Many gay Chinese prefer fake marriages to facing family at home
Online forums help gay men and women enter into ‘cooperative’ marriages — but be prepared to haggle.
Children around the world already know the tune to Beijing's Winter Olympics song
At least, that's what music-loving internet users claim.
China's craze for fancy chairs is killing the world's forests
Conservationists at home, opportunists abroad.
China artist Ai Weiwei says Britain restricted his visa
Britain has denied Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei a six-month visa and restricted him to a three-week trip because he did not declare a "criminal conviction" in his application, he cited an embassy official as saying Thursday.
China stocks plummet because of poor economic data
Hong Kong stocks also slumped.
The RoboCup world soccer championship proves humans will dominate sports for a while
Be proud. No matter how uncoordinated you are, you can still kick a soccer ball better than an autonomous robot.
China just gave Ai Weiwei his passport back
Ai Weiwei, the Chinese artist and dissident, has been banned from traveling abroad since 2011.
China restricts passports for Tibetans: rights groups
Only two passports were issued in Tibet's Changdu prefecture in 2012 even though 650,000 people live there.
China's stock market has lost 10 times the value of the Greek government's debt
And it's still falling.
China stock crash sends shockwaves through economy
The turbulence raises questions about China's long-term economic growth.
Hillary Clinton accuses China of hacking US computers
Clinton's language on China appeared to be far stronger than that usually used by President Barack Obama's Democratic administration.
You’re running out of time to pay for sex in Tibet
For years China has allowed prostitution to fester across Tibet. But a looming anniversary has finally forced the government to begin cracking down.
Fed up with child kidnapping epidemic, Chinese citizens fight back
New alarm systems, iPhone apps, and death-penalty campaigns all aim to stem the flow of missing children.
China's Alibaba joins list of retailers to ban products with Confederate flag imagery
Company called the merchandise ethnically and racially offensive.
It's time for China and the US to have a talk
The world's two megapowers have not been feeling very chummy lately, which is why it's particularly important that today, high officials from the countries meet in Washington.
Smog city? Actually, Beijing's skies are prettier than wherever you are right now
It's the other 364 days of gray that will get to you ...
China's ex-security chief jailed for life at secret trial
China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang was jailed for life at a secret trial Thursday, the highest ranking ex-official prosecuted by Beijing for corruption in decades.
China's former security chief Zhou Yongkang jailed for life at secret trial
He's the highest ranking Chinese ex-official to be investigated for corruption in decades.
In China, you can go to jail for photoshopping the president
Caricatures of Xi Jinping as a steamed bun, mustachioed man, and Nazi are strictly verboten.
More than 390 confirmed dead in China ship sinking
Only 14 people have been confirmed alive out of the 456 — mostly tourists aged over 60 — on board when the 'Eastern Star' rapidly sunk on the Yangtze river in a storm on Monday.
It may be time to disconnect and move to the woods
Between NSA surveillance and foreign hackers, it's hard to imagine that any of our information is private any more.
Chinese officials end rescue operations for 'Eastern Star' boat victims
If no more survivors are found, the tragedy will be China's worst shipping disaster in nearly 70 years.
Rescue hopes fade for hundreds missing from China ship
So far only 14 people have been found alive. Hundreds have yet to be found.
A cruise ship carrying 458 people has capsized on the Yangtze river
The captain and chief engineer, who managed to survive, said the ship was hit by a tornado.
China launches campaign to snuff out smoking in Beijing
Anyone who breaks the law three times will also be named and shamed on a government website.
China tells workplaces they must have Communist Party units
China has passed a regulation ensuring government organizations and private companies have Communist Party units so that party policy can be implemented across society.
China’s premier is visiting Latin America. This is what he’s after
Li Keqiang is inking huge deals and making nice in an area the US once regarded as its 'backyard.'
Desperate Chinese are turning to mass suicide to get their government's attention
This tactic of last resort is shockingly common.
China's president in Pakistan to unveil $46 billion investment plan
The vast majority of the money will go towards energy projects.
Old Chinese women can't stop won't stop dancing in the streets
Many Chinese find them loud and annoying. But despite a promised crackdown, the government can't seem to stop them.
The US isn’t the only country that sentences innocent people to death
40 percent of the world's capital punishment nations realized they had the wrong suspects last year, a new Amnesty International report finds.