U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Jordan's Zeid Raad al-Hussein speaks during a news conference at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.

New U.N. rights boss says in talks with China on Tibet visit

  • Thu, 10/16/2014 - 19:15

The new United Nations human rights chief said on Thursday at his first media briefing in the job that he wanted to visit Tibet and was talking to Chinese authorities about a trip there.

Journalists voiced frustration that they are regularly asked to take their meticulously written defamations of antigovernment activists and reduce them to mere 30-second video blogs.

Chinese Journalists Bemoan Decline Of Traditional State-Run Newspapers, Rise Of State-Run New Media

  • Tue, 08/19/2014 - 01:22

Claiming the changed media landscape of the digital age has led to a marked drop in the depth and quality of party propaganda, veteran reporters in China expressed concern this week over what they see as the decline of traditional state-controlled journalism in their country.

Zhou Yongkang quickly rose from an oil field technician to become one of China's top politicians

Profile: China's fallen security chief Zhou Yongkang

  • Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:16

Zhou Yongkang was one of the nine most senior politicians in China until 2012, but has now fallen from grace.

The headquarters of the Confucius Institute in Beijing, in a file photo.

Concerns Grow Over China's Confucius Institutes

  • Tue, 07/29/2014 - 08:13

U.S. academics say the institutions largely run themselves, and limit what can be taught in their classrooms.

Daniel R. Russel Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

The Future of U.S.-China Relations

  • Wed, 06/25/2014 - 20:27

Daniel R. Russel, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Testimony Before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Workers in Kazakhstan complete a section of a pan-Central Asian gas pipeline designed to address China's growing energy needs. REUTERS/Pavel Mikheyev

Central Asia supplies close to half of Chinese gas imports in 2013

  • Wed, 06/18/2014 - 21:20

Central Asia is now supplying nearly half of China's needs for imported gas, with the majority sourced from Turkmenistan, according to a new report from BP. However, Beijing continues pushing to raise its imports from the region.

Gazprom to sign monumental gas deal with China

  • Mon, 05/19/2014 - 18:50

Russia and China are due to sign a long-awaited gas contract on Tuesday, in which Beijing could pay up to $456 billion for Russian gas over the next 30 years.

Conference Tells Beijing to Leave Religion Alone

  • Thu, 05/15/2014 - 19:54

Lawyers, scholars, and activists say officials have no business meddling in spiritual matters.

A police officer looks on as passengers walk on the square outside Guangzhou railway station on May 7, 2014, a day after six people were wounded in a knife attack at the station.

'Terrorism' in China Linked to Hard-Line Policy on Dissent: Analysts

  • Thu, 05/08/2014 - 20:31

China says it was the target of 10 'terrorist incidents' in the past year.

Minitrue: Xi Jinping in Xinjiang, More

  • Thu, 05/01/2014 - 21:13

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online.