Latest Chinese government Stories

2008-08-02 12:00:32

Rather than enhancing human rights, the Beijing Olympic Games have led to a human rights crackdown by the Chinese government, activists say.

2008-08-01 12:00:54

In the months preceding the Beijing Olympics, officials from the International Olympic Committee [IOC] assured wary journalists they would have unfettered access to the Internet while reporting the Games.

2008-07-29 12:01:02

By Chris O'Brien, The Washington Times Jul. 28--BEIJING -- A stroll through Beijing's maze of hutong alleyways these days reveals much about the Chinese government's obsession with security ahead of the Olympic Games and its unerring ability to rally its people around a common cause.

2008-07-26 18:00:23

Officials with a Chinese-language TV network allege the Chinese government has shut down its signal from the Eutelsat satellite company.

2008-07-25 06:00:29

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua "China Focus": "Olympic Media Village Opens, China Opens To Global Media"] BEIJING, July 25 (Xinhua) - The Olympic Media Village opened on Friday for 21,600 domestic and foreign registered reporters, amid some foreign media's concerns about free reporting in China.

2008-07-20 03:00:35

By Tang, David Albert Speer was commissioned by the Chinese government to lay out a masterplan for the access to the Olympic Green in Beijing. His design consisted of one impressive avenue connecting the Forbidden City and the National Stadium in which the opening ceremony will take place.

2008-07-09 09:14:20

New research says one-quarter of the adult population in China is now considered overweight or obese, and that number could double in the next 20 years.

2008-06-30 12:02:28

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo [By John Duce] Beijing, June 30 Kyodo - A group of envoys from the Dalai Lama arrived in Beijing on Monday for talks with Chinese government officials aimed at easing tension after Tibet and neighbouring provinces were hit by riots earlier this year.

2008-06-29 06:02:32

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua "Interview": "UN Chief Hopes for Strengthened Partnership With China"] UNITED NATIONS, June 28 (Xinhua) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has expressed hope that his upcoming visit to China will contribute to a strengthened partnership between China and the world body.

2008-06-26 18:00:42

Tokyo, June 26 (Jiji Press)--The Japanese government intends to keep close contact with the United States over North Korean issues after Washington starts procedures to remove the reclusive nation from its list of state sponsors of terrorism following Pyongyang's latest nuclear declaration.

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