China is set to remove a two-term limit for its president in what observers see as an "unprecedented" reversal of its political direction toward the 1970s, when the country's Communist leader had absolute power over the world's most populous nation.
China’s conservative culture and tight government controls over the media and civil society have so far prevented a discussion about sexual harassment from taking root. But one young journalist believes the country urgently needs to have its own #MeToo moment.
China's north-eastern Liaoning province was the country's only region to slump into recession last year. A new plan to save the corruption-plagued "rust belt" province is regarded by residents with a mixture of hope and scepticism.
Beijing (dpa) – Thirty heads of state and government adopted Monday a joint statement supporting Chinese President Xi Jinping’s ambitious plan to build a trade and infrastructure network across Eurasia.
The country leaders posed in front of a traditional Chinese paintin...
Beijing (dpa) – EU states voiced reservations over Beijing's ambitious plans to create a new "Silk Road" for intercontinental trade and infrastructure, demanding guarantees from China on free trade, environmental protection and working conditions.
BEIJING (City Weekend) - Last December, a thick blanket of smog enveloped Beijing and stayed for a couple of weeks. The pollution shut schools, grounded flights, and sent Chinese social media into a spiral of panic and soul-searching. China’s Minister of Environmental...