Sunday, August 30, 2015
Beijing on Saturday approved a prisoner amnesty in a gesture to mark the 70th anniversary of the defeat of Japan in World War II, Xinhua News Agency reported.
China on Saturday amended the country's criminal law, tightening corruption sentencing and reclassifying sex with underage prostitutes as rape, state media reported.
U.S presidential hopeful Marco Rubio on Friday accused Xi Jinping of seeking to undermine U.S. interests, in a notably personal attack ahead of the Chinese leader's visit to Washington.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
The editor-in-chief of one of mainland China's most prominent official media websites is being investigated for suspected bribe-taking, prosecutors said Friday, amid a high-profile anti-corruption campaign by mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
Friday, August 28, 2015
Mainland Chinese police have arrested 12 people over giant explosions that killed 139 people and devastated a swathe of a Chinese port city, state media said Thursday as prosecutors probe 11 officials for neglecting their duties.
A well-known Chinese Christian lawyer had been out of contact for almost two days after being taken away by government workers in an eastern province where local authorities are under a deadline to remove the Christian symbol, the cross, from church roofs, his colleague said Thursday.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
From Belarus to Vanuatu, mainland China on Tuesday issued a list of world leaders attending next week's huge military parade to mark Japan's defeat in World War II that was notable for its absences.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Mainland China is heavily promoting its role sheltering European Jews from the Nazis as part of its commemorations for the 70th anniversary of victory over Japan, which will culminate in a huge military parade.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Police in mainland China have launched a manhunt for a man accused of fatally stabbing his estranged wife and eight other people.
A former senior official of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), Wang Dongxing, died at age 100 early on Friday, said the general office of the party's central committee.