Friday, December 17, 2010
Land disputes are the most volatile social problem in rural China as forced official property seizures trigger growing unrest, state media reported Thursday, citing a top think tank.1 Comment
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Tech and banking giants have topped a new list of China's 50 most valuable brands, marking the country's growing clout in the world's financial and communications industries.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Chinese police are hunting a factory boss who enslaved mentally handicapped people, forcing them to work long hours without pay and beating them if they tried to escape, Chinese media reported on Tuesday.1 Comment
Friday, December 10, 2010
Police have stepped up a crackdown on rights activists on the eve of Friday's Nobel ceremony in Oslo honoring jailed dissident writer Liu Xiaobo, the 2010 peace laureate, rights groups said.
The websites of several foreign media outlets appeared to be blocked in China on Thursday on the eve of the award ceremony in Oslo honoring the 2010 Nobel peace laureate, jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo.
A relative of a Mongolian activist set to be released Thursday from a Chinese prison says the man's wife and son are in police detention and he himself is being warned to keep silent.
Monday, December 6, 2010
The 121-story Shanghai Tower is more than China's next record-setting building: It's an economic lifeline for the elite club of skyscraper builders.
Sunday, November 28, 2010
A majority of Chinese people feel unsure about marriage, as the country's divorce rate is almost on par with its economic growth rate, a survey has found.1 Comment
Seven workers were killed and three others injured when a bridge under construction in eastern China collapsed, state media reported Saturday.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Rescuers on Monday pulled to safety 29 people trapped in a flooded mine in southwestern China in a rare bit of good news for the country's disaster-prone mining sector.