Friday, July 27, 2012
The death toll from the worst rains to hit Beijing in more than 60 years has risen to 77, China's official Xinhua News Agency said Thursday, more than doubling previous figures.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Beijing's propaganda chief has ordered Chinese media to stick to good-news about weekend floods, according to a report, after the death of at least 37 people sparked fierce criticism of the government.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Maggie Wang recalls how she almost gave birth in a crowded corridor of a public hospital in Beijing two years ago.
Friday, July 13, 2012
A 62-year-old American man was stabbed to death in downtown Beijing and a suspect has been caught, city police said.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
China called on Sudan on Tuesday to seek urgently the release of 29 Chinese workers held by rebels in the border state of South Kordofan and said it had sent a team of officials to help win their freedom.
Sunday, January 8, 2012
The general manager of China's 1.2-million circulation Beijing Times newspaper has been sacked for allegedly blackmailing a scandal-hit luxury furniture company, official media reported Saturday.
Friday, January 6, 2012
China reiterated its opposition on Thursday to a European Union plan to limit airline carbon dioxide emissions and called for talks to resolve the issue a day after its major airlines refused to pay any carbon costs under the new law.
Friday, December 30, 2011
A Beijing court failed to reach a verdict Thursday after the trial of sickly Chinese rights activist Ni Yulan and her husband, who appeared before judges amid a spreading crackdown on dissent.
Monday, December 19, 2011
Beijing authorities said Sunday they had met their target of “blue sky” days for 2011, amid growing public criticism that officials are underplaying the pollution problem in the Chinese capital.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
China, the world's top greenhouse gas emitter, said Tuesday it will push at next week's climate talks for an extension of the Kyoto Protocol, which requires rich nations to reduce their emissions.