2 hrs ago | The Guardian
Courts in China 's far western region of Xinjiang have sentenced 19 ethnic Uighurs to up to six years in jail for promoting racial hatred and religious extremism online, in the latest crackdown on what China sees as violent separatists.
2 hrs ago | Evening Sun
Chinese courts have sentenced 11 people for inciting religious extremism and related crimes in the northwestern Muslim region of Xinjiang, just weeks ahead of the anniversary of bloody ethnic rioting that spread through the region four years ago.
6 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
North Korea expressed willingness on Wednesday to rejoin long-stalled nuclear talks, according to its ally China, but the United States, Japan and South Korea called for action instead of words.
8 hrs ago | National Geographic
The death of a dolphin in China that was photographed with beachgoers handling it shortly beforehand has sparked outrage on the country's social media sites.
12 hrs ago | Canada.com
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, right, speaks with Canada's foreign minister John Baird during their meeting in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Monday, June 17, 2013.
16 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville
FBI agents plan a third day of digging Wednesday in suburban Detroit for the remains of former Teamsters union leader Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared 38 years ago.
17 hrs ago | KTKZ-AM Sacramento
Chinese property and cinema conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group said Wednesday it is buying British yacht maker Sunseeker and will develop a high-end London hotel, expanding into the luxury market as part of the latest foray abroad by a major Chinese firm.
18 hrs ago | Reuters
China has completed a monitoring scheme in restive Tibet that requires all telephone and internet users to register under their real names, state media said on Wednesday, as part of a campaign to crack down on what officials describe as rumors.
18 hrs ago | The Republic
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday the world body's peacekeeping efforts face growing dangers from non-traditional threats such as suicide bombers and improvised explosive devices.
20 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
New research from WealthInsight shows Chongqing was the fastest growing city for multi-millionaires in China between 2007 and 2012.
New Home Prices Rise in Most Cities New home prices rose from a year earlier in 69 of the 70 largest cities in China in May, and new home prices rose in 65 cities if compared with a month earlier, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.
WeChat Joins Forces with McDonald's for In-App Purchase WeChat, a WhatsApp-like social networking app developed by Tencent Holdings Ltd , is trying out retailing with McDonald's Corp's public account.
21 hrs ago | AdelaideNow...
A FESTIVAL dedicated to dog meat in southern China has been targeted by protesting animal lovers, who have won a minor concession from local officials, an activist says.
A truck loaded with the Chinese made drone, the ASN-207, takes part in a military parade in Beijing, China.
Earlier today, the 38-year-old sports stud played a game of soccer with a group of children while visiting the children at the Nanjing Olympic Sports Center in Nanjing, China.
A Chinese government official is facing accusations of supporting a mistress with extravagant spending beyond his modest salary, in the latest sex scandal to hit the ruling Communist Party.
President Xi Jinping is to launch a "thorough clean-up" of the ruling Communist Party, state media reported Tuesday, the latest strongly-worded anti-corruption drive to be enacted by China's new leader.
The price of high-end fish around the world has spiked to an all-time high due to a recent rise in demand in China that is outpacing supply, according to a new report released Tuesday.