Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Chinese mainland authorities have rolled out its long-expected plan to increase salaries for civil servants, Hong Kong-based Wen Wei Po reported on Sunday.
Monday, January 19, 2015
About 2,000 civilians including several hundred Chinese have been trapped in the warring area in Myanmar's state of Kachin, where fierce fighting broke out between government troops and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), Global Times reported Sunday.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
Twenty-two people including eight foreigners have been confirmed dead after a tugboat sank on a trial voyage on the Yangtze, China's longest river, state media reported Saturday.
Chinese mourners Saturday marked the 10th anniversary of the death of ousted Communist leader Zhao Ziyang under tight surveillance by the authorities, which the reformer's top aide derided as “a mockery of the rule of law.”
Saturday, January 17, 2015
A Chinese couple selling fruit on the street accidentally ran over and killed their 4-year-old son while trying to avoid city enforcement officers, state media reported Friday, prompting outrage online.
China diagnosed 104,000 new cases of HIV/AIDS in 2014, media reported Friday, highlighting growth in infections in the country despite a comparatively low overall rate.
China's ruling Communist Party said Friday it has put the deputy chief of the country's top intelligence agency under investigation, the latest high-ranking figure probed in a much-publicized corruption crackdown.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Rising smartphone star Xiaomi is moving upmarket and taking aim at Apple's iPhone.
Regulators are promising changes in China's taxi industry following strikes by drivers in at least seven major cities over complaints about low pay, high charges imposed by taxi companies and competition from ride-hailing apps.
Pollution levels soared in Beijing on Thursday to readings more than 20 times WHO recommended limits, as an annual bout of intense smog returned to haunt the Chinese capital despite government vows to address the plague.