Thursday, October 16, 2014
Tugging ropes and bellowing chants, five men hoist from the water a huge spidery frame gripping a web of fishing net — a centuries-old custom on the southern Indian coast.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
A Chinese painter's son who sued his 95-year-old mother over the estimated US$300 million artistic treasure trove left by his father has lost the case, state-run media reported Tuesday.
The son of China's former premier Zhu Rongji has resigned as head of the country's top investment bank China International Capital Corp (CICC), the company said Tuesday, but gave no reason for his departure.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Chinese police have detained two Beijing activists who took part in a Hong Kong pro-democracy march, a friend said Monday, the latest of dozens of arrests over the protests.
By 2024, more than half of summers in eastern China will be as hot as in 2013, when the region was hit by a record-busting heat wave and devastating drought, a study said Sunday.
Monday, October 13, 2014
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Sunday arrived in Moscow for talks with President Vladimir Putin as Russia is struggling with its most pronounced isolation since the end of the Cold War.
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.