Friday, October 24, 2014
China's Communist rulers declared Thursday that the country would embrace the “rule of law with Chinese characteristics,” official media reported after a key party meeting touted as heralding legal reform.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
The world's top executioner China put 2,400 people to death last year, a U.S.-based rights group said Tuesday, shedding rare light on a statistic Beijing considers a state secret.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Leaders of China's ruling Communist Party opened a highly anticipated meeting Monday as state media emphasized the need to strengthen the country's legal system.1 Comment
Has China found its own “Gangnam Style”? From Beijing parks to Shanghai skyscrapers and in Guangzhou factories to karaoke rooms in Macau, people are singing “Little Apple” — a song apparently so catchy it has even won over the army and police.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
China and Vietnam agreed to resume military ties and resolve their maritime disputes in high-level meetings, China's official Xinhua News Agency said, marking the first signs that tensions over rival territorial claims may be easing.
Friday, October 17, 2014
A Chinese army singer who mysteriously disappeared from public view six years ago has made a surprising reappearance in local media — as the wife of the President Xi Jinping's brother.
Villagers in a bitter standoff with a property developer in rural southwestern China detained several construction workers and burned four of them to death in a scuffle that left eight people dead, authorities said Thursday.
Chinese Internet users were divided Thursday after leader Xi Jinping reportedly called for an end to “weird architecture” in a country that has seen a huge construction boom.
The U.S. Treasury said Wednesday that China does not manipulate its currency, but pushed Beijing to do more to focus on domestic demand — not exports — to drive economic growth.
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.