Sunday, April 26, 2015
One of five leading mainland Chinese feminist advocates said she went through lengthy and verbally abusive interrogations after she was conditionally released in a case that has attracted international attention.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
A Chinese official publicly denied Friday rumors of an exodus of bureaucrats from the civil service following reports of widespread discontent over poor working conditions and an anti-corruption drive.
A Chinese court on Friday commuted the death sentence of a woman who killed her abusive husband, her lawyer told AFP, with a rights group labeling the move a "landmark verdict."
Friday, April 24, 2015
An index of China's manufacturing activity fell to a 12-month low in April, HSBC said Thursday, indicating further weakness as growth sputters in the world's second-largest economy.
Beijing on Thursday defended Hong Kong's plan to vet candidates for its 2017 leadership election, saying it represented public opinion "from all walks of life" in the territory despite mass pro-democracy protests on the issue last year.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Hong Kong activists stand up for democratic rights against mainland-backed election reform proposals
Hong Kong's government unveiled election reform proposals Wednesday, setting the stage for another round of confrontation with pro-democracy activists and lawmakers opposed to Beijing-mandated restrictions on candidates for the city's top job.
A key measure of air pollutants in mainland China's capital showed a 19 percent drop in the first three months of the year, local authorities said Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Hong Kong's government Wednesday announced a roadmap for leadership elections that offered no concessions to the city's democracy camp - prompting opposition lawmakers to walk out of the plan's unveiling.
A pioneering plane attempting to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun took off from mainland China early Tuesday for the next stage of its journey, organizers said.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrived in Pakistan on Monday for a two-day visit in which he is expected to announce US$45 billion (NT$1.395 trillion) worth of investment projects in energy and infrastructure development.