|Christl Leong |||Apr 07, 2015 07:32 AM EDT|
An explosion at a paraxylene plant in Zhangzhou, Fujian province has sparked a major fire Monday night, just days after violent protests broke out in China's southern Guangdong against the construction of a similar petrochemical plant.
|Christl Leong |||Feb 11, 2015 12:34 AM EST|
China's recently discovered gas field in the disputed South China Sea could yield up to 100 billion cubic meters of natural gas, the state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) said on Saturday.
|Christl Leong |||Feb 10, 2015 12:25 AM EST|
China's Education Minister Yuan Guiren's call to ban textbooks promoting Western values from Chinese universities have sparked intense debate among members of the academe, most of whom reject the notion that foreign pedagogy poses a threat to the Communist Party's survival.
|Christl Leong |||Dec 17, 2014 06:46 AM EST|
A Chinese passenger eager to alight from his China Eastern flight upon arrival earlier this month caused a two-hour delay after attempting to use the emergency door for a quicker exit.
|Christl Leong |||Dec 12, 2014 02:45 AM EST|
China has rejected international oversight of its pledged cuts on carbon emissions even as more than 190 countries work towards a new deal that would combat global climate change.
|Christl Leong |||Dec 11, 2014 05:23 AM EST|
U.S. authorities have arrested a Chinese national for allegedly transporting sensitive proprietary information for the development of titanium used in the manufacture of U.S. Air Force fighter jets.
|Christl Leong |||Dec 10, 2014 05:15 AM EST|
Ukraine on Tuesday accused Russian-backed rebels in the east of violating the "Day of Silence," just hours after both sides acquiesced to pave the way for a lasting ceasefire, the fourth such attempt since peace talks in Minsk began in September.
|Christl Leong |||Dec 10, 2014 12:42 AM EST|
The Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)'s "enhanced interrogation program" in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks, released on Tuesday, has exposed the agency's failures and laid bare to the extent of brutality Washington's chief spying agency had enforced during the Bush-era.
|Christl Leong |||Dec 09, 2014 01:37 AM EST|
The Syrian government on Monday called on the United Nations to impose sanctions on Israel for the bombing of Damascus airport and Dimas, an attack which officials condemned as a "heinous" crime against Syrian sovereignty.
|Christl Leong |||Dec 08, 2014 08:22 AM EST|
The remains of South African al-Qaeda hostage Pierre Korkie, 56, who was killed on Saturday along with American national Luke Somers during a botched U.S.-led rescue operation in Yemen, will be flown home to his his wife and two children.
|Christl Leong |||Dec 08, 2014 04:54 AM EST|
The impending release of a highly controversial report detailing the Central Intelligence Agency's "enhanced interrogation techniques" following the 9/11 terror attacks has defense officials and Republican lawmakers in an uproar over its consequences on U.S. national security and foreign policy.
|Christl Leong |||Dec 07, 2014 10:14 PM EST|
The growth of U.S.-China educational partnerships in recent years has raised the question of academic freedom and whether American learning - characteristic for its liberal nature and regard for universal values - is being compromised in favor of multi-million dollar subsidies.
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