Wednesday, July 1, 2015
China's ruling Communist Party recruited almost 15 percent fewer new members last year amid hopes that better-qualified candidates will expand its guiding role in Chinese society.
The creation of the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is a bigger coup for Beijing than its hosting of the 2008 Olympics, state-run media said Tuesday after 50 countries signed its legal framework.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong, the teenage face of the city's pro-democracy protests, was assaulted in the street with his girlfriend in an attack he said Monday sent a "chill to my heart."
Around 30 percent of China's Ming-era Great Wall has disappeared over time as adverse natural conditions and reckless human activities -- including stealing the bricks to build houses -- erode the UNESCO World Heritage site, media reported.
Mainland China is expected to unveil its long-awaited national pledges to reduce carbon emissions beyond 2020, a state-run newspaper said Monday, as top mainland official Li Keqiang visits Belgium and France ahead of a Paris climate summit.
Monday, June 29, 2015
A senior ethnic Uighur official in People's Republic of China (PRC)-controlled violence-racked Xinjiang is being investigated for corruption, a government notice said Sunday, as central authorities widen a highly publicized anti-corruption probe.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Mainland China's banking regulator on Friday officially started accepting applications from private enterprises to invest in the sector, which has long been strictly regulated.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
A deputy head of China's sports administration has been put under investigation, the ruling Communist Party's anti-corruption agency said, the highest-ranking official to fall in the notoriously graft-prone sector.
The People's Republic of China (PRC) on Friday slammed the U.S. for a "terrible human rights record," denouncing it for police brutality and global surveillance a day after Washington criticized Beijing's own performance.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Buyers of abducted children in China will face criminal punishment under proposed laws that would remove an exemption from prosecution, reports said Thursday, as authorities clamp down on the flourishing child trafficking industry.