Number of pigs in Shanghai river rises to 8,354

The number of dead pigs found in a Shanghai river that provides drinking water to the Chinese financial hub has risen to 8,354…

Hu Jia allegedly beaten as China elects new leader

Chinese activist Hu Jia said he was summoned to a police station and was beaten by state security officials…

Li Keqiang endorsed as new Chinese premier

Li Keqiang was endorsed as Chinese premier Friday morning at a meeting of the ongoing first session of the 12th National People’s Congress…

Teach for China recruits talents to teach in rural China

Nonprofit organization Teach for China sets up office in San Francisco to recruit talents to teach in rural China…

Hong Kong hostage victims sue Philippines

Some of the Hong Kong victims in the Philippines hostage crisis have decide to sue the Philippine goverment for compensation…

HK streamlines US visa application process

Starting on March 16, 2013, the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong will implement new, streamlined procedures for U.S. visa applications…

Xi Jinping elected President of People’s Republic of China

Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, was elected President of the People’s Republic of China…

CY Leung: HK government may invest directly to industries

Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung said Hong Kong government may invest directly to industries if necessary…

China’s state leaders candidates finalized

A name list of candidates for China’s top leaders, including top lawmaker and state president, was finalized Wednesday afternoon…

China rejects Western-style multiparty democracy

China’s top political advisory body closed its annual session in Beijing on Tuesday, after it completed its leadership handover…