Sunday, December 14, 2014
President Xi Jinping said Saturday that no one can deny the Nanjing Massacre, as China for the first time held a national day of remembrance for the Japanese military rampage that Beijing says killed 300,000 people.1 Comment
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Growth in China's factory output declined further in November in a new sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy.
The fate of a Chinese television presenter who died of cancer after refusing chemotherapy to save her unborn son sparked intense online debate Friday.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Fidel Castro has been awarded China's version of the Nobel Peace Prize, reports said Thursday, with a paper close to the ruling Communist Party hailing the former Cuban leader's “important contributions” to world peace.1 Comment
China has sentenced the head of a state-owned company to death for corruption involving nearly 400 million yuan (US$64.8 million), state media reported, in a rare instance of an official being condemned to die.
The capital of China's restive western region of Xinjiang has introduced a law banning veiled robes in public amid measures taken by Beijing to curb Muslim extremism, authorities announced Thursday.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
A former deputy head of the agency that steers China's state-dominated economy was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for taking bribes, adding to a growing toll of prominent figures ensnared in an anti-corruption crackdown.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The slaughter of Africa's elephants and the illegal trade in ivory in China are “out of control” and could push wild elephants to extinction within a generation, conservationists said Tuesday.
Seven students of a prominent scholar from China's Uighur minority have been convicted of separatism in a secret trial and given prison sentences of three to eight years, a lawyer said Tuesday.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
China's stuttering economy suffered another blow in November as export growth slowed sharply and imports surprisingly contracted, government data showed Monday, resulting in a record monthly trade surplus.