation of other countries' human rights."
China has fired or demoted 357 local government officials for poor performance as it deals with the fallout from a nationwide public health scandal over the sale of improperly handled vaccines.
Mainland authorities have revoked the license of one of China's most celebrated human rights lawyers, he confirmed Thursday, in the latest move to suppress critics of the mainland's ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
Chinese women are being taken on a roller-coaster ride by social media, getting bombarded on one side by extreme expectations about physical beauty while
A judge ruled against a gay couple in mainland China's first same-sex marriage case that attracted several hundred supporters to the courthouse Wednesday in a landmark moment for the country's emerging LGBT rights movement.