Friday, November 27, 2015
A court in southern China sentenced a leading activist who organized rallies for media freedom to six years in prison Friday in what his lawyer described as an unfair trial with an extra criminal charge added at the last minute.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
Officials from mainland China's ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) have supported violent attacks in restive Xinjiang, a top regional official said in remarks highlighting internal opposition to tough local policies.
Mainland Chinese state-run media called Wednesday for children born outside the country's one-child policy to be given crucial household registration documents, an issue that has left as many as 13 million in legal limbo.
Mainland China's leader Xi Jinping will bring no new concessions to the negotiating table when he attends key U.N. climate change talks in Paris next week, a senior Chinese diplomat said Wednesday.
A large-scale "real confrontation" drill held by the mainland Chinese Navy in the South China Sea Nov. 17-19, which mobilized destroyers, anti-submarine helicopters and submarines, was aimed at "high-profile targets," according to a Chinese military expert.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
China's President Xi Jinping will bring no new concessions to the negotiating table when he attends key UN climate change talks in Paris next week, a senior Chinese diplomat said Wednesday.
Almost all human organs donated for transplant in mainland China go unused, state-run media said, after years of controversy about the use of body parts from executed prisoners.
A mainland lesbian on Tuesday took the mainland Chinese authorities to court over textbooks describing homosexuality as a "psychological disorder," a landmark case in a country where discrimination remains common.
A 71-year-old mainland Chinese journalist appealed Tuesday against her seven-year jail sentence for "leaking state secrets," a conviction condemned by free speech advocates worldwide.
Mainland China is proposing a financial firm to fund projects in central and eastern Europe, mainland executive chief Li Keqiang said Tuesday, extending the Asian giant's global reach as it flexes its economic muscles.