Monday, August 18, 2014
The Qinghai-Tibet Railway has formally opened its Lhasa-Shigatse track to passengers. With the inauguration of the 253-kilometer track on Friday, the high-elevation railway has reached closer to Nepal. “We plan to extend the line up to Kerung in the long run,” said Yang Chu Lin, an official at the Shigatse Railway Service.
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Police arrested seven people in northwest China allegedly involved in a scheme that forced school children to donate blood, state media reported.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
The founder of a web marketing company has pleaded guilty to helping delete Internet posts and spreading false information to make money and gain followers, Chinese media reported Friday, using the case to praise a government crackdown on online expression.
U.S. universities dominated the top 20 in an annual ranking of global educational institutions released by a Chinese organization Friday, with Harvard remaining in first place ahead of Stanford.
Two HIV-positive passengers and a friend are suing a Chinese airline for refusing to let them on board, in the country's first such lawsuit, state media reported Friday.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Pope Francis' greeting to Chinese President Xi Jinping as he flew to South Korea on Thursday marked a rare cordial exchange between the sides, which have no diplomatic relations and are embroiled in a sometimes bitter contest for authority.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
More than 1,000 companies in China's auto sector, both domestic and foreign, are “involved” in anti-monopoly probes by the government, state media reported Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
A Chinese zoo has unveiled newborn panda triplets billed as the world's first known surviving trio, in what it hailed as a “miracle” given the animal's famously low reproductive rate.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign is turning its focus to the power base of his predecessor Jiang Zemin, with prosecutors in Shanghai announcing a former official's arrest for corruption.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
China will launch its first recoverable moon orbiter later this year, the government announced Sunday, in the latest step in its ambitious space program.