China snubs Canada for bilateral meeting at APEC conference

  • Wed, 11/15/2006 - 11:00

Prime Minister Stephen Harper will not have an official meeting with his Chinese counterpart during this week's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference, in an apparent snub by Beijing over the Conservative government's emphasis on human rights.

China's push into Africa: Who really benefits?

  • Wed, 11/01/2006 - 11:00

A growing push into the world's poorest continent has led Beijing to dub 2006 "China's Year of Africa", but pointed questions are now being asked about who really benefits from the relationship.

Report: China students clash with police

  • Thu, 10/26/2006 - 12:00

As many as 10,000 college students fought with Chinese police in four days of protests over their academic status, damaging cars and buildings and leaving at least 20 people injured, a foreign monitoring group said Thursday.

Zhang Qingli elected Tibet Party chief

  • Mon, 10/23/2006 - 12:00

Zhang Qingli was elected secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Committee of the Tibet Autonomous Region on Monday.

Video Disputes China's Claim Shooting Was in Self-Defense

  • Mon, 10/16/2006 - 12:00

 A Romanian videotape that appears to show Chinese security forces shooting two Tibetan refugees in the Himalayas contradicts Beijing’s claim that the refugees were shot when soldiers acted in self-defense.

One-Party Rule's No Fun

  • Fri, 10/13/2006 - 12:00

Any dicussion of China would be incomplete without sufficient mention of human rights violations. There's the case of Zhao Yan, made quite public in the States by the New York Times, but it's hardly emblematic of the systematic abuses regularly carried out.

Olympic Committee Under Fire Over Beijing 2008

  • Thu, 10/12/2006 - 12:00

Illegal arrests, forced labor camps, brainwashing centers, organ harvesting, torture, murder, no freedom of press, Internet blockades, widespread corruption, and nepotism.

Beijing 2008: Forget Olympic Spirit

  • Fri, 10/06/2006 - 12:00

Illegal arrests, forced labour camps, brainwashing centres, organ harvesting, torture, murder, no freedom of press, Internet blockades, widespread corruption and nepotism.

China approves pipeline to move imported Turkmenistan gas

  • Wed, 09/27/2006 - 12:00

Chinese planners have approved construction of a multibillion-dollar pipeline to carry gas imported from Turkmenistan to China's southern business center of Guangzhou, a news report said Wednesday.

Drug report reveals up to 12 million Chinese addicted

  • Wed, 09/27/2006 - 12:00

China has become the most important trafficking route for illegal drugs in the Asia-Pacific region and may have as many as 12 million drug addicts.