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What’s the best way to ensure that China’s elementary schools aren’t sponsored by tobacco companies? Ban tobacco advertising, the World Health Organization says.
China’s regulators are attempting to do something that would likely never be possible in Hollywood—wipe stars who commit drug and sex offenses from the big screen.
China’s pledge to let the market play a decisive role in the economy is compelling, but there’s been little progress so far in turning this goal into reality, according to a U.S.-based business group.
Charades has always been a game of interpersonal interaction. But for some who have played an electronic version touted on Alibaba’s chat service, the interaction might have been a little more interpersonal than they had bargained f...
Recently published remarks by President Xi Jinping on genetically modified food have renewed debate on whether China should be more accepting of GMO crops. But scientists and analysts say Mr. Xi’s comments are more a reiteration of Beijing’s cautious embrace of biotechnology than a signal for looser GMO restrictions.
When the earth rumbled just before bedtime in China’s Yunnan province on Tuesday and authorities set their highest-level emergency alert, many braced for heavy casualties. But two days later, the official death toll from the magnitude 6.6 quake in Jinggu County stood at just one person.
The day's China news in pictures: The "blood moon" is seen in the sky, quake victims take temporary shelter in tents, the head of China's Shaolin Temple attends a cultural festival in London and more.
Joshua Wong should be in school, but for the last 20 days, he has spent more time on the streets and the police precinct than in a classroom.
As with advertising, it’s difficult to measure the success of an ideological political campaign. But now, a fresh set of benchmarks tallies the impact of Xi Jinping’s 15-month- effort to renew public confidence in the Chinese Communist Party.
For modern Chinese leaders, no mission carries more patriotic importance than realizing the dream of “One China.
The disappearance in July of the 52-year-old vice mayor of Henan’s Luoyang city set off a manhunt for one of China’s most senior disappeared officials in recent years. Yet when he was caught earlier this week, he wasn’t living the high life. Police found him only two provinces to the south, sitting on a bed in a rental apartment clad in pajamas.
The day's China news in pictures: Rescue team members line up for work in earthquake-hit Yunnan province, dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the Gymnastics World Championships, passengers return home on the final day of the weeklong National Day holiday and more.
The campaigns against pollution and corruption should be clearly linked whenever possible to the current emphasis on raising the influence of the judicial system.
Student protest leaders and government officials agreed to begin formal negotiations after more than a week of sit-ins calling for greater democracy—a mass movement that marked the biggest fissure in this city’s political landscape in a decade.
One of China’s biggest financial firms is offering to lend money to home buyers for down payments, part of a trend that could help the housing market but has prompted worry about risks to the financial system.
Hong Kong's civil-disobedience movement might have lost some steam but an assault on a Western university instructor by a China supporter Monday indicates that the underlying tension over Beijing's influence in the city continues to simmer.
The man who governs Hong Kong is holed up in his official residence—a former British governor’s mansion—with fruit served by stewards as he pursues a negotiated solution to protests gripping the city.
Kevin Ko, a 32-year-old insurance agent, reluctantly went back into work on Monday, “sleepy, tired and with a pair of heavy legs,” he said. “I’m in the office, but my mind is still in Causeway Bay.”
More than 12 hours spent at the protests’ nerve center Sunday and into the wee hours Monday revealed a makeshift campaign running on scraps of raw energy and instant noodles.
As Hong Kong’s young protesters want far more say in the city’s fate, the older generation remembers having a lot less. Follow columnist Andrew Browne on a walk around his childhood neighborhood.