Wednesday, December 31, 2014
A Chinese businessman who bought and ate three tigers has been sentenced to 13 years in prison, state media reported Tuesday.
More than 1.5 million passengers have traveled by ferry this year between the Taiwan-controlled island of Kinmen and China's Fujian province, the Kinmen County government said Tuesday.
Beijing on Tuesday launched a website for an uninhabited island chain in the East China Sea, in its latest bid to assert sovereignty over an archipelago controlled by Japan.
Internet giant Google's unwillingness to obey Chinese law is to blame for the shutdown of its hugely popular email service, state-run media said Tuesday after the last easy way to access Gmail was apparently blocked.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
China has blocked the last remaining way to access Google's popular email service, experts said Monday, as authorities work to establish “Internet sovereignty” by controlling what enters the country via the Web.1 Comment
A scaffolding collapse at one of Beijing's most prestigious high schools on Monday killed 10 construction workers and injured four others, officials said.
China has dismissed eight officials after pork from pigs infected with a “highly contagious virus” was found to have entered the market, state media said Monday.
Sunday, December 28, 2014
A towering dam in central China holds back a vast expanse of water destined to travel over 1,000 kilometers north to Beijing, but critics say it will only temporarily quench the city's thirst.
China has jailed six members of a fringe religious group known as “Almighty God” for up to five years for promoting their faith, state-media reported Saturday.
Saturday, December 27, 2014
China tied the restive far-western region of Xinjiang closer to the rest of the country Friday, opening a high-speed rail line between its remote capital and a city nearly 1,800 kilometers away.