Saturday, April 12, 2014
A prominent Chinese legal activist defiantly denounced a court as “absurd” on Friday as it upheld his jail sentence for supporting anti-corruption protests, his lawyer said.
China's consumer inflation edged up in March as food prices rose despite signs the world's second-largest economy is slowing.
China's growth in auto sales decelerated further in March and local brands lost market share in the face of intense foreign competition, an industry group reported Friday.
Friday, April 11, 2014
China reported an unexpected contraction in exports in March, raising the danger of job losses as Beijing tries to overhaul its slowing economy.
A senior Chinese official killed himself in his Beijing office this week, reports said Thursday, in the latest mysterious suicide of a ruling Communist Party cadre.
A major Chinese directors' association declined to name a best picture or best director at its annual awards ceremony, an unprecedented move that triggered debate over whether it was intended as a protest against censorship.
Chinese Christians have asked the government to halt what they claim is an orchestrated campaign to demolish churches, a U.S.-based religious rights group said.
Beijing artist Liang Kegang returned from a business trip in southern France with well-rested lungs and a small item of protest against his home city's choking pollution: a glass jar of clean, Provence air.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The daughter of a prominent Uighur academic told U.S. lawmakers Tuesday that his arrest sent a message China will not tolerate even peaceful expression of grievances by the minority group.
A longtime aide to Chinese political heavyweight Zhou Yongkang has been sacked from his post and expelled from the ruling Communist Party for corruption, a party body said Wednesday.