Saturday, January 2, 2016
A French reporter forced to leave Beijing after she criticized government policy in violence-racked Xinjiang arrived home Friday after warning of dark days ahead for journalists working in mainland China.
Married couples in mainland China will from Friday be allowed to have two children, after concerns over an aging population and shrinking workforce ushered in an end to the country's controversial one-child policy.
Authorities in southern China have formally arrested 11 people for their role in a landslide unleashed at construction waste dump last month that killed 12 people and left 62 others missing and presumed dead.
More than 1,500 people protested in Hong Kong on New Year's Day Friday calling for the city's leader to resign and airing grievances over issues from expensive construction projects to internet freedoms.
Mainland China's new home prices increased in December for the fifth straight month, a survey showed Friday, following a series of stimulus measures aimed at boosting lending.
Friday, January 1, 2016
A former vice environment minister in charge of mainland China's pollution controls has been expelled from the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for corruption, its anti-corruption watchdog said on Thursday, as smog warnings were issued across the country.
A French reporter forced to leave China after she criticised government policy in violence-wracked, mainly Muslim Xinjiang, warned of dark days to come for journalists working in the country ahead of her departure Thursday.
Mainland China is building its second aircraft carrier, the mainland's defense agency said Thursday, as Beijing expands its naval capabilities amid maritime disputes with neighbors in the East and South China Seas.
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Eight people were found alive in a gypsum mine Wednesday, mainland Chiense state media said, five days after it collapsed in an accident that reportedly prompted its owner to commit suicide.
Mainland China's state television broadcaster has proved a poor match for rap giants Public Enemy, Snoop Dogg and Tupac, with Internet users on Wednesday slamming a cartoon video it released to get people revved up about government reform.