Friday, January 1, 2016
Mainland China is building its second aircraft carrier, the mainland's defense agency said Thursday, as Beijing expands its naval capabilities amid maritime disputes with neighbors in the East and South China Seas.
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Eight people were found alive in a gypsum mine Wednesday, mainland Chiense state media said, five days after it collapsed in an accident that reportedly prompted its owner to commit suicide.
Mainland China's state television broadcaster has proved a poor match for rap giants Public Enemy, Snoop Dogg and Tupac, with Internet users on Wednesday slamming a cartoon video it released to get people revved up about government reform.
The head of China Telecom, one of the country's big three telecommunications firms, has formally resigned his posts, the company said Wednesday, three days after authorities announced he was under investigation.
Mainland China's Chinese Communist Party (CCP) chief Xi Jinping told top officials in the ruling party to closely watch their families, state media said Wednesday, after reports that his relations and those of other elite politicians amassed massive wealth.
Mainland Chinese authorities blamed freak weather for the capsizing of a cruise ship that killed hundreds earlier this year, but also recommended that the captain be further investigated and representatives of the shipping company and local authorities be punished for management flaws, state media announced Wednesday.
He makes less than US$1,000 a month in a city where apartments can cost more than US$1 million, but even so the Chinese government is pinning its improbable hopes for a property revival on the likes of Liu Jun.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Wealthy Chinese undergraduates aren't the only ones looking to get a college degree in the U.S. So are a growing number of Chinese students from lower middle-class families who are enrolling in community colleges.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
China has legalized overseas counter-terror operations by its military, details of a controversial new law showed, as it tries to tie violence linked to mainly Muslim Xinjiang into global concerns about extremism.
Mainland Chinese media on Monday celebrated the imminent expulsion of a French reporter accused of supporting terrorism, with a poll purporting to demonstrate overwhelming support for the decision.