Sunday, October 12, 2014
Chinese authorities are urging officials who have fled abroad to avoid corruption charges to turn themselves in before Dec. 1 in exchange for leniency or face stiffer punishment.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
China's Premier Li Keqiang met German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday for the year's third top-level talks between the Asian and European export powers despite growing disquiet over human rights and business rules.
China strongly criticized a U.S. human rights report Friday that describes tightening restrictions against rights advocates, religious organizations and other members of Chinese civil society.
China's top court is putting pressure on Internet service providers to provide the personal details of Web users suspected of “rights violations,” state media said Friday.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared victory after a 15-month-long austerity campaign that cut US$8.6 billion in public spending, state media said, as he pledged not to relent against official corruption.1 Comment
Thursday, October 9, 2014
A strong, shallow earthquake that shook southwestern China overnight killed at least one person, damaged buildings and prompted thousands to camp outside as aftershocks continued to strike the area, officials said Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
China, Asia's sporting superpower, are agonizing over their failure to triumph in soccer, basketball or volleyball — what they call the “three big ball sports” — at the Asian Games.
Human rights groups have urged Malaysia not to deport 155 ethnic Uighur migrants, including 76 children, back to China, fearing they could face persecution.
A strong, shallow earthquake shook southwestern China's Yunnan province on Tuesday, officials said.
China has taken 160,000 “phantom” government staff off its official payroll who were receiving salaries despite not doing any work, state-media reported on Monday.