Wednesday, May 27, 2015
China's Ministry of Transport held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday for the construction of two lighthouses in the disputed South China Sea area, a move that is likely to escalate tensions in the region.
Mainland China said Tuesday it would project its military power further beyond its sea borders and more assertively in the air, defending the construction of artificial islands which sparked concern in Washington.
A former head of Beijing's traffic management office went on trial for handing out coveted car number plates to businesspeople in return for nearly US$4 million in bribes, a court said.
China's yuan currency, which Washington has long alleged was manipulated, is "no longer undervalued," the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.
A fire at a nursing home in central China left at least 38 people dead, officials said Tuesday, with bodies burned beyond recognition and wheelchairs reduced to charred frames.
Monday, May 25, 2015
As the wind whistles through half-finished skyscrapers and over empty boulevards, a development billed as China's answer to Manhattan at times bears out the "ghost town" label some have given it.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
The death toll in China's latest round of flooding has risen to at least 57, including two schoolchildren aboard a bus carrying more than twice its authorized passenger load that plunged into a pond, authorities said Saturday.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
China declared victory on Friday over an encounter with a U.S. surveillance aircraft overflying the contested South China Sea, saying its military "drove away" the intruder with radio warnings.8 Comments
A funeral has finally been held for one of the Chinese Communist Party's early high-profile political targets nearly 50 years after he disappeared, but state-run media said Friday it was not a moment to re-evaluate the past.
A Tibetan father-of-four set himself on fire in protest at China's rule over the Himalayan region, overseas media and rights groups said, adding it was unclear whether he survived.