China's crackdown on corruption in 2013

For many government officials, the past year has been hard on them. For starters, the nationwide anti-corruption crackdown on "tigers and flies" has been quite a challenge.
Source: | 2013/12/23 17:44:09

Caught with the secretary: Political scandal surrounding top aides

The ongoing controversy surrounding the corruption and abuses of power among political secretaries intensified when a speech by Xi Jinping, made more than two decades ago, resurfaced online.
Source: | 2014/5/3 20:01:29

A number of officials have been removed from their posts due to corruption or misconduct after investigations by disciplinary authorities. However, all were exposed by Internet users who found the initial clues that led to investigations.<br /> <br /> <a href=""><strong>More in Special Coverage</strong></a>
Source: | 2012/12/30 14:51:55

Anti-corruption campaign throws book at China's universities

The ivory towers of universities might seem like a refuge from the woes of the world, and, in China, from rampant corruption. But the recent detention of senior university officials has tarnished the image of the campus. The public is wondering: Are schools places of learning, or are they about turning a buck?
Source: | 2014/2/12 11:28:58

As the year of 2012 ends, we list the greatest hits of 2012 which cover top 10 most viewed artices, top 10 most commented articles, top 10 most viewed op-ed articles and so on.
Source: | 2012/12/30 23:01:48

Thailand's political deadlock

Thai military junta on May 25 warned the public against rallying and using social media to incite unrest.
Source: | 2014/5/25 19:40:24

China, Russia ink gas deal after decade-long negotiation

China and Russia inked a mega natural gas supply deal on May 21 in Shanghai after a decade-long negotiation, with reports estimating that it is worth $400 billion.
Source: | 2014/5/22 19:53:00

The largest-ever CICA summit kicks off in Shanghai

China and Russia expressed "grave concern" over the political crisis in Ukraine in a joint statement signed in Shanghai on May 20.
Source: | 2014/5/20 19:52:15

Putin's China visit seeks to bolster ties

The naval forces of China and Russia will conduct the joint military exercise code-named "Maritime Cooperation 2014" in the sea and air areas in the north of East China Sea which are to the east of the Yangtze River estuary in China from May 20 to 26, 2014. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping will jointly attend the opening ceremony for the naval exercise.
Source: | 2014/5/19 20:02:52

As tensions rise, China evacuates 3,000 nationals from Vietnam

More than 3,000 Chinese nationals have been evacuated from Vietnam as of Saturday afternoon after the recent deadly violence against foreign businesses and citizens, China's Foreign Ministry said early morning on May 18.
Source: | 2014/5/18 19:14:35

PLA general tours US carrier amid South China Sea tensions

Top Chinese General Fang Fenghui has toured an American aircraft carrier at the start of his US visit. Fang is the Chief of the General Staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army.
Source: | 2014/5/15 19:21:11

Migrant workers' wages increased 13.9 percent in 2013: report

This survey covers the rural regions of China's 31 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities. Data included in the census was collected from a total 8,930 villages and 235,000 rural workers hailing from 1,527 counties and districts.
Source: | 2014/5/13 20:36:59

Chinese fishermen jailed in Philippines, catch worldwide attention

Nine out of the 11 Chinese fishermen arrested by local police last Tuesday near China's Half Moon Shoal in the South China Sea were formally charged by the Palawan Regional Trial Court in western Philippines on May 12.
Source: | 2014/5/12 19:37:29

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits Africa

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang left Beijing on May 4, his trip to Africa will take him to Ethiopia, Nigeria, Angola and Kenya. This is the first time Li will have set foot on the continent as Premier, and also his first foreign visit this year. Ahead of the trip, Li said in an interview with African press that relations between China and Africa have entered a "golden period". Both sides have benefited from their cooperation.
Source: | 2014/5/4 17:36:31

Boao Forum for Asia 2014

Political, business, and academic leaders are gathering in South China's Hainan province for this year's Boao Forum for Asia. Premier Li Keqiang will address the opening ceremony.
Source: | 2014/4/6 20:08:51

Ukraine crisis

The Crimean parliament declared independence from Ukraine on Monday, after official results showed 96.77 percent of Crimean voters chose to join Russia in Sunday's referendum.
Source: | 2014/3/18 18:35:43

Mystery surrounds missing Malaysia Airlines flight

An international team is intensifying and expanding its effort in the search of a missing plane, a Malaysian official said in Kuala Lumpur in the afternoon of March 10, more than 60 hours after it lost contact with air traffic control on March 8.
Source: | 2014/3/10 20:14:20

Mixing food and politics: When leadership steps out to lunch

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (front) selects snacks at a store in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province, April 11, 2014.
Source: | 2014/5/6 19:53:39