Monday, November 24, 2014   

Uighur scholar's appeal rejected against life sentence
11-21 18:38
A Chinese court on Friday rejected an appeal against a life sentence handed to a prominent scholar from the mostly-Muslim Uighur minority, as a 70-year-old j...
Chinese journalist tried on state secrets charge
11-21 11:42
A veteran journalist who is one of the best-known intellectuals to have been imprisoned for supporting the 1989 Tiananmen pro-democracy protests has gone on trial...
7 killed in knife attack at military clinic
11-20 17:36
Six nurses and a janitor were killed Thursday in a knife attack blamed on another employee at a military hospital and resort in a northeastern coastal town favore...
China blocks websites as Internet meeting begins
11-20 11:22
An Internet service company says Chinese censors have newly blocked access to several popular websites as they target content delivery networks that serve much o...
China seeks to cap coal use at 4.2b tonnes by 2020
11-19 19:02
China aims to cap its annual coal use at 4.2 billion tonnes by 2020, it said Wednesday, a one-sixth increase on current consumption, already by far the world's ...
China urges Internet 'security' amid rights criticism
11-19 16:25
A top Chinese official on Wednesday called for protecting Internet "security'' at a government-organized conference condemned by a human rights group as an atte...
Rumormonger sentenced to four years in jail
11-18 16:32
A Chinese rumormonger was sentenced to four years in prison for illegal business practices on Tuesday in Beijing. Chaoyang District People's Court also f...
Researchers plan Mars mission 'around 2020': state media
11-18 12:03
Chinese scientists are planning to launch a Mars rover "around 2020'', state media reported Tuesday, as the country pours billions into its space program and wo...
Man imprisoned for smuggling tiger bones, ivory
11-17 18:03
A court in east China's Shandong Province confirmed on Monday that in October it had sentenced a man to six-years' imprisonment for trafficking rare animal pa...
Fire in food plant kills at least 18
11-17 13:53
A fire in a carrot-packaging plant has killed 18 people in eastern China, police said Monday. An additional 13 people were injured in the fire Sunday night ...

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