Outgoing envoy urges China to respect rights of activists

Gary Locke, the outgoing United States Ambassador to Beijing, urged China to respect the rights of peaceful political activists…

Top Shanxi official faces corruption probe

Shanxi anti-graft legislator Jin Daoming is under investigation for violation of laws…

China arrests Uighur scholar on secession charge

A prominent Uighur scholar has been formally arrested and accused of secession more than a month after being taken away by force…

Ex-Hong Kong editor stable after surgery

Ex-Mingpao editor Kevin Lau’s condition is stabilised after surgery following a gruesome attack on Wednesday…

Bus in Guizhou catches fire, killing 5

A public bus caught fire was swiftly engulfed in flames on Thursday in Guiyang, killing five people and injuring 32…

Gary Locke delivers farewell speech in China

Gary Locke delivers farewell speech in China…

China plane lands safely after malfunction scare

A flight bound for Shenyang City arrived safely on Tuesday after a faulty instrument forced its scheduled descent to be delayed…

Outgoing US Ambassador calls for human rights in China

In his farewell speech, Gary Locke also called for Beijing to guarantee human rights for peaceful activists…

HK finance chief: Fed uncertainty clouds outlook

In his annual budget speech, Financial Secretary John Tsang forecast that Hong Kong’s economy would grow 3-4 percent in 2014…

Assailant hacks ex-Hong Kong editor with cleaver

Kevin Lau, the former editor of Mingpao, is in critical condition after being hacked Wednesday by an assailant with a meat cleaver…