Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Run Run Shaw, the billionaire film pioneer hailed as the inventor of the kung fu genre and who launched a media empire that stretched from Hong Kong to Hollywood, died Tuesday at the age of 106.
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Pioneering Hong Kong movie producer Run Run Shaw, whose studio popularized the kung fu genre that influenced Quentin Tarantino and other Hollywood directors, died Tuesday.
The president of one of China's biggest railway builders has died and a newspaper reported he might have killed himself. Bai Zhongren, president of state-owned China Railway Group Ltd., died Saturday due to an accident, the company said in a statement. It gave no details.
Friday, January 3, 2014
A Chinese newspaper at the center of rare protests over government censorship last January when its New Year message was altered insisted on its right to “express the truth” in this year's article Thursday.
The late-night U.S. comedy sketch show that regularly mocks politicians, popular culture and celebrities is being shown exclusively on the website of Sohu Video, a unit of Chinese online media group and Nasdaq-listed Sohu.com Inc.
Thursday, January 2, 2014
Thousands marched in Hong Kong Wednesday to demand a greater say in how their future leaders will be chosen, expressing fears that China will limit long-awaited political reforms.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
A southern Chinese news company at the center of free speech protests earlier this year has come under fire for turning against demonstrators who sought to defend it in a dispute with censors.
An exiled Uighur group on Tuesday demanded Chinese authorities allow independent investigations into a clash in Xinjiang where eight “attackers” were shot dead by police, the latest deadly incident in the largely Muslim region.
A Chinese doctor has admitted in court that she stole babies from the hospital where she worked and sold them to human traffickers, state media and a court said.
Officials in a Chinese village dug up and set fire to a man's corpse after his family ignored their demand that he be cremated rather than buried, state media reported Tuesday.