Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Mainland China plans to prosecute the former editor of the official Chinese Communist Party (CCP) newspaper in the restive northwestern region of Xinjiang, with the party's watchdog body saying Monday that he was corrupt and out of step with government policy.
Bai Budan took a morning stroll on Tiananmen Square to find inspiration for a new series of satirical cartoons, an art form only barely alive in mainland China.
She was born in Beijing and has lived there all her life. But like millions of others conceived in violation of China's one-child policy, as far as the state is concerned Li Xue does not exist.
Sunday, November 1, 2015
A two-story building collapsed into rubble while workers were trying to prop up the second floor during renovations in central China, killing 17 construction workers and injuring 23, officials and reports said Saturday.
A cult leader in southern China accused of selling toxic food, swindling followers and seducing dozens of women with promises of supernatural powers has been convicted of rape and fraud and sentenced to life in prison, a court said.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping's brother-in-law owned shares in a firm controlled by the country's richest man Wang Jianlin, the businessman confirmed after allegations that political connections helped Wanda Group grow.
Mainland China will begin work on the world's largest super-collider in 2020, a mega-machine aimed at increasing understanding of the elusive Higgs boson, state-run media reported Thursday.1 Comment
Friday, October 30, 2015
Mainland China announced the end of its hugely controversial one-child policy on Thursday, after decades of strict, sometimes brutal enforcement left it with an aging population and shrinking workforce, heightening the challenges of slowing growth.
Mainland China's military will take "all necessary" measures in response to any future U.S. Navy incursions into what it considers its territorial waters around islands in the South China Sea, a mainland defense agency spokesman said Thursday.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Mainland China summoned the American ambassador to protest the U.S. Navy's sailing of a warship close to one of China's artificial islands in the South China Sea, in an act that challenged Chinese sovereignty claims.