Xi - Nazarbayev meetings (Apr 2013 - Jun 2018)

Chinese President Xi Jinping has met with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev 14 times since 2013. It was in Kazakhstan where Xi proposed to build a Silk Road economic belt for the first time during his visit to the neighboring country five years ago.

Lawmakers consider axing death penalty for 9 crimes

China's top legislature is considering abolishing the death penalty for 9 crimes, which is expected to serve as ...

2014/11/18 18:22:21

China's new wave of emigrants

The number of Chinese emigrants has reportedly been increasing rapidly over recent years. Most of those leaving are ...

2014/10/30 14:51:36

Rare diseases in China

The Ice Bucket Challenge, which continues to go viral on social media throughout the world, has successfully brought ...

2014/10/30 14:24:44

Mates of the state: China's diplomatic partners

"Partnership refers to a type of international cooperative relationship between countries (regions, organizations) based on mutual trust, within ...

2014/10/30 14:23:26

Web of intrigue: Zhou Yongkang's fall from power

China announced an official investigation into former security chief Zhou Yongkang, the highest-ranking official that has been probed ...

2014/10/30 14:20:20

Zhou's fallen protégés

China on Tuesday announced an official investigation into former security chief Zhou Yongkang, the highest-ranking official that has ...

2014/10/30 14:18:38

Alibaba: A short history of world's biggest IPO

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on September 19.

2014/10/30 14:00:53

Tourism to China drops as more Chinese travel abroad

With over 100 million people traveling abroad, China has become the largest market for outbound tourism in the ...

2014/10/29 17:13:04

Hong Kong's new electoral process

The HKSAR government has launched the legal procedure to revise the method for the selection of chief executive ...

2014/10/29 17:07:37

Scotland's bid for independence

The Scottish independence referendum officially started on September 18 as polling stations opened for voting on the question ...

2014/10/29 17:05:05

Catch me if you can: China's fled officials

According to a CASS report, about 16,000 to 18,000 officials in China went missing or fled abroad between ...

2014/10/29 16:14:13

Tiananmen in Bloom

Mass flower arrangements are often displayed to celebrate important festivals in China, such as Labor Day and National ...

2014/10/29 16:13:26