By Didi Tang Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in southern China have seized about 8,000 rolls of toilet paper and another 20,000 packages of tissues containing unflattering images of Hong Kong’s pro-Beijing chief executive, according to an official of the small political party that placed the order. The items were to be sold at […]
By Didi Tang Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — The top aide to former Chinese President Hu Jintao has been placed under investigation for unspecified disciplinary violations, the official Xinhua News Agency said Monday, in a sign that President Xi Jinping is removing his predecessor’s influences while consolidating his power. The evening announcement came two years […]
By Didi Tang Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities announced early Saturday that they have arrested Zhou
By Erica Kinetz Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Closed-door court hearings of a prominent journalist and a noted minority scholar held on Friday were sharply criticized for violating due process and chilling freedom of expression as Chinese authorities tighten oversight of public speech.
AP Wire Service BEIJING (AP) – Investigators in China have found more than 200 million yuan ($33 million) in cash at the home of an energy official accused of receiving bribes, in the country’s largest cash seizure ever, a senior prosecutor said Friday.
By Gillian Wong Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — When attackers from China’s minority Uighurs killed 37 people in a July rampage in far western Xinjiang, police responded by gunning down at least 59 of them. When three Uighurs allegedly killed a top state-appointed Muslim cleric, police shot dead two of them. When security forces led […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Mike Chinoy is a Senior Fellow at the University of Southern California (USC)’s U.S.-China Institute. He served as a foreign
By Gillian Wong Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — The investigation into China’s former Security Chief Zhou Yongkang could pave the way for him to stand trial as the most senior politician ever prosecuted for
By Associated Press BEIJING (AP) – China is preparing for 2 million extra babies each year as a result of a loosening of its “one child per family” birth limits that will allow more couples to have two children, Chinese health officials said on May 29.
By Didi Tang and Christopher Bodeen The Associated Press JINAN, China (AP) — A court sentenced Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption Sept. 22, burying the career of one of China’s most up-and-coming politicians and lowering the curtain on a scandal that exposed a murder and illicit enrichment among the country’s elite.