Wednesday, July 8, 2015
China opened Tuesday an exhibition of guns and photos of massacres to commemorate the World War II victory over Japan, part of a propaganda push to stir up nationalism by observing the 70th anniversary of the war's end in Asia with great fanfare.
The United Nations' human rights chief said Tuesday that he is worried by the wide scope and the vagueness of a new national security law approved last week by China's legislature.
Monday, July 6, 2015
An official dispatched from Seoul to deal with the aftermath of a bus crash in China that killed 10 South Koreans was found dead in a suspected suicide early Sunday after falling from a hotel.
Twelve people died after a shoe factory collapsed in eastern China, local media reported Sunday, with more than 40 escaping on their own or being rescued.
Police in Beijing have detained a man for allegedly spreading a rumor online that a person jumped to their death in the city's financial district due to China's precarious stock markets, police said Sunday, underscoring growing jitters amid a three-week long sell-off.
Sunday, July 5, 2015
A court in eastern China upheld death sentences for five people who conspired to kill miners in what they claimed were mine accidents and then posed as relatives to claim US$300,000 in compensation, state media reported Saturday.
Saturday, July 4, 2015
The United States and China want to increase cooperation in fighting wildlife trafficking and are working to end commercial ivory trading, a U.S. Cabinet secretary said Friday.
Friday, July 3, 2015
A prominent Chinese lesbian couple held a simple ceremony Thursday to announce their informal marriage, in their latest effort to push for legalization of same-sex unions in China.
A 3,000-meter airstrip Beijing is building on a reef in disputed waters in the South China Sea, where tensions are mounting with its neighbors, is "nearly complete," a U.S. think tank said.1 Comment