Beijing set Wednesday as a day of mourning over the 6.9-magnitude earthquake in China's western Qinghai Province last week. It is taking a very proactive stance in dealing with the aftermath of the disaster, which killed more than 2,000 people.
In his visit to China’s quake zone Sunday, President Hu Jintao hugged children and promised new schools and homes.
The official death toll from 6.9-magnitude earthquake in China rose above 1,100 Friday. Thousands of Tibetan Buddhist monks joined Chinese soldiers to distribute food and clothes in the devastated town of Jiegu.
The death toll in China's earthquake topped 600 on Thursday, as rescue teams pulled 1,000 survivors from the rubble but struggled with the high altitude and lack of heavy equipment.
Hu Jintao’s rise to power in China and style of politics suggests he’s not a liberal or conservative but a pragmatist.
India, China ended four days of high-level talks in Beijing on Thursday with an agreement to set up a hotline between prime ministers, to better avoid flare-ups over a longstanding border dispute.
China is protecting its green tech energy industries, says a new report by the National Foreign Trade Council. Moreover, Beijing is ordering big state-owned enterprises to favor Chinese manufacturers in their energy purchases, in violation of its WTO commitments, the report finds.
China Premier Wen Jiabao told 3,000 delegates at the National People's Congress that the government would intensify its anticorruption battle to empower people to oversee the government. The highly scripted gathering will last two weeks.