Issue: June 15, 2011   (Archive)
Tuesday, September 2, 2014   

Top uni brought to heel on party line
One of the nation's top universities has urged students and teachers to "fight against" criticism of the Communist Party.

Kids slain by school knifeman
A knifeman stabbed three children to death and wounded five more plus a teacher in a rampage at a Hubei primary school, in the latest attack against youngsters.

Boss quits crash airline
Taiwan's TransAsia Airways said its president Chooi Yee-chong has left the firm after staying on to help handle the aftermath of the July crash that killed 48.

Meat-mix six under arrest
Six employees of a Shanghai unit of US food supplier OSI Group have now been formally arrested over a scandal involving expired meat sold to fast-food giants.

Xi calls for warfare innovation
President Xi Jinping has called for more innovation in the nation's armed forces and a new strategy for information warfare amid a global military revolution.

Anti-graft push gets two more in Shanxi
The campaign against graft has been stepped up in coal-rich Shanxi province, and two top officials have been put under investigation amid a probe that has already ensnared the brother of an aide to former president Hu Jintao.

Japan war crimes - in 11-volume set
After releasing daily confessions of 45 Japanese war criminals, Beijing has published them in a 6,000-page, 11-volume series at least the second such set.

Dictionary taps online mood
A third edition of a Chinese dictionary backed by the national language regulator offers some new words frequently used by netizens, adding nearly 100 phrases to the lexicon.

Courts offer foreign look
China's top judge said foreigners will be allowed into courts regularly to listen to cases one of the initiatives by the leadership as it embarks on legal reform at a time of public discontent over many perceived miscarriages of justice.

Top judge lauds Zhou probe
The Chinese Communist Party's decision to investigate former senior leader Zhou Yongkang demonstrates clearly that no party member is above the law, the semi-official China News Service reported.

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