- Tue, 03/17/2015 - 19:29
Anti-corruption agents have paid another visit to the executive suite at China National Petroleum Corp., the nation’s top oil and gas producer. The official being investigated this time is Liao Yongyuan, vice chairman at listed unit PetroChina Co.
- Tue, 03/17/2015 - 19:26
The Chinese authorities last year detained more people advocating greater civic rights than at any time since at least the mid-1990s, a United States-based organization said in a new report.
- Wed, 03/04/2015 - 20:45
The proposed new anti-terror law in China would be a targeted assault on freedom of religion and expression, as well as the rights of ethnic minorities, Amnesty International warned.
- Wed, 03/04/2015 - 20:36
The Chinese military budget for 2015 will be about 10 percent bigger than last year’s, a senior Chinese official said on Wednesday, meaning that such spending is growing at a pace faster than the overall growth rate of the Chinese economy.
- Sat, 02/28/2015 - 13:40
China is close to approving a law that will create a legal framework for sending troops abroad on counter-terrorism missions, as Beijing seeks to address the vulnerability of the country's growing global commercial and diplomatic interests.
- Thu, 01/29/2015 - 09:33
2014 Sees Crackdown on Critics, Party Rivals
- Thu, 01/29/2015 - 09:28
Calamity comes through the mouth, warns a Chinese saying. And for Pu Zhiqiang, one of China’s most prominent human rights lawyers, calamity has come in 28 passionate, scathing remarks that the police say he made on the Internet.
- Tue, 01/27/2015 - 20:20
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) yesterday released the seventh annual China Press Freedom Report, CHINA’S MEDIA WAR: Censorship, Corruption & Control.