An influential Chinese journalist and a crusading environmental lawyer from China are among this year’s winners of Asia’s Magsaysay awards, the organisers announced Thursday.
Chinese prosecutors on Wednesday charged a prominent ethnic Uighur academic with separatism following his detention earlier this year, sparking renewed international calls for his release.
At least 42 people were killed in a plane crash in Taiwan on Wednesday, officials said, with witnesses and local media reporting the flight came down in a storm after an aborted landing....Read More
More than 40 people were feared dead in a plane crash in Taiwan on Wednesday, officials said, with witnesses and local media reporting the flight came down in a storm after an aborted landing....Read More
China on Wednesday accused London of interfering in its internal affairs after British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg met two leading Hong Kong pro-democracy activists urging greater freedoms from Beijing....Read More
The United States wants China to break a logjam over a proposed WTO information technology pact in annual bilateral talks this week, the top US trade envoy said Monday....Read More
Taiwan on Monday placed two military outposts facing China under civilian control, in a significant step towards opening them to tourists and another sign of the warming ties between the two former bitter rivals.
Everyone has a pun, apparently, and when the subject for fodder includes, the oft-tony city of San Marino, her mayor, politely bagged dog defecation and the walkway of a frequent political adversary, there seems to be a never-exhausted supply.
Up to 200,000 people are expected to take part in a candle-lit vigil in Hong Kong Wednesday to mark the 25th anniversary of the violent Tiananmen Square crackdown — as China seeks to wipe the incident from memory.
Troops deployed from China’s provinces laughed as they shot randomly at pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square, according to a US account declassified Tuesday for the 25th anniversary.