The official welcoming Russian President Vladimir Putin was held on Saturday in Beijing on the square next to the Great Hall of the People.
As many as five people were killed in a blaze at a furniture warehouse in the Chinese eastern city of Suzhou, local media reported.
A powerful tornado killed 51 people and destroyed large numbers of buildings Thursday in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu, state media reported. The tornado hit a densely populated area of farms and factories near the city of Yancheng, about 500 miles south of Beijing, according to state...
BEIJING (Reuters) - A tornado and hail storms killed at least 51 people on Thursday in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu, state media said.
by Michael Yon Nobody does genocide like China. In the 20th Century Genocide Olympics, Nazis took the bronze, Soviets took the silver, and Chinese Communists took the gold. Day by day, China emerges as a threat to its own people, its neighbors, and to Japan and the United States. Show More Summary
Since Yao Ming's retirement in 2011 and Yi Jianlian 's flameout in 2012, the NBA-obsessed people of China have yearned for another homegrown hero. To whomever that distinction falls, so too will the attention of over a billion star-thirsty onlookers. Zhou Qi (pronounced "JOE CHEE ") could be that star. Show More Summary
Nami is a one-year old, cute Chinese Lihua kitty with beautiful green eyes. She is affectionate to people and friendly to other cats too. [ more › ]
A new poll shows that as many as 64 percent of people in China agree that the Yulin dog meat festival should end. Above, two of the 20 dogs rescued from a slaughterhouse on the eve of the festival. Photo by Adam Parascandola/HSI With...Show More Summary
The video is as strange as it is brutal. Posted to the Facebook page of China's state-run media organization, People's Daily, it shows a bank manager humiliating some of his employees. The video seems to have been taken by an employee watching the hazing, which took place publicly, on a stage. The manager accuses a […]
Wal-Mart is in discussions to sell its online e-commerce platform in China to the country’s No. 2 e-commerce company as part of a potential strategic tie-up, according to people familiar with the situation.
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to sell its Chinese e-commerce platform, Yihaodian, to JD.com Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the situation. The exact terms of the proposed deal are unclear...Show More Summary
A video on the Facebook page of China's People's Daily, the official media organisation of the Chinese Communist Party, apparently shows e mployees at a "Rural Commercial Bank" being spanked by their manager for not "exceeding themselves." Details...Show More Summary
A huge change is underway in China. Over the next 10 years, the country plans to move 250 million people — the equivalent of Indonesia's entire population — into the country's rapidly-growing megacities. To accommodate that enormous migration, the country has invested billions of dollars in massive infrastructure projects. Show More Summary
Five Hong Kong-based booksellers of material that poked at Chinese leaders such as President Xi Jinping have all been accounted for after about nine months of disappearances and detention. Hong Kong people protested against China, the detainer, over the weekend. Leaders in Beijing probably hope things get back to normal [...]
People who stand on glass bridges shouldn't swing sledgehammers, right? Not so, says the Chinese government, at least when it comes to the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon bridge—the highest, longest glass bridge in the world, according to Mashable. In fact, the operators of the bridge allowed Dan Simmons of BBC...
Last weekend, the worst mass shooting in American history occurred in Orlando Florida at an LGBT nightclub, killing at least 50 people and injuring a further 53. The act, committed by Omar Mateen, sparked debates on terrorism, gun control, mental illness and homophobia, rippling into the US presidential election. Show More Summary
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Over 4,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Saturday to protest against China's detention of five booksellers whose shop published gossipy books about Chinese leaders, including President Xi Jinping.
It's no secret that the Chinese government has no problem making people disappear that are causing a problem for the communist regime - we have written about the topic many times (here, here, and here). However, the latest case of a disappearance (that we're aware of) is most interesting. Show More Summary
"... Chinese state media have reported, in a trend that may involve thousands of people."“An investigation by Beijing Youth Daily [the official newspaper of the Communist Youth League] shows that in some money lending groups, femaleShow More Summary
A Chinese naval intelligence ship temporarily entered Japan's territorial waters in the early hours of 15 June, Japanese officials said. This is the first time a People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) vessel has been confirmed as entering Japan's 12 n mile territorial seas since a Han-class nuclear-powered attack submarine entered Japanese waters off Ishigaki Island in 2004. link.