Saturday, January 9, 2016
A gargantuan gold-painted statue of Communist China's founding father Mao Zedong has suddenly been demolished, apparently for lacking government approval, state media said Friday, days after images of it went viral.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Rescuers have dropped provisions to four Shandong province mine workers trapped for 10 days in a wrecked gypsum mine and are slowly drilling a route to save them, mainland state media said Monday.
Saturday, January 2, 2016
Mainland China's godfather of rock Cui Jian says his basic message of personal freedom hasn't changed in his new album, even if the world has.
A mainland Chinese publisher has recalled the latest Chinese-language translation of a work by Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore, after it drew sharp criticism in India that it is too vulgar and strays too far from the original text.
Friday, January 1, 2016
Straight in at No. 1 on the mainland Chinese authorities' banned songs chart is IN3, a trio of brash, tattooed rappers who mix the earthy language of Beijing's streets with classic hip hop beats. And No. 2. And No. 3. And so on, down to No. 17.
Sunday, December 20, 2015
Mainland China's tourism authority named and shamed another five tourists for bad behavior and says it is working with airlines on a possible flying ban.
Beijing was enveloped in eye-watering, throat-irritating smog on Saturday as the second red alert of the month went into effect in the mainland Chinese city, forcing many cars off the roads and restricting factory production.
Friday, October 23, 2015
Now there's an answer to a sad, strange and common question in mainland China: How can someone be a good Samaritan to an elderly person in need without getting scammed?
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
A "strike hard" campaign against what China calls terrorism in the largely Muslim region of Xinjiang and beyond has seen 181 gangs busted, authorities said Monday, a year after the controversial measures were launched.
Monday, April 27, 2015
Beijing is poised to take "de facto control" of the South China Sea, the Philippines warned Sunday, but its call for a robust Southeast Asian response at a regional summit was shot down.