Sunday, February 16, 2014
Chinese bloggers urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to push for greater freedom online in China during a rare meeting in Beijing Saturday, asking for help to “tear down the great Internet firewall.”
Hong Kong has taken a key step towards approving the construction of a Chinese military port along its waterfront, China's state media reported Saturday, despite fierce public opposition to the move.
The U.S. and China, the world's two largest emitters of greenhouse gases, Saturday announced they were joining forces to share more information on trying to combat climate change.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday he urged Chinese leaders to support Internet freedom and promised to look into whether American companies help Beijing curb access to online material.
A Chinese province admitted on Friday to running unlawful “discipline centers” to detain petitioners — months after the country abolished labor camps often used to lock them up., 1 Comment
China plans to build the world's longest underwater tunnel, an expert involved in the project told AFP Friday, a US$36 billion shortcut between two northern port cities in an earthquake-prone region.
A pair of Russian daredevil climbers ascended to the top of the world's second tallest building in China's commercial hub Shanghai, posting a stomach-turning video that has received more than a million views.
A total of 15 people died in an “attack” in China's Xinjiang region on Friday, with eight “terrorists” shot dead by police and three blowing themselves up, having killed four people, authorities said., 1 Comment
Almost 300,000 prostitutes have fled a southern Chinese city to continue business in other parts of the country following a recent wave of crackdowns on prostitution in the region, according to Taiwan's Central News agency.
A US$160 million investment vehicle sold by China's second-largest bank has missed four scheduled payments, state media reported, as fears grow that potential financial sector defaults could roil markets in the world's second-biggest economy.