CHINA

Frozen in power vacuum


Guangzhou, South China’s economic hub, has been functioning without a government leader for nearly two months now following the fall of its former Party chief over graft allegations.

As 110th anniversary of Deng’s birth approaches, echoes of history emerge

At a key moment in its transition towards major power status, China is reviewing the legacy left by Deng Xiaoping, which is continuous and bold reform and opening up.

Cloistered five days

A temple hidden in Lushan Mountain regularly holds teaching events for followers of Buddhism who long to find inner peace amid the frenetic pace of modern materialistic society.


This little piggy went to market

A young man paddles on a raft to transfer a pig on Wednesday in rainstorm-hit Lishui, East China’s Zhejiang Province. Most parts of the city and several towns nearby have been flooded. Over 20,000 people have been evacuated from the city.
Source: CFP | 2014-8-21 0:43:01

CPC urges scientific post-quake reconstruction

The Communist Party of China (CPC) has called for scientific and orderly efforts to resettle the homeless and rebuild homes in the quake zone of southwestern China’s Yunnan Province.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-8-21 0:43:01

Xinjiang orders real-name bus ticket purchases

Police and transport authorities in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region have ordered all bus-ticket purchases under real names, starting next month.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-8-21 0:43:01

Political dialogue sole way for South Sudan reconciliation: FM

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his South Sudanese counterpart Marial Benjamin in Beijing on Tuesday that political dialogue is the sole way for South Sudan to realize national reconciliation.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-8-21 0:38:02

CCDI uncovers details of election fraud investigation in Hengyang

China’s top disciplinary watchdog revealed the details of a large-scale election fraud in Hengyang, Central China’s Hunan Province on its website for two consecutive days.
Source: Global Times | 2014-8-21 0:38:01

Guo Meimei charged for gambling scheme

Guo Meimei, the 23-year-old woman who dragged the Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) into a credibility crisis three years ago, was officially charged Wednesday on suspicion of operating an illegal casino, a Beijing procuratorate announced.
Source: Global Times | 2014-8-21 0:33:02

Jackie Chan sorry over son’s drug use

Hong Kong kung fu star Jackie Chan Wednesday apologized to the public after his son Jaycee Chan, also known as Fang Zuming, was detained in Beijing on drug charges last week.
Source: Global Times | 2014-8-21 0:33:02

Churches not targeted: govt

Local authorities on Wednesday said the demolition campaign in Zhejiang Province is not targeting religion, as only a tiny fraction of the total demolished areas were being used for religious purposes.
Source: Global Times | 2014-8-21 0:33:01

Xi praises Deng’s legacy

President Xi Jinping vowed to uphold socialism with Chinese characteristics and China’s independent “path, theory and system” on Wednesday as China marked the 110th anniversary of the birth of former leader Deng Xiaoping.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-8-21 0:28:01

Three arrested for deadly factory blast

Three people of the top management of a factory rocked by a deadly explosion in east China's Jiangsu Province this month have been arrested.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-8-20 21:41:30

Chinese Internet celebrity Guo Meimei arrested for running casino

Chinese Internet celebrity Guo Meimei was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly running casino, authorities confirmed.
Source: Xinhua | 2014-8-20 21:41:04

Frozen in power vacuum

Guangzhou, South China’s economic hub, has been functioning without a government leader for nearly two months now following the fall of its former Party chief over graft allegations.
Source: Global Times | 2014-8-20 21:13:01

As 110th anniversary of Deng’s birth approaches, echoes of history emerge

At a key moment in its transition towards major power status, China is reviewing the legacy left by Deng Xiaoping, which is continuous and bold reform and opening up.
Source: Global Times | 2014-8-20 20:28:01