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New FIFA sponsor Wanda has sights on World Cup in…

BEIJING, (AP): Chinese conglomerate Wanda says becoming a top-tier sponsor leaves it "better placed" to help decide where future editions

Uyghur Imam, Farmers Sentenced For Illegally Practicing Religion in China’s…

An imam and eight farmers from a village in Aksu (in Chinese, Akesu) prefecture are serving prison sentences from seven

China’s Li pledges more reform, tries to reassure on growth

BEIJING, (AP): Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday promised more market-opening reforms and said Beijing can keep slowing growth on

Former Xinhua Reporter Takes a Swipe at Chinese Censorship

A former reporter at the state news agency Xinhua sharply criticized the Chinese government’s growing appetite for censorship in a

Bail Sought For Chinese Asylum Seekers Detained in Thailand

Authorities in Thailand have agreed in principle to release on bail a Chinese asylum seeker detained on illegal immigration charges,

‘Why Do You Insist on Treating Me Like The Enemy?’

A rights lawyer detained after calling for a trial by jury system in China has arrived in the United States.

China Extends Pretrial Detention of Two Democracy Activists

Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have further extended the pretrial detention of two prominent rights activists facing

Activists Call For Release of Jailed Chinese Women

Rights groups called on Tuesday for the release of key women activists on International Women's Day, as five feminists detained

US general: Air Force to keep flying over South China…

CANBERRA, Australia, (AP): The U.S. Air Force will continue to fly daily missions over the South China Sea despite a

Chinese Man Killed and Others Injured in Laos Shootings

A Chinese man was killed and eight other people were injured this week in a three near-simultaneous shootings about 125

Tibetan in India immolates in protest against Chinese rule

NEW DELHI, (AP): A New Delhi hospital official says that a 16-year-old Tibetan living in India has died three days

Slowing growth looms over China parliament meeting

HONG KONG: China’s Communist-controlled parliament meets on Saturday to approve a new five-year plan to tackle slowing growth in the

Chinese Editors Punished For ‘Political Mistakes’ Over Headline Acrostic

An editor at a cutting-edge newspaper in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong was fired and another slapped with an

Missing Hong Kong bookseller to give up British passport, denies…

HONG KONG, (REUTERS): A Hong Kong bookseller and British passport holder who disappeared last year has said he will renounce

China expects to lay off 1.8 million workers in coal,…

BY KEVIN YAO AND MENG MENG, BEIJING, (REUTERS): China said on Monday it expects to lay off 1.8 million workers

China presses ahead with space ambitions, deploying second space lab

BEIJING, (CNN): China announced Sunday it was sending its second space lab into orbit later this year, followed by a

China’s Army of Petitioners Invades Beijing Ahead of Annual Congress

A large group of retired and disabled Peoples Liberation Army veterans are joining the thousands of people marching into Beijing

Global stocks gain following reassurances from China on yuan

MANILA, Philippines, (AP): Global stocks rose Friday after China's central bank governor pledged not to devalue the yuan for the

‘You Cannot Call that Terrorist Simply Because Many People Died’

China refused in December to renew a work visa for French reporter Ursula Gauthier, effectively expelling the veteran journalist Beijing

China accuses US commander of using smears to seek defense…

BEIJING, (AP): China's Defense Ministry says the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific smeared China while seeking additional defense