Saturday, July 18, 2015
A celebrity Chinese "qigong master" who claimed to conjure snakes from thin air and cure the sick has been held by police on suspicion of kidnapping and murder, reports said Friday.
Friday, July 17, 2015
The spiritual leader of a Chinese Buddhist sect is to be prosecuted for financial and sexual offenses, state media said Thursday, as Beijing intensifies its crackdown on what it calls dangerous cults.
Cambodia's premier on Thursday called for a property tycoon, whose vicious assault on a popular TV star was caught on video, to return to the country and face justice after he went on the run.
The public face of the People's Republic of China's (PRC) national Olympic committee has been sacked from his government post after coming under investigation for corruption, officials said Thursday, weeks before the host of the 2022 Winter Games is chosen.
Communist Chinese authorities have said the distribution of a sex tape purportedly shot in a fitting room in one of Beijing's trendiest shopping malls is "against socialist core values," after the footage went viral.
Mainland Chinese authorities have cremated the body of a revered Tibetan monk against his family's wishes, rights groups said Thursday, after protests erupted following news of his death.
The People's Republic of China (PRC) on Thursday urged Tokyo to avoid "crippling regional peace and security," after the lower house of Japan's National Diet, or parliament, passed bills that could see Japanese troops fight abroad for the first time since World War II.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Twenty people from South Africa, Britain and India were detained in China and some may face criminal charges after being accused of watching "propaganda videos," a charity said Wednesday.
A Chinese court ordered a mugger's intended victim to pay his attacker 70,000 yuan (US$11,000) after he fought off the attempted robbery and beat him up, state-run media reported Wednesday., 1 Comment
Wan Li, a major Chinese Communist political figure who served as vice premier and who was seen as a liberal voice in the Communist leadership, has died, state television reported Wednesday. He was 98.