Friday, April 10, 2015
One of China's most famous television hosts has had his shows taken off air after allegedly insulting Communist China's founding father Mao Zedong, according to reports.
A railway between China and Nepal that could include a tunnel under Mount Everest is under consideration, Chinese state media said Thursday, as Beijing builds links with a country India regards as firmly within its sphere of influence.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Almost 30,000 people living near a Chinese chemical plant where a huge fire blazed for a total of nearly 50 hours were evacuated before the flames were finally extinguished Thursday, media said
China's top official in Tibet vowed on Wednesday to evaluate Buddhist monks and nuns for their "patriotism" and install national flags in monasteries to strengthen ideological control in the region.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Nineteen people were injured in an explosion at a controversial chemical plant in the eastern Chinese city of Zhangzhou, reports said Tuesday, the second accident at the site in two years.
A U.S. geologist who spent more than seven years in a Chinese prison thanked his jailers for making him and his family stronger, in a statement quoting U.S. civil rights champion Martin Luther King, Jr. and Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky.
The former mayor of the Chinese city of Nanjing was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in jail for corruption, in the latest high-profile case under President Xi Jinping's much-touted anti-graft drive.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Timid by nature, Shi Jieying took a risk last month and joined fellow workers in a strike at her handbag factory, one of a surging number of such labor protests across China.
Monday, April 6, 2015
As Chinese cities and towns pursue economic growth through ambitious land development projects, some of them have inadvertently turned themselves into "ghost towns," with a particularly high concentration in northeast China, according to a newspaper report.
One of Chinese President Xi Jinping's first acts on taking office in 2013 was to launch an anti-corruption crackdown that has resulted in the removal of many officials in high-profile scandals and shone a light on a wide range of corrupt practices.