Friday, November 13, 2015
His arms were bent behind the chair, his wrists cuffed so tightly his hands swelled.
U.S. House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi led a delegation of congressional Democrats on a rare trip by foreign politicians to Tibet, during a visit to mainland China that included meetings with officials in Beijing.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
BEIJING -- His arms were forcibly bent backward behind the back of a chair, and his wrists were so tightly cuffed that his hands grew swollen.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
A director of mainland China's first free trade zone (FTZ) in Shanghai has been put under investigation for "severe disciplinary violations," Chinese Communist Party (CCP) authorities said Tuesday, using a phrase which typically refers to corruption.
Mainland China's consumer price inflation fell to a five-month low in October, the government said Tuesday, in another sign of weak demand in the world's second-largest economy.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
A swath of China was blanketed with dangerous acrid smog Monday after levels of the most dangerous particulates reached around 50 times World Health Organization maximums, with energy use for heating blamed as winter sets in.
At home her son still calls her daddy, at work she dresses in a masculine style, but this Chinese person has a "little secret" -- she was born male, but is not any more.
Monday, November 9, 2015
Lower commodity prices and sluggish demands dragged down China's October trade figures, although the volume of imported oil and other raw materials rose as the world's second-largest economy stocked up on a few bargains, customs data released Sunday showed.
Sunday, November 8, 2015
Air quality reached extremely hazardous levels in the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang on Sunday, as northern China began to burn coal to heat homes for winter.