Thursday, February 20, 2014
China has placed a former close aide to the country's ex-chief of internal security Zhou Yongkang under investigation, authorities said, heightening speculation that the net is tightening around his former patron.
China has launched yuan-denominated cross-border payment services in its first free trade zone (FTZ), the central bank said, in an effort to facilitate trade and further internationalization of the Chinese currency.
Chinese soldiers have become so much taller and fatter in recent years that they often find themselves cramped in tanks designed three decades ago, state media reported.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
China is exploiting Africa's resources just like European colonizers did, with disastrous effects for the environment, acclaimed primatologist Jane Goodall has told AFP.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Authorities in western China blamed a group of religious extremists for an attack on police last week that left 11 of the suspects dead and wounded four people.
China will provide safe havens for parents to abandon unwanted children across most of the country, despite debate on whether they could see more babies dumped, state media reported.
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Chinese bloggers urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to push for greater freedom online in China during a rare meeting in Beijing Saturday, asking for help to “tear down the great Internet firewall.”
The U.S. and China, the world's two largest emitters of greenhouse gases, Saturday announced they were joining forces to share more information on trying to combat climate change.
Saturday, February 15, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday he urged Chinese leaders to support Internet freedom and promised to look into whether American companies help Beijing curb access to online material.
A Chinese province admitted on Friday to running unlawful “discipline centers” to detain petitioners — months after the country abolished labor camps often used to lock them up.1 Comment