Monday, April 21, 2014
Marching in dragon dances, cheering on buffalo fights, singing folk songs with villagers, an enamored traveler ticked off the sights during a three-week tour of Chinese ethnic minority festivals.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
To deal with worsening smog, Tianjin will raise pollution discharge fees drastically starting July 1.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
A Chinese court on Friday sentenced four anti-corruption protesters to between two and three-and-a-half years in jail over their role in small-scale demonstrations, furthering a crackdown on rights activists.
Faced with growing public anger about a poisonous environment, China's government released a years-long study that shows nearly one-fifth of the country's farmland is contaminated with toxic metals, a stunning indictment of unfettered industrialization under the Communist Party's authoritarian rule.
A Finnish passenger accused of making a hoax bomb threat on a Cathay Pacific flight wielded a chocolate bar like a sword and demanded that the plane be diverted so he could attend the Winter Olympics, a report said Friday.
When accountant Ariel Wang bought a new car a few weeks ago, environmental protection was far from her mind even though smog has reached crisis levels in China's commercial hub Shanghai.
Friday, April 18, 2014
Sina Weibo sold fewer shares than expected in its U.S. IPO which was priced below expectations ahead of a Thursday listing that takes place after tech sell-offs on Wall Street.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation announced Thursday a deal to make its content more available in China in what is believed to be the most extensive access granted to any western broadcaster.
China will cut the amount of funds that rural banks must keep in reserve, state media said, in a small easing of monetary policy by the government as it tries to provide support to the slowing economy.
A Chinese court jailed a blogger for three years on Thursday, state media reported, the first person to be sentenced in a government-led crackdown on so-called Internet rumors.