China Mekong Dam Project Generates Growing Controversy

China has the greatest number of dams in the world, though its plan to construct a dam on the cross-border Mekong River is increasingly...

In Hong Kong Election, Democrats Gain Despite Pro-Beijing Rebound

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing parties have emerged as the victors in Sunday’s local elections. After a tumultuous few weeks in Hong Kong...

China Congratulates, Criticizes Vatican on New Pope

China sent a message of both congratulations and criticism to the Vatican on Thursday following the election of a new Roman Catholic pope.The Chinese...

China’s Xiaolong fighter jet to make Dubai air show debut

Beijing: China Aviation Industry Corporation will display its Xiaolong fighter and civilian aircraft MA-600 at 12th Dubai International Air Show in Dubai from Nov....

China adopts controversial detention law

BEIJING- Chinese lawmakers on Wednesday passed into law controversial changes that give police powers to detain some suspects for up to six months in...

China Accuses Japan of Smear Campaign

China has accused Japan of trying to "smear" Beijing's image, after Tokyo alleged a Chinese warship locked its weapons-targeting radar on a Japanese vessel...

Chavez Death Could Impact Trade, Diplomatic Ties With China

BEIJING — Venezuela is an increasingly important source of fuel for China, and the death of Hugo Chavez may impact trade and diplomatic ties...

China court jails disabled activist and husband

BEIJING - A Chinese court sentenced disabled activist Ni Yulan and her husband to jail for "provoking trouble" on Tuesday, a year after the...

China to build world’s longest underwater tunnel

Johannesburg : China is reportedly planning to invest 36 billion dollars to build the world’s longest underwater tunnel, connecting Dalian in Liaoning province and...

Supporters cross China to visit Ai Weiwei

BEIJING - Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said Wednesday supporters had travelled thousands of kilometres to his Beijing studio to express their support and donate...

Rescue Workers Struggle to Reach Victims of China Earthquake

BEIJING — Rescue teams in southwestern China continue to search for survivors of Saturday's earthquake, despite heavy rainstorms that have hampered the effort to...

China Rebuffs UN for Criticizing it on Tibet Unrest

China has lashed out at U.N. criticism of Beijing's handling of unrest in Tibetan areas, where there have been frequent self-immolations and other protests.Chinese...

China steps up surveillance of Tibetan monasteries

BEIJING  - A top official in Tibet's capital has asked authorities to dispatch police to monasteries and step up security on main roads after...

Chinese Court: Wife of Disgraced Politician Didn’t Deny Murder Charge

A Chinese court says the wife of disgraced politician Bo Xilai did not deny murder charges against her in a high-profile trial Thursday.A court...

Report: 3,600 Syrians Treated for ‘Neurotoxin’ Exposure

BEIJING — A property glut in some smaller cities raises questions over how far China's decade-long housing boom can last at a time when...

China, India begin joint anti-terrorism drill

Beijing  - China and India began a joint anti-terrorism drill on Tuesday, the first such exercise by the Asian powers -- which have a...

Torrential Rains Kill 10 in Beijing

The heaviest rains to hit Beijing in more than six decades have killed at least 10 people and forced the evacuation of tens of...

China Urges US to Lift Sanctions Against Bank for Iran Ties

China is urging the United States to lift new sanctions imposed against a Chinese bank for doing business with Iran.China's foreign ministry said Wednesday...

China navy to carry out Pacific exercises

BEIJING - China has said it will conduct "routine" naval exercises in the Pacific Ocean, in the week after a major diplomatic campaign by...

China arrests 600 in huge child trafficking bust

BEIJING  - Chinese police have busted two huge child trafficking rings that spanned 10 provinces, arresting more than 600 suspects and rescuing 178 children,...