Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Free-wheeling and business-oriented, the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou is a long way from Beijing physically, culturally and linguistically — and hackles have been raised by reports Communist authorities are demanding local television drop Cantonese in favor of Mandarin.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe was welcomed by his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday as Africa's longest-ruling leader seeks more Chinese investment in his nation's stagnant economy.
The top committee of China's rubber-stamp legislature opened a session Monday that will discuss issues including the election method for Hong Kong's chief executive, according to state media reports.
China's state-run media warned Washington on Monday that Beijing could treat its surveillance flights as an “act of hostility,” after accusations a Chinese fighter jet flew dangerously close to a U.S. military aircraft.
Monday, August 25, 2014
China has executed eight people for “terrorist attacks,” including three it described as “masterminding” a suicide car crash in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 2013, state media announced.
Chinese police briefly detained two organizers of an independent film festival that was shut down on its opening day, an associate said Sunday, amid a clampdown on free expression.
China's Defense Ministry rejected U.S. accusations that a Chinese fighter jet's intercept of a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft off the southern Chinese coast was dangerous, and blamed Washington for mounting large-scale and frequent close-in reconnaissance operations.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
The Obama administration on Friday accused a Chinese fighter jet of conducting a “dangerous intercept” of a U.S. Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft off the coast of China in international airspace — the fourth such incident since March.
Canada has banned journalists with China's official news agency and the Communist Party newspaper from joining Prime Minister Stephen Harper on an Arctic trip, prompting complaints by Chinese reporters who say they're being discriminated against.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
A Chinese court on Friday declared innocent a man sentenced to death six years ago for a double killing, in a case which highlighted flaws in the country's legal system.