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Faced with growing public anger about a poisonous environment, China's government released a yearslong study that shows nearly one-fifth of the country's farmland is contaminated with toxic metals, a stunning indictment of unfettered industrialization under the Communist Party's authoritarian rule.
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China is stepping up its long-running crackdown on Internet freedom this week, launching a new campaign to purge the web of porn while jailing a blogger for spreading "rumors" online.
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At least 170 dead pigs have been retrieved from a river in China's Qinghai province, authorities said Wednesday.
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One of relatives of Chinese passengers onboard the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 grieves at a hotel conference room in Beijing, China, Friday, April 18, 2014.
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A Chinese government trade union says it will mediate a labor dispute in which tens of thousands of workers have joined a massive strike against the world's largest shoemaker.
Four New Citizens' Movement activists sentenced by Beijing court for 'gathering a crowd to disturb public order' after they called on officials to reveal their assets China sentenced four activists to jail for up to three-and-a-half years on Friday for urging officials to reveal their assets, a lawyer said, the latest convictions in a crackdown on ... (more)
Police in China's far-western region of Xinjiang have shot dead a man who drove through a security checkpoint, the local government said on Thursday, the latest violence to hit the troubled area with a large Muslim population.
The Chinese government's latest effort to bring the country's social web under control appears to be backfiring.
The chairman of state-owned China Resources Holdings Co. Ltd., a holding company for a group of energy, land and consumer businesses in mainland China and Hong Kong, is under investigation, China's top anti-corruption body said on Thursday.
China says police killed a youth who attacked a checkpoint in the restive northwestern Xinjiang region, contradicting allegations he was gunned down after running a red light.
Factories that had thrived by using cheap migrant labor to churn out inexpensive clothing, electronics and toys for export now face changing government priorities as a growth engine based on investment and trade loses its momentum after more than a decade of double-digit expansion.
In this photo taken Wednesday, April 16, 2014, members of the Israeli and foreigner's group tour, that is organized by IPCRI, an Israeli Palestinian group promoting co-existence, visit the grave of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, at the West Bank city of Ramallah.
China's automakers are the underdogs heading into next week's Beijing auto show, where foreign and domestic brands will jostle for attention in a market that is increasingly difficult for homegrown models.
Israeli delegation of lawmakers meets with Abbas in Ramallah; Horowitz says Abbas denounced all terror including attack on Baruch Mizrachi in Hebron and that he would participate in investigation to bring perpetrators to justice.
For the world's sake, and its own, China needs to change the way it builds and runs its cities "A GREAT city", said Benjamin Disraeli, "a is the type of some great idea.
A labor protest that began recently in the manufacturing city of Dongguan at a factory operated by Yue Yuen Industrial, which makes shoes for brands including Nike, Adidas , is raising worries that production in a key cog of the global sneaker supply-chain may be disrupted.
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa, is won the Best Airline of the Year Award at MICE Magazine's 7th Annual Award Ceremony held in Beijing, China on April 11, 2014.