Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Whistle-blower Edward Snowden was acclaimed Tuesday by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as a “hero” defending personal liberty, but U.S. lawmakers clamored for the National Security Agency (NSA) contractor's immediate expulsion from his Hong Kong hideout to face justice at home.
A woman who Chinese officials said was 127 years old — although international authorities never recognized the claim — has died, relatives said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
A senior pro-Beijing lawmaker said Monday that U.S. whistle-blower Edward Snowden, who is believed to be holed up in Hong Kong, should leave the city., 3 Comments
Monday, June 10, 2013
Thousands said farewell Sunday to a giant inflatable yellow rubber duck which has captivated Hong Kong, on its final day in the city's harbor before it heads to the United States.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
At least 119 people were killed in a fire which swept through a poultry processing plant in northeast China on Monday, local officials said, in what appeared to be the country's deadliest blaze for 12 years.
Monday, June 3, 2013
Senior Chinese military officials came ready to talk at a major regional security forum over the weekend, surprising delegates with a new sense of openness at a time when Beijing is making strident claims to territory across Asia's seas.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
A newborn baby boy was rescued from a sewage pipe in a Chinese apartment building after becoming stuck down a toilet, local police said Tuesday, in a case that provoked a shocked online reaction.
Ethnic minority people in China's Xinjiang are far more fond of dancing, singing and being good hosts than making trouble, a top official said on Tuesday, dismissing the idea that the far western region is a hotbed of unrest.
The government of the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming on Tuesday banned residents from protesting next week against planned chemical production at a refinery, the ban coinciding with the opening of an important trade fair.