Saturday, January 18, 2014
China began to implement the loosening of its controversial one-child policy Friday when a province announced it has made it legal for couples to have two children if one parent is an only child.
Friday, January 17, 2014
China has criminally detained a prominent Uighur academic and outspoken critic of government policy towards the mostly Muslim minority for “violating the law,” it said Thursday.
China for the first time has tested a hypersonic missile vehicle designed to travel several times the speed of sound, the Pentagon said Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
A tortoise beat a rabbit in a skiing competition held for pets and their owners in China, a report said on Tuesday.
A Chinese doctor who abducted and sold newborn babies was given a suspended death sentence Tuesday in a case that drew widespread outrage with child trafficking a chronic problem in the country.
A fire at a shoe factory in eastern China on Tuesday killed at least 16 people, state media reported.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Chinese state-owned oil giant Sinopec will pay compensation over a November pipeline explosion at its facility in the city of Qingdao that killed dozens of people and caused losses of more than US$100 million, it said.
China's biggest drug distributor says two former executives are the target of a corruption investigation, widening a graft probe that has focused on foreign pharmaceutical makers.
China prosecuted 20 cases involving national security in Tibet last year, a state newspaper reported Monday, in an indication of continuing low-level unrest in the Himalayan region.
An explosion Monday at an illegal gambling hall in a village in southern China killed 14 people and injured seven others, state media report.