Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The chairman of one of mainland China's most prominent clothing firms, Metersbonwe, has returned to work, the company said, a week after announcing his disappearance amid speculation he had been caught up in an insider trading investigation.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
A hacker proclaiming allegiance to the Islamic State jihadist group infiltrated the internal network of one of mainland China's top universities to display images of masked and mounted militants, reports said Monday.
Twenty prominent lawyers and jurists from Europe, North America, Australia and Pakistan on Monday urged mainland China leader Xi Jinping to release a dozen Chinese lawyers and legal assistants held in detention in an open letter published in the UK newspaper The Guardian.
Saturday, January 16, 2016
The second most senior official in Sichuan province is suspected of corruption, an official said Friday, the latest implicated in a high-profile anti-graft campaign.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Mainland China has formally arrested on "subversion" charges two more human rights lawyers held in secret for six months, a lawyer said Wednesday, bringing the total accused to nine as a sweeping crackdown intensifies.
A Swedish co-founder of a human rights group in China has been detained by authorities on suspicion of endangering state security, the Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed Wednesday.
Democratic lawmakers heckled Hong Kong's leader in parliament on Wednesday, slamming him for not speaking out over five missing booksellers feared to have been detained by authorities in mainland China.
Hong Kong will ban the import and export of ivory, the city's leader announced Wednesday, in a "historic" move hailed by animal welfare activists.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Mainland China has formally arrested on "subversion" charges at least seven human rights lawyers and colleagues held in secret for six months in a sweeping crackdown on legal activism, family and associates said Tuesday.
Saturday, January 9, 2016
Bulldozers unexpectedly demolished part of a hospital and its adjoining morgue in central China, sending doctors, nurses and patients fleeing and burying under rubble six bodies being processed at the morgue, reports said Friday.