Tuesday, January 13, 2015
A five-year-old girl in China contracted HIV through a blood transfusion, state media reported, the latest case to shine a light on an issue that has long bedeviled the country.
China's push to encourage more couples to have a second child after decades of restrictive family planning policies has fallen short of expectations in the first year, state media reported Monday.
Police in China's far-western Xinjiang region shot dead six attackers Monday, a state-run news portal said, amid a security clampdown in the violence-torn, mainly Muslim area.
Monday, January 12, 2015
As New Year's Eve messages go, Xi Jinping's speech on national television was almost pitch-perfect.
China's financial hub of Shanghai said Sunday it was canceling its famed Lunar New Year lantern festival in the wake of a stampede that left 36 people dead.
Chinese police detained 25 angry plane passengers who opened emergency exit doors before take-off after their flight was delayed by snow, state media reported, the latest case of rowdy behavior by Chinese travelers.
Sunday, January 11, 2015
China deleted more than three million pieces of pornographic content from the Internet in 2014, state media reported Saturday, as part of a campaign to cleanse the country's online sphere.
A Chinese nuclear physicist whose research was key to the country's development of the hydrogen bomb and whose identity was a state secret for decades was awarded its top science prize Friday, state media reported.
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Chinese inflation rebounded marginally in December, the government said Friday, but economists warned of deflationary threats and called for more monetary stimulus to boost slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy.
The son of kung fu star Jackie Chan was sentenced to six months in prison on Friday after admitting drugs offences, a Beijing court said.