Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Authorities in western China blamed a group of religious extremists for an attack on police last week that left 11 of the suspects dead and wounded four people.
China will provide safe havens for parents to abandon unwanted children across most of the country, despite debate on whether they could see more babies dumped, state media reported.
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Chinese bloggers urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to push for greater freedom online in China during a rare meeting in Beijing Saturday, asking for help to “tear down the great Internet firewall.”
The U.S. and China, the world's two largest emitters of greenhouse gases, Saturday announced they were joining forces to share more information on trying to combat climate change.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday he urged Chinese leaders to support Internet freedom and promised to look into whether American companies help Beijing curb access to online material.
A Chinese province admitted on Friday to running unlawful “discipline centers” to detain petitioners — months after the country abolished labor camps often used to lock them up.1 Comment
China plans to build the world's longest underwater tunnel, an expert involved in the project told AFP Friday, a US$36 billion shortcut between two northern port cities in an earthquake-prone region.
A total of 15 people died in an “attack” in China's Xinjiang region on Friday, with eight “terrorists” shot dead by police and three blowing themselves up, having killed four people, authorities said.1 Comment
Friday, February 14, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held talks in Seoul Thursday on curbing North Korea's nuclear program, as the two Koreas locked horns at rare, high-level talks over looming South Korea-U.S. military drills.
Documents related to the Nanjing Massacre are being submitted for inclusion on a UNESCO list by authorities in the Chinese city, state media reported Thursday, after uproar over a Japanese bid to include suicide pilots' farewell letters.