HK and Thailand couples wed on 12-12-12

The twelfth of the twelfth, 2012 is being hailed as a magical marriage date across some Asian countries with wedding planners swamped with bookings…

Activists: 8th Tibetan child self-immolates

A teenage girl set herself on fire on the grasslands of an ethnic Tibetan region in western China, becoming the eighth child to self-immolate to protest Chinese rule over the region…

Photo Gallery: 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature for Mo Yan

Chinese writer Mo Yan received the 2012 Nobel Prize Laureate for Literature at the Stockholm Concert Hall in Stockholm…

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China’s new leader Xi retracing Deng’s reform trip

China’s new leader Xi retracing Deng’s reform trip…

Panic buying of candles in China

People in a residential community in southwest China have begun panic buying candles recently, a trend instigated by a rumored three-day blackout beginning Dec. 21…

Shenzhen police crack down on smuggling gang

Shenzhen Customs in South China have recently busted a smuggling network clandestinely transporting goods valued at more than 100 million yuan…

Nobel literature winner defends censorship

This year’s Nobel literature winner Mo Yan defended censorship Thursday as something as necessary as airport security checks…

Detained China Nobel wife speaks out

Liu Xia trembled uncontrollably and cried Thursday as she described how absurd and emotionally draining her confinement under house arrest has been…

China Nobel prize winner Mo Yan heads to Stockholm

Mo Yan, Chinese novelist and this year’s Nobel Prize winner in literature, was leaving Beijing on Wednesday for Stockholm…

Beijing to offer 72-hour visa-free stay for foreign visitors

A 72-hour visa-free policy for foreign travelers to Beijing next year will significantly boost local tourism, officials hope…