Thursday, June 25, 2015
The number of China's illegal drug users has been estimated at around 14 million, according to a study released by the country's state council Wednesday.
Almost half a billion U.S. dollars worth of smuggled frozen meat -- some of it rotting and more than 40 years old -- has been seized in China, reports said Wednesday.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Campaigners protesting China's annual dog meat festival, which sees thousands of canines butchered and eaten, were forcibly dispersed by unidentified men Monday as they attempted to rally outside a government office.
Friday, June 19, 2015
China has banned civil servants, students and teachers in its mainly Muslim Xinjiang region from fasting during Ramadan and ordered restaurants to stay open, official websites showed as the holy month began on Thursday.
A Chinese cargo ship capsized on the Yangtze river near the eastern city of Nanjing early Thursday, but casualties were unknown, state media reported.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
A Chinese university has earned comparisons with Harry Potter's Hogwarts due to its bizarre castle campus, but local traditions supplied the magic at a Confucian-style ceremony for its degree graduates.
China's military has referred two ranking officers to prosecutors amid a continuing crackdown on corruption in the armed forces.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
HONG KONG - Hong Kong entered a political showdown Wednesday as lawmakers debated a divisive reform package ahead of a key vote, with tensions high over an alleged explosives plot that police said was linked to a "radical" group.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Monday, June 15, 2015
The death toll from a cruise ship which sank on China's Yangtze river was confirmed as 442 on Saturday, state media reported, as the final bodies were found from the People's Republic of China's (PRC) worst shipping disaster.