Friday, October 2, 2015
Ji Yunpeng misses hotpot dinners with his wife and daughter back in Beijing and fights insomnia caused by the high altitude in the Tibetan capital by playing computer games, and, occasionally, studying Tibetan Buddhism.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Seven people were killed on Wednesday when 15 suspected letter bombs exploded in southern China, state media said, while separate reports said that the police have taken a 33-year-old male suspect into custody.
Mainland China has put two veteran democracy activists on trial for "subversion of state power," one of their lawyers said Wednesday, the latest prosecution in a sweeping crackdown on civil society.
Three Chinese men died from suffocation when they tried to rob an ancient tomb in the central province of Henan, known for its many relic-filled graves, local authorities said.
Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing has defended his business strategy against criticism in mainland China's state media that accused him of abandoning the country because of its slowing growth.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Prosecutors will investigate a former justice of China's Supreme Court on corruption charges, after he was stripped of membership in the ruling Communist Party and fired from all public positions, the party announced Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
World leaders pledged money and political clout to achieve equality for women by 2030 at a U.N. meeting Sunday co-chaired by mainland China's leader Xi Jinping, who has faced strong criticism for cracking down on women's rights activists.
A mainland Chinese government official said Monday that Hillary Clinton was "biased" on women's issues in China, while a newspaper compared the presidential hopeful to Donald Trump for her tweet saying it was "shameless" for China's president to preside over a U.N. conference on gender equality.
A three-meter barbed wire fence and the winding Tumen River are all that separate Nanping in mainland China from North Korea, and after a spate of murders -- allegedly by frontier-crossing intruders -- frightened villagers are increasingly keen to leave, fearing neither the water nor the barrier are enough to protect them.1 Comment
Saturday, September 26, 2015
A highway crash involving two trucks, a coach bus and a van killed 22 people and injured 13 Friday in southern China, local authorities said.