Saturday, February 15, 2014
China plans to build the world's longest underwater tunnel, an expert involved in the project told AFP Friday, a US$36 billion shortcut between two northern port cities in an earthquake-prone region.
A total of 15 people died in an “attack” in China's Xinjiang region on Friday, with eight “terrorists” shot dead by police and three blowing themselves up, having killed four people, authorities said.1 Comment
Friday, February 14, 2014
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry held talks in Seoul Thursday on curbing North Korea's nuclear program, as the two Koreas locked horns at rare, high-level talks over looming South Korea-U.S. military drills.
Documents related to the Nanjing Massacre are being submitted for inclusion on a UNESCO list by authorities in the Chinese city, state media reported Thursday, after uproar over a Japanese bid to include suicide pilots' farewell letters.
Hong Kong's status as a bastion of press freedom is being eroded by creeping self-censorship under pressure from Beijing and media bosses loath to lose business in China, insiders are warning.
Microsoft on Wednesday denied censoring Chinese-language search results across the globe, but the group behind the accusation stood firm.
China's Cabinet has announced that 10 billion yuan (US$1.6 billion) has been set aside this year to reward cities and regions that make significant progress in controlling air pollution, highlighting how the issue has become a priority for the leadership.
China's troubled Jade Rabbit lunar rover has survived a bitterly cold 14-day lunar night, officials said Thursday, prompting hopes it can be repaired after suffering a malfunction last month.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Office workers in Beijing City spent on average one hour and 55 minutes in traffic jams during weekdays in 2013, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Transport announced yesterday.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Beijing expressed anger on Tuesday after a Spanish judge sought arrest warrants for former Chinese president Jiang Zemin and four other senior officials as part of a probe into alleged genocide in Tibet.7 Comments