Saturday, June 27, 2015
A deputy head of China's sports administration has been put under investigation, the ruling Communist Party's anti-corruption agency said, the highest-ranking official to fall in the notoriously graft-prone sector.
The People's Republic of China (PRC) on Friday slammed the U.S. for a "terrible human rights record," denouncing it for police brutality and global surveillance a day after Washington criticized Beijing's own performance.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Buyers of abducted children in China will face criminal punishment under proposed laws that would remove an exemption from prosecution, reports said Thursday, as authorities clamp down on the flourishing child trafficking industry.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The last remnants of the tent city that once blocked a major highway through Hong Kong during mass pro-democracy protests were cleared away by city authorities Wednesday.
Southeast Asia's lawless 'Golden Triangle' region remains the overwhelming source of the heroin and methamphetamine sold in China, the country's Cabinet said in a report issued Wednesday.
The number of China's illegal drug users has been estimated at around 14 million, according to a study released by the country's state council Wednesday.
Almost half a billion U.S. dollars worth of smuggled frozen meat -- some of it rotting and more than 40 years old -- has been seized in China, reports said Wednesday.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Campaigners protesting China's annual dog meat festival, which sees thousands of canines butchered and eaten, were forcibly dispersed by unidentified men Monday as they attempted to rally outside a government office.
As one of Hong Kong's most outspoken democracy advocates, media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been on the receiving end of everything from rotten animal entrails to Molotov cocktails in the past 12 months.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Hong Kong lawmakers on Thursday rejected a Beijing-backed electoral reform package derided as "fake democracy" during mass protests last year, leaving the city in deadlock over how its leader should be chosen., 2 Comments