Tag: China

Photos: Choking and crying; Hong Kong protesters pinned on campus

Hong Kong police laid siege to a university on Monday, firing rubber bullets and tear gas to pin back anti-government protesters armed...

China, Sweden escalate war of words over support for detained bookseller

Beijing has doubled down in its criticism of Stockholm's support for Gui Minhai, a book publisher detained in China, after Sweden's minister...

China’s next commercial rockets to make test flights in 2020, 2021...

China will launch test flights for the next two space rockets in its Smart Dragon series meant for commercial use in 2020...

China stops couriers from shipping black clothing to Hong Kong amid...

China has banned the bulk shipment of black clothing and other items popularly used by Hong Kong protesters to the city, staff...

Exclusive: Satellite images reveal China’s aircraft carrier ‘factory,’ analysts say

High-resolution satellite images show that the construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is progressing steadily alongside expansive infrastructure work that analysts...

China bridge collapse kills three, injures two

Three people died and two were injured when a highway bridge collapsed on Thursday in China's eastern province of Jiangsu, state news...

China’s tourists cut back foreign travel over ‘Golden Week’, choose patriotic...

Chinese mainland tourists cut back on trips and spending abroad during the long "Golden Week" holidays in early October, with a weaker...

Hong Kong leader says no plan to use emergency powers for...

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the government had no plans at present to use colonial-era emergency powers to...

Photos: Hundreds return to Hong Kong streets as metro, shops shut...

Hong Kong’s metro system stayed shut on Saturday, paralysing transport in the Asian financial hub after a night of chaos in which...

A dozen hand-picked foreigners join China’s parade of soldiers and tanks

Among the 100,000 almost entirely domestic participants in China's military-led parade on Tuesday was a float bearing a dozen hand-picked foreigners -...