A new study has shown that China’s panda population may be on the increase, writes Sarah Left.
They are famously sex-shy, beloved of poachers, and range over extensive, densely forested highlands. 427 more words
Marquise Brown | Contributing Writer
The Chinese government is considering tighter restrictions on smoking by making it illegal to smoke in public places. New Rules will be put into place banning smoking at certain outdoor areas like sports venue, restrict selling of tobacco to minors and force tobacco companies to include multiple warnings about the dangers of smoking prominently on their package labels, as was reported by the… 253 more words
Dear friends and colleagues,
We have just launched Gao Yu Citizen Journalism Award in honor of our veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu, who has been recently sentenced to a 7-year jail term by the Chinese authorities on baseless charge of “illegally providing state secrets beyond borders.” Now we are planning a campaign to raise funds for her early release, and for the 2016 Award ceremony in Hong Kong on World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2016. 240 more words
JIANLI, CHINA | BY JOHN RUWITCH AND MEGHA RAJAGOPALAN
China has pledged that there would be “no cover-up” of an investigation into the sinking of a cruise ship on the Yangtze River, which has left 75 people dead and over 370 missing, as angry families gathered near the rescue site to demand answers. 712 more words