Saturday, January 23, 2016
Mainland China has jailed an activist in its volatile northwestern Xinjiang region for 19 years over online posts criticizing the mainland's ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and interviews with overseas media, his lawyer said Friday.
The firm that oversees registrations for the SAT has canceled college entrance exams on Saturday in mainland China and Macau, because some students may have already seen copies of the tests.
Thirty-five restaurants across mainland China, including a popular Beijing hot pot chain, have been found illegally using opium poppies as seasoning, one of the more unusual practices bedeviling the country's food regulators.
Friday, January 22, 2016
Thirty-five restaurants across China, including a popular Beijing hot pot chain, have been found illegally using opium poppies as seasoning, one of the more unusual practices bedeviling the country's food regulators.
Mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Saudi King Salman on Wednesday inaugurated a joint-venture refinery, symbolizing Beijing's deepening involvement in the Middle East and Riyadh's need for economic diversification.
Schools have been suspended and emergency workers put on standby in mainland China as the country braces for historically cold weather, including 30-year lows in places, the government and state media said Thursday.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck a remote region of northwest China early Thursday, damaging a few dozen homes but causing no casualties.
The European Union's envoy to mainland China said Wednesday it was "deeply concerned" about Beijing's detention of EU citizens, hours after state media broadcast the purported confession of a Swedish activist held by the mainland authorities.
Two mainland Chinese soldiers were "co-conspirators" in a plot to steal U.S. military secrets, including designs for the F-35 stealth fighter and other warplanes, a Canadian newspaper reported Tuesday.