Monday, August 25, 2014
China has executed eight people for “terrorist attacks,” including three it described as “masterminding” a suicide car crash in Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 2013, state media announced.
Four people were arrested as police shut down voting facilities in Macau on Sunday after activists ignored strong objections from Beijing and held an unofficial referendum on electoral reform, the event organizer said.
Chinese police briefly detained two organizers of an independent film festival that was shut down on its opening day, an associate said Sunday, amid a clampdown on free expression.
China's Defense Ministry rejected U.S. accusations that a Chinese fighter jet's intercept of a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft off the southern Chinese coast was dangerous, and blamed Washington for mounting large-scale and frequent close-in reconnaissance operations.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
The Obama administration on Friday accused a Chinese fighter jet of conducting a “dangerous intercept” of a U.S. Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft off the coast of China in international airspace — the fourth such incident since March.
Canada has banned journalists with China's official news agency and the Communist Party newspaper from joining Prime Minister Stephen Harper on an Arctic trip, prompting complaints by Chinese reporters who say they're being discriminated against.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
A Chinese court on Friday declared innocent a man sentenced to death six years ago for a double killing, in a case which highlighted flaws in the country's legal system.
With assurances of mutual development and good neighborliness, Chinese President Xi Jinping courted public opinion Friday in Mongolia, a country that has often been wary of domination by its massive southern neighbor.
Friday, August 22, 2014
Five members of a fringe religious group in China went on trial Thursday for beating a woman to death at a McDonald's restaurant, reportedly after she rebuffed their attempts to recruit her.
China's manufacturing growth slowed in August, indicating a recovery in the world's second-largest economy has yet to fully take hold, HSBC said Thursday.