Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Beijing suffered its worst air pollution of the year on Monday, with monitoring sites throughout the city reporting extremely hazardous levels of pollutants.
After enduring days of intense back pain that made it difficult for her to walk, Inner Mongolian native Chen Hailing decided that it was time to get a professional opinion from a doctor -- on her smartphone.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Beijing on Sunday issued its highest-level smog alert this year and urged residents to stay indoors as dangerous air pollution continued to cloak swaths of northern China.
As Hong Kong seeks to expand its international airport and with a major new bridge project under way, campaigners warn that the dwindling number of much-loved pink dolphins in surrounding waters may disappear altogether.
Chinese Internet tycoon Jack Ma's mooted buyout of Hong Kong's struggling South China Morning Post could see the paper prosper from his Midas touch, analysts say, but also further erode its independence and with it the city's press freedoms.
Sunday, November 29, 2015
The son of peach farmers, Chen Jian relishes the fruits of his middle class life, driving to work and flying on holiday, epitomizing how China's carbon footprint has grown alongside the prosperity of its nearly 1.4 billion people.
Saturday, November 28, 2015
Three of mainland China's biggest securities firms are under investigation in a fresh aftershock from this summer's market plunge.
A court in southern mainland China sentenced a leading activist who organized rallies for media freedom to six years in prison Friday in what his lawyer described as an unfair trial with an extra criminal charge added at the last minute.
A Canadian beauty queen lashed out at Beijing Friday, saying she was barred from boarding a flight from Hong Kong to mainland China to compete in a pageant because of her human rights activism.
Mainland China will carry out sweeping reforms to the structure of its military, state media reported, in moves intended to enhance the ruling Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) control over the People's Liberation Army (PLA).