China reports income gap

China’s government reported the scale of the yawning gulf between its rich and poor for the first time in 12 years on Friday…

Programmer outsources own job to China

You’ve probably heard of American companies outsourcing jobs to other countries for cheaper labor…

A Chinese villager encounters wild panda in Shanxi

A Chinese villager recently unveiled a precious photo of a wild panda taking a walk in snow…

Severe Beijing smog prompts transparency

One of Beijing’s worst rounds of air pollution kept schoolchildren indoors and sent coughing residents to hospitals, but this time something was different about the murky haze…

Chinese smartphone netizen reaches 420 million

The total number of Chinese smartphone netizens was 420 million by the end of December, 2012…

2012: China adds 51 M. internet users

China’s population of Internet users rose 10 percent last year to 564 million even as communist authorities tightened controls on content, according to data released Tuesday…

Beijing releases tap water quality data

China will take measures to tighten supervision over water quality, according to a statement released by Beijing authorities recently…

Beijing’s air pollution reaches dangerous levels

Beijing’s air pollution reached dangerous levels yet again on Sunday, marking the third consecutive day of severe smog…

Yunnan landslide death toll rises to 42

Forty-two people have been confirmed dead, two others injured and dozens more remain missing after a landslide in southwest China’s Yunnan Province on Friday…

Chinese buyer says solar firm MiaSole will expand

The Chinese company that bought MiaSole, a California producer of thin-film solar panels, says it can make the emerging technology successful where others have suffered huge losses…