The mainland Chinese authorities have detained the head of a group of finance companies accused of defrauding more than 100,000 investors, as he sought to board a private plane allegedly hired to take him to Europe for his wedding, media reports and police said.
Hundreds of people, including priests, environmental activists and fishermen, protested in Sri Lanka's capital on Monday, demanding the government halt a US$1.5 billion Chinese-funded port city project.
Mainland China on Tuesday banned most imports of North Korean coal and iron ore, the country's main exports, in a significant increase in pressure on the North under U.N. sanctions against its nuclear and missile tests.
Shanghai authorities have arrested six people for making and selling fake infant formula as the popular U.S. brand "Similac," marketing the counterfeit product across seven provinces, a Shanghai government body said.
For many aspiring Chinese, living in a chateau would be a dream come true. But bourgeois apartments with foreign names are the latest victims of a wide-ranging crackdown on "Western values" by Communist authorities.
Hong Kong's leader hit back Tuesday at growing calls for independence from Beijing, particularly among young activists, as he dismissed the need for any discussion on a breakaway.
Former top Chinese military leader Guo Boxiong has confessed to bribe-taking, the official Xinhua news agency reported Tuesday, citing military prosecutors who described the sums as "extremely huge."
As China opened one of its six dams on the upper Mekong River last month to help parched Southeast Asian countries down river cope with a record drought, it was hailed as benevolent water diplomacy.
Mainland China on Friday blasted an award given in the U.S. to an exiled Uighur dissident as a "blasphemy against and a stain upon human rights," as mainland China leader Xi Jinping visited Washington.
The mainland's Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has a new target in its campaign against pernicious Western cultural influences: April Fool's Day.