Friday, January 16, 2015
Regulators are promising changes in China's taxi industry following strikes by drivers in at least seven major cities over complaints about low pay, high charges imposed by taxi companies and competition from ride-hailing apps.
Pollution levels soared in Beijing on Thursday to readings more than 20 times WHO recommended limits, as an annual bout of intense smog returned to haunt the Chinese capital despite government vows to address the plague.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Zhou Yongkang (周永康) and Bo Xilai (薄熙來), two disgraced former top brass members of the Communist Party of China (CPC), had a conspiracy to do “something big” when they were still in power, according to the cover story of the latest issue of the Hong Kong-based Chinese-language Phoenix Weekly.
China has arrested 10 Turkish citizens and nine Uighurs over a plot to smuggle the members of the ethnic minority — including a wanted “terrorist” — out of the country, a state-run newspaper reported Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
The religious and cultural tensions the West faces are “payback” for slavery and colonialism, a Chinese state-run newspaper said Tuesday in the wake of the Islamist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine.
Born when a Qing dynasty emperor was on the throne, the man who helped invent the Pinyin writing system used for transliterating Chinese worldwide turns 109 on Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
A five-year-old girl in China contracted HIV through a blood transfusion, state media reported, the latest case to shine a light on an issue that has long bedeviled the country.
China's push to encourage more couples to have a second child after decades of restrictive family planning policies has fallen short of expectations in the first year, state media reported Monday.
Police in China's far-western Xinjiang region shot dead six attackers Monday, a state-run news portal said, amid a security clampdown in the violence-torn, mainly Muslim area.
Monday, January 12, 2015
As New Year's Eve messages go, Xi Jinping's speech on national television was almost pitch-perfect.