Wednesday, February 26, 2014
China is considering designating formal days of remembrance to commemorate Japan's defeat in World War II and the Nanjing Massacre, state media reported Tuesday, amid bitter disputes over territory and history.3 Comments
Pollution-weary residents of smog-hit Beijing turned to black humor to help cope with grueling conditions Tuesday as a large swathe of China was covered by a thick blanket of haze for a sixth consecutive day.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday offered his “strong support” for the protection of Tibetans' human rights in China as he defied protests from Beijing to meet the Dalai Lama.
U.S. Army Chief of Staff Ray Odierno on Saturday said Beijing and Tokyo must enhance communication to avoid “miscalculations” amid a simmering territorial dispute over islands in the East China Sea.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
When the air gets really bad, Beijing says it has an emergency plan to yank half the city's cars off the road. The only problem is: It may be difficult to ever set that plan in motion.
U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Friday, the White House said, prompting swift and vehement protest from China.
China and the United States moved Friday to establish regular dialogue between their armies as part of efforts to build trust and understanding amid rising regional tensions.
A businesswoman ranked as one of the 50 wealthiest in China has been ousted from a senior political organization, with state media on Friday pointing to her links to a former high-ranking official facing graft allegations.
Friday, February 21, 2014
Liu Xia, the wife of imprisoned Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, has been admitted to hospital in Beijing with heart problems, a family friend said Thursday.
Authorities on Thursday accused a Chinese mining tycoon of running a vast mafia that blackmailed, beat and gunned down rivals in daytime attacks, traveled in Rolls Royces and Ferraris and fostered ties to prosecutors and police with drug-fueled parties.