A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer who had been missing for almost a month was held in police custody and "confessed" to handing over state secrets, official media said.
A Chinese warship seized a U.S. Navy unmanned underwater glider that was collecting unclassified scientific data in the South China Sea, and the U.S. is demanding its return, the Pentagon said Friday.
President-elect Donald Trump said Saturday on Twitter the United States should let China keep the U.S. Navy's unmanned underwater glider that it seized in the South China Sea.
President Barack Obama on Friday gave one of his most elaborate comments to date on U.S. relations with China and Taiwan, saying the status quo, although not completely satisfactory, "has kept the peace and allowed the Taiwanese to be a pretty successful economy and a people who have a high degree of self-determination."
Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force posted a photo on its microblog site that apparently showed a Xian H-6K jet bomber flying in an air space within visible range of Yushan, Taiwan's highest mountain, on Saturday, Dec. 16.
China said Thursday that the deployment of weapons in the South China Sea had "nothing to do with militarization," calling the construction of defensive facilities "normal."1 Comment
Authorities in Beijing warned Wednesday that heavy pollution will persist this week, urging the suspension of outdoor school activities and construction projects.
A Chinese scientist has received an award in the United States for his research into the effect of a traditional Chinese medicine in treating a deadly form of leukemia.
New satellite imagery shows China has apparently installed "significant" defensive weapons on a series of artificial islands it built in the South China Sea, a US-based think tank said Wednesday.
Sad and angry, the Chinese community in Rome on Sunday paid tribute to a student fatally hit by a train while pursuing muggers who had stolen her purse with her just-issued residency permit.