Friday, September 9, 2011
A person tries to kill themselves in China every two minutes, the government and state media said Thursday, giving the country one of the highest suicide rates in the world.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Footage of a Chinese general discussing sensitive spying cases has been leaked onto video-sharing site YouTube, in what appears to be an embarrassing failure of secrecy for the usually tight-lipped military.
Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has called Beijing a "nightmare" and said China's justice system cannot be trusted, in his first article for a foreign magazine since his release from detention in June.2 Comments
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
A tropical storm was lashing northeast China and North Korea as it approached land Monday, but fears of a toxic chemical spill appeared to have eased after a breached dike guarding a chemical plant was reinforced.
Monday, August 1, 2011
Monday, July 4, 2011
Migrant worker Yue Yaowei has lived in Beijing for six years but is not recognized as a resident of the Chinese capital -- and so cannot get health insurance, buy a car or purchase a house.
Monday, June 13, 2011
Lead pollution from workshops in eastern China seriously poisoned 103 children and has affected hundreds of other residents in the country's latest case of unfettered industrial toxins, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.
Monday, May 30, 2011
Residents in Beijing may receive penalties if they fail to buy cars within the required half year after winning a car registration lottery, a mechanism the city introduced late last year to reduce vehicles on roads.