China's government won't interfere with fasting and other standard religious activities in the traditionally Muslim region of Xinjiang during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan that begins this month, officials said Thursday.
A 28-year-old transgender man who goes by the name of "Mr. C" has become the public face of the fight for job equality in China, where sexual and gender minorities are only beginning to emerge from virtual invisibility.
Mitsubishi Materials Corp., one of dozens of Japanese companies that used Chinese forced laborers during World War II, reached a settlement covering thousands of victims Wednesday that includes compensation and an apology.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping stressed the importance of "friendly relations" to a visiting North Korean official Wednesday, after the envoy reportedly told Chinese officials Pyongyang would continue its internationally condemned nuclear program.
Mothers of some of those killed in the bloody crackdown on China's 1989 Tiananmen pro-democracy movement are condemning the Chinese government for failing to account for their children's deaths and vowing to continue pushing for the truth ahead of this weekend's 27th anniversary of the events.
Members of the Asia News Network (ANN) met with mainland Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday, rounding up the day after selecting ANN's new chair and meeting with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) President Jin Liqun during the network's annual board meeting in Beijing.
Hualien Media International and The China Post Chairman George Hsieh (謝國樑) participated in the exchange of ideas concerning the future of the media with fellow editors from Asian countries at the Asia News Network's (ANN) annual board meeting in Beijing on Monday.
A top North Korean official made an unexpected visit to China on Tuesday in an apparent attempt by Pyongyang to mend frayed ties with its powerful neighbour, Japanese media reported.
These days, when people over 80 in Beijing take a bus, see a doctor or spend money, their activities are digitally tracked by the government, as part of an effort to improve services for the country's rapidly growing elderly population.
China features prominently in the rhetoric of presumed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who accuses the country of stealing American jobs and cheating at global trade. In China though, he's only just emerging as a public figure, despite notoriety elsewhere for his voluble utterances, high-profile businesses and reality TV shows.