Saturday, April 11, 2015
A popular Chinese television celebrity has apologized for insulting the founder of Communist China, after his remarks at a private dinner caused a stir in China and rekindled debate on the complicated legacy of the revolutionary figure.
Friday, April 10, 2015
Almost 30,000 people living near a Chinese chemical plant where a huge fire blazed for a total of nearly 50 hours were evacuated before the flames were finally extinguished Thursday, media said.
Tibet's Communist Party chief has demanded that Buddhist monasteries display the national flag as part of efforts to shore up Chinese control over the restive region.
One of China's most famous television hosts has had his shows taken off air after allegedly insulting Communist China's founding father Mao Zedong, according to reports.
A railway between China and Nepal that could include a tunnel under Mount Everest is under consideration, Chinese state media said Thursday, as Beijing builds links with a country India regards as firmly within its sphere of influence.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Almost 30,000 people living near a Chinese chemical plant where a huge fire blazed for a total of nearly 50 hours were evacuated before the flames were finally extinguished Thursday, media said
China's top official in Tibet vowed on Wednesday to evaluate Buddhist monks and nuns for their "patriotism" and install national flags in monasteries to strengthen ideological control in the region.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Nineteen people were injured in an explosion at a controversial chemical plant in the eastern Chinese city of Zhangzhou, reports said Tuesday, the second accident at the site in two years.
A U.S. geologist who spent more than seven years in a Chinese prison thanked his jailers for making him and his family stronger, in a statement quoting U.S. civil rights champion Martin Luther King, Jr. and Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky.
The former mayor of the Chinese city of Nanjing was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in jail for corruption, in the latest high-profile case under President Xi Jinping's much-touted anti-graft drive.