Saturday, February 28, 2015
China imposed a one-year ban on ivory imports that took immediate effect Thursday amid criticism that its citizens' huge appetite for ivory has fueled poaching that threatens the existence of African elephants.
Chinese investors seeking green cards to live in America run the risk of being defrauded under a loosely regulated visa program, according to a report Thursday from a federal watchdog.
China defended its activities in the South China Sea as restrained and responsible Friday after the U.S. intelligence chief called its expansion of outposts in the region an “aggressive” effort to assert sovereignty.
Friday, February 27, 2015
With his latest political exhortation, Chinese President Xi Jinping is asserting his influence and advancing his agenda in a time-honored tradition among Chinese leaders.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
A famed 81-year-old Chinese dissident writer was given a suspended 2 1/2-year prison sentence Wednesday on charges of running an illegal business, apparently because he published articles critical of the country's propaganda chief.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Officials have put the brakes on some popular Chinese New Year events in big cities in the wake of a deadly stampede in Shanghai last month, leaving some observers complaining of a dampened mood and a kill-joy bureaucracy.
A Chinese man who was freed after six years on death row following a wrongful murder conviction was paid US$189,000 in compensation, state media said Tuesday, amid anger at the flawed legal system.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
A former top official accused of taking bribes in return for government positions has been expelled from the ruling Communist party and stripped of all government positions, a party watchdog said Monday.
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Two popular taxi-booking apps backed by Chinese tech behemoths Alibaba and Tencent announced Saturday they would merge to create a new company reportedly valued at US$6 billion.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
A new military policy in China requires all personnel to meet weight limits and links promotions to fitness, a People's Liberation Army newspaper said Friday.