Monday, August 24, 2015
A former senior official of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), Wang Dongxing, died at age 100 early on Friday, said the general office of the party's central committee.
Fighter jets flew low over Beijing on Sunday as thousands of soldiers from mainland China, Russia and other countries rehearsed for a military parade next month commemorating the end of World War II.
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Mainland China's State Council, or executive body, has vowed to conduct a "rigorous" investigation into the cause of last week's explosions in the northern port city of Tianjin as the death toll rose to 121, state media reported on Saturday.
Mainland China is ramping up publicity for its upcoming massive military parade commemorating the end of World War II, but mainland officials still aren't saying what other countries are taking part.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Four new fires burned Friday within a disaster zone in China's Tianjin port where massive warehouse explosions more than a week ago killed at least 114 people and contaminated the area with toxic chemicals.
Mainland China on Friday hit out at Japan after the wife of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Tokyo's controversial Yasukuni Shrine, saying the country should "deeply reflect" on its history of aggression.2 Comments
Friday, August 21, 2015
Cyanide levels more than 350 times standard limits have been detected in water close to the site of deadly explosions in the Chinese port city of Tianjin, officials said Thursday.
The United Nations and other international bodies have vastly overestimated mainland China's greenhouse gas emissions over the last decade or more, according to a study released Wednesday.
A U.N. human rights expert has criticized mainland China for its lack of transparency in handling a chemical blast in the northeastern city of Tianjin.
Beijing has mobilized 850,000 residents to patrol the city to ensure security ahead of a huge military parade commemorating victory over Japan in World War II, mainland state media reported.