Saturday, October 25, 2014
A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, China's official news agency said Saturday.
Friday, October 24, 2014
A United Nations rights watchdog on Thursday pressed Hong Kong to enact democratic reforms, saying moves so far fell short of what was needed.
Facebook is blocked in China, but its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg appears determined to win over hearts and minds in Beijing — surprising a hall full of students by conducting a Q&A session in Mandarin.
China's Communist rulers declared Thursday that the country would embrace the “rule of law with Chinese characteristics,” official media reported after a key party meeting touted as heralding legal reform.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
The powerful Youth League of China's ruling Communist party has opened a poll on possible sanctions against Hong Kong celebrities who support the city's pro-democracy demonstrators — including boycotts, bans and Internet censorship.
Hong Kong student leaders said Wednesday they may shun further talks with the government, accusing it of failing to make any meaningful offers to end weeks of mass pro-democracy protests and roadblocks.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
China's gross domestic product (GDP) expanded in the third quarter at its slowest pace since the depths of the global financial crisis, official data showed Tuesday, but analysts said the world's second-largest economy may have bottomed out.
The world's top executioner China put 2,400 people to death last year, a U.S.-based rights group said Tuesday, shedding rare light on a statistic Beijing considers a state secret.
Hong Kong authorities and pro-democracy protesters Tuesday held their first talks aimed at ending weeks of rallies that have paralyzed parts of the city, after its leader ruled out major reforms.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014