The democratically elected mayor of a fishing village in southern China -- which became the center of international attention five years ago for protests against land seizures -- has been given three years in jail on bribery charges.
The death of Communist China's founding father Mao Zedong 40 years ago this week was akin to the demise of an emperor and helped pave the way for the modern nation, says one of the few Westerners in Beijing at the time.1 Comment
China agreed to steps toward reducing its politically volatile steel exports but avoided binding limits as leaders of major economies ended a summit Monday with a forceful endorsement of free trade and a crowded agenda that included the Koreas, Syria and refugees.
Leaders of the world's biggest powers met Sunday to try to revive the sluggish world economy, with their host Chinese President Xi Jinping urging them to avoid "empty talk."
Setting aside their cyber and maritime disputes, President Barack Obama and China's President Xi Jinping on Saturday sealed their nations' participation in last year's Paris climate change agreement.
G-20 leaders meet Sunday charged with reviving the sluggish world economy, but a growing anti-globalization mood and alarm over China's territorial ambitions loom over the summit in the scenic city of Hangzhou.
China ratified the Paris climate change accord on Saturday, with the US expected to do so later in a joint stand against global warming by the world's two biggest polluters.
A van driven by a suicide bomber exploded after ramming through a gate at the Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday, wounding three people, authorities said.
A Canadian patient's receipt of a kidney transplant after waiting just three days during a recent visit to China raised an immediate red flag among surgeons at the Montreal-based Transplantation Society: A turnaround that quick indicates the organ likely came from the body of an executed prisoner.
A man in southern China has been found guilty of posing as Emperor Qianlong, shown in this historical image, and persuading a woman to part with more than 47 million yuan (NT$223.4 million), the South China Morning Post has reported.