Friday, July 31, 2015
Britain has denied Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei a six-month visa and restricted him to a three-week trip because he did not declare a "criminal conviction" in his application, he cited an embassy official as saying Thursday.
China's first domestically-built aircraft carrier could be nuclear-powered, Chinese web media reported Thursday, quoting an internal document of the shipbuilder responsible for building the carrier.
China's proposed Winter Olympics co-host boasts pristine ski slopes carpeted with artificial snow, but the city once dubbed the country's "fur capital" is also home to tens of thousands of caged rabbits and mink bred for their skins.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Tibetan activists and others are calling on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) not to award the 2022 Winter Games to Beijing, saying China's human rights record after the 2008 Olympics in the Chinese capital worsened rather than showing a hoped-for improvement.
Baidu shares skidded Monday after the Chinese Internet colossus reported earnings shy of most market expectations.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Mainland China on Monday unveiled its official logo for the forthcoming commemorations of victory over Japan 70 years ago, invoking both peace in the form of doves and robust nationalism with Communist colors and imagery of the Great Wall.
Six men were rescued from a flooded Chinese coal mine Monday having survived a week underground after at least four of their coworkers were killed, media said.
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has been given a visa to travel to Germany, he told AFP on Monday, just days after police handed him back his passport following a four-year confiscation.
A woman was killed after she plunged through flooring over an escalator in a Chinese department store, reports said Monday, thrusting her toddler to safety as she fell to her death.
Monday, July 27, 2015
A man attempted to set a fire on board a mainland China flight early Sunday, but was restrained by passengers and crew members and taken into custody, the aviation authority said.