Friday, January 9, 2015
China has banned drivers of private cars from offering services through ride-hailing apps, throwing up a new hurdle to Uber Technologies Ltd.'s global expansion.
The son of actor Jackie Chan pleaded guilty in a Beijing court Friday to providing a venue for drug users and was sentenced to six months in prison, following a major crackdown on illegal drugs in the Chinese capital.
China arrested or prosecuted more than 2,300 people for political offenses in 2013, the vast majority in secret, an advocacy group reported Thursday as the ruling Communist party continues a crackdown on dissent.
No girlfriend, no savings, and a poorly paid job: Zhao Jun is typical of the “diaosi,” or “losers” who have been left on the sidelines of China's decades-long economic boom.1 Comment
A Chinese city will spend US$24,000 on Trojan horse computer software for monitoring mobile phones, state media reported Thursday, after a notice announcing the move inexplicably appeared on a local website.
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Chinese censors should pay more attention to public opinion, a state-run newspaper argued Wednesday, after an online backlash over the removal of all cleavage from a TV show about China's only female emperor.
China on Wednesday granted public interest groups more power to sue those that flout environmental protection laws, the country's highest court said, as Beijing steps up efforts to curb pollution that regularly chokes major cities.
Chinese Nobel laureate Mo Yan has heaped praise on the ruling Communist party and its leader Xi Jinping in an interview likely to renew debate about his political stance.
China's powerful former security chief Zhou Yongkang moved one step closer to trial Wednesday as authorities announced his case had been sent to prosecutors, amid a much touted anti-graft sweep.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
A former Chinese journalist has admitted falling for an April Fool's joke which sparked a decades-long myth in his country — that U.S. officer cadets learned from the example of Communist military hero Lei Feng.