Tuesday, July 1, 2014
A book importer in China said Monday it scrapped plans to distribute Hillary Clinton's memoir “Hard Choices,” which talks about Chinese censorship and a dissident who took refuge in the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, due to sensitive content.
Sunday, June 29, 2014
China's Supreme People's Court is considering setting up an environment and resources tribunal to hear complex environmental disputes and solve increasingly severe pollution problems, according to insiders.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
A jilted Chinese man spent US$40,000 to book four entire IMAX cinemas for first-day showings of the latest “Transformers” movie Friday to prove his ex-girlfriend was wrong when she dumped him for being poor seven years ago, he said.
Police have detained a famous Chinese screenwriter for taking illegal drugs, in the latest case of a celebrity becoming ensnared in a government crackdown on crime and Internet “rumors.”
Friday, June 27, 2014
China will designate a clearing bank in Sydney for overseas trading of its yuan currency, a top Australian official said Thursday as Beijing seeks to make the tightly controlled unit more international.
A leading figure of a small citizen movement in southern China was released on bail on Wednesday, nearly one month after he was taken into police custody, his lawyers said.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Beijing on Wednesday blasted as farcical a U.S. congressional panel's proposal to rename the street in front of China's embassy in Washington after an imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
The United States' new ambassador to China said Wednesday he would devote himself to strengthening already bustling trade ties between the two powers and work to ease bilateral tensions, as he made his first public speech since taking on the post in March.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
China has arrested more than 380 suspects in the first month of a yearlong crackdown on “terrorism,” media said Monday as authorities grapple to curb rising violence stemming from mainly Muslim Xinjiang.
Five days of rainstorms in southern China have left 26 people dead and another three missing and led to direct economic losses of 4 billion yuan (US$650 million), according to the country's Ministry of Civil Affairs.