Topic: Xinhua News Agency
The binge drinking death of a policeman at an official banquet in Shenzhen, China, has provoked fresh scrutiny of a culture of heavy drinking. Central and local government authorities are trying to rein in lavish spending on such events.
12/16/2009 09:05 am
Some 400 students attended Obama's town hall meeting in Shanghai, China, Monday. But Chinese censors blocked Facebook and YouTube, limiting coverage to local TV and China's official news agency.
11/16/2009 12:00 am
In a country where gold and jade have traditionally signaled love, more young Chinese couples now fancy diamonds. China is overtaking Japan as the world's second-largest consumer of the precious stone.
10/26/2009 01:00 am
In Pictures Developments in robotics
A Chinese delegation visited Kim Jong-il this week to press for reengagement on the North's nuclear program. The US, which has said it's open to talks, must deal with a deeply suspicious S. Korean leadership.
09/18/2009 01:00 am
Parents protest as tests show more than 2,000 children affected. Two new cases show that pollution regulations are often not enforced.
08/21/2009 01:00 am
Rebiya Kadeer is a petite, successful businesswoman, who now lives in exile in Virgina.
07/09/2009 01:00 am
Police established a curfew Tuesday, as 20,000 security forces roamed the streets. Internet connections have also been cut to prevent the violence from 'spreading.'
07/07/2009 01:00 am
In two polls this month, more people wanted China's first aircraft carrier to be named after the controversial leader than any other option.
06/22/2009 01:00 am
Airplanes themselves are safe, experts say, but flights to Mexico have been cut. Drug cartel violence is an issue too.
05/02/2009 01:00 am