Topic: Xinhua News Agency
The Chinese Communist authorities' detainment of well-known artist Ai Weiwei is shocking even to a hardened dissident like me. It once again reveals the essence of the Chinese state for all the world to see: the rule by law for the authorities instead of the rule of law for the people.
04/21/2011 04:00 pm
Salt panic-buying sparks across China and other neighboring countries from fears of radioactive contamination.
03/18/2011 09:03 pm
China earthquake strikes in southwest border area with Burma (Myanmar). The China earthquake follows two earthquakes in Japan.
03/10/2011 01:57 pm
The West is guilty of wishful thinking when it excitedly imagines people-powered revolt in the Arab world spreading to China. There is dissatisfaction in China. But Tiananmen Square is not poised to become a Tahrir Square anytime soon. Here's why.
03/02/2011 02:02 pm
Libya evacuation: As the safety of foreign nationals deteriorates by the hour, China takes action, evacuating 12,000 Chinese. This latest Libya evacuation follows evacuations by US and European citizens after Qaddafi loyalists reportedly began opening fire on people in the streets.
02/25/2011 10:03 pm
China has limited coverage of the Egypt protest to its Xinhua news service and warned last week that websites that did not censor comments about Egypt would be 'shut down by force.'
02/01/2011 06:25 am
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China's highest-ranking foreign affairs official went to Pyongyang on Thursday, just after US Adm. Mike Mullen visited Japan and South Korea.
12/10/2010 02:04 pm
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China called Sunday for emergency talks on the Korea crisis as the US and South Korea began massive military exercises in the Yellow Sea.
11/28/2010 12:10 pm