Sunday, March 1, 2015
China indicated Friday that it opposes a U.S.-drafted resolution that would open a path for U.N. sanctions against those blocking peace and promoting violence in South Sudan.
China and Sri Lanka cut off speculation about deteriorating ties on Friday with a pledge of renewed cooperation on the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road initiative and the announcement of a visit by the island nation's new president in March.
A Chinese temple historically known for its martial arts traditions but which recently has gained a reputation for aggressive commercialization is planning to build a US$297 million complex in Australia that will include a temple, a hotel, a kung fu academy and a golf course.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
China imposed a one-year ban on ivory imports that took immediate effect Thursday amid criticism that its citizens' huge appetite for ivory has fueled poaching that threatens the existence of African elephants.
Chinese investors seeking green cards to live in America run the risk of being defrauded under a loosely regulated visa program, according to a report Thursday from a federal watchdog.
China defended its activities in the South China Sea as restrained and responsible Friday after the U.S. intelligence chief called its expansion of outposts in the region an “aggressive” effort to assert sovereignty.
Friday, February 27, 2015
With his latest political exhortation, Chinese President Xi Jinping is asserting his influence and advancing his agenda in a time-honored tradition among Chinese leaders.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
A famed 81-year-old Chinese dissident writer was given a suspended 2 1/2-year prison sentence Wednesday on charges of running an illegal business, apparently because he published articles critical of the country's propaganda chief.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Officials have put the brakes on some popular Chinese New Year events in big cities in the wake of a deadly stampede in Shanghai last month, leaving some observers complaining of a dampened mood and a kill-joy bureaucracy.
A Chinese man who was freed after six years on death row following a wrongful murder conviction was paid US$189,000 in compensation, state media said Tuesday, amid anger at the flawed legal system.