China

Chinese poet faces jail for posing with umbrella

SHANGHAI — Outspoken Chinese poet Wang Zang is facing up to three years in prison after security forces raided his Beijing home after he posted a picture of himself posing with...

Gallery: Hong Kong protests thin as two sides agree to talk

Hong Kong protests thin as two sides agree to talk

HONG KONG — The crowds of protesters who filled Hong Kong’s streets thinned dramatically today (Oct 7) after student leaders and the territory’s government agreed last night to...

Xi Jinping’s pure party

Xi Jinping’s pure party

China’s annual growth rate has recently increased from below 6 per cent at the start of this year to around 7.5 per cent in the second quarter, helped by a series of stealth...

Gallery: Hong Kong protests subside after tumultuous week

Hong Kong protests subside after tumultuous week

HONG KONG ­– Student-led protests for democratic reforms in Hong Kong subsided today (Oct 6) but a few hundred demonstrators remained camped out in the streets, vowing to keep...

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