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Chinese professor sacked after criticising Mao online

A Chinese professor has been sacked after he criticised Chairman Mao Zedong on his 123rd birthday in an commentary he posted online that enraged leftists.

China tightens Tibetan border security to combat ''separatism''

Army troops in Tibet had built a "steel Great Wall" to defend the border, the Himalayan region`s Communist Party chief, Wu Yingjie.

China says party control over religion in Tibet will only increase

Chinese troops marched in and took control of Tibet in 1950 in what Beijing calls a "peaceful liberation".

China, US to step up anti-graft cooperation: Chinese paper

China, US to step up anti-graft cooperation: Chinese paper

China and the United States are in "advanced negotiations" on returning to China five of its most wanted corruption suspects who have fled to the United States, a state-run newspaper said on Wednesday.

China needs another Mao, Xi fits the bill: Official media

China needs another Mao, Xi fits the bill: Official media

Analysts said the call to make Xi a strongman leader was an attempt to raise Xi's status to the equivalent of "Great Leader".

Vietnam declares California-based group terrorists

Vietnam has declared a U.S.-based activist group a terrorist organisation and warned that any Vietnamese found to be involved with the group would be regarded as co-conspirators and punished. 

US, China to step up cooperation on North Korea

UN diplomats say the two countries have started discussions on a possible UN sanctions resolution in response to the nuclear test earlier this month.

US, China target Chinese firm suspected of North Korean nuclear link: Report

US, China target Chinese firm suspected of North Korean nuclear link: Report

US President Barack Obama and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang agreed on Monday to step up cooperation in the UNSC after North Korea`s fifth nuclear test.

China says has tightened judicial procedures to protect rights

China has tightened judicial procedures against illegally obtained evidence and upheld the presumption of innocence, state media said on Monday, as the country seeks to combat perceptions of human rights violations within Communist Party-run courts.

China's Xi Jinping reshuffles key party posts ahead of congress

Chinese President Xi Jinping, who doubles as Communist Party and military chief, is ranked No 1 in the Standing Committee – the apex of power in China.

China to chart Communist Party future amid crackdowns

China to chart Communist Party future amid crackdowns

China's Communist rulers will gather in October to discuss their party's future, state media said today, as President Xi Jinping tightens controls over the immensely powerful organisation.

Chinese demolitions at Buddhist institute draw fire

Rights groups called for Chinese authorities to stop forced demolitions at one of the world`s biggest Tibetan Buddhist institutes.

Congress, Marxist MLA duo joins Trinamool

Weakening the opposition, a legislator each from the Congress and the Communist Party of India-Marxist on Thursday joined the West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress.

Liberal Chinese magazine shuts amid forced management reshuffle

A leading liberal magazine in China has halted publication after a sudden forced reshuffle of its leadership.

Chinese national jailed for hacking US defense firms

A Chinese national was sentenced in Los Angeles to three years and 10 months in prison for hacking American defense contractors to steal trade secrets on Beijing`s behalf.

Kerala's political killings return as two CPI-M, BJP activists murdered

After a lull, two political murders that of a CPI-M activist and a BJP worker within a span of few hours again shook north Kerala's politically sensitive Kannur district.

Nepal's CPN (Maoist- Centre) to withdraw support to Oli government

Nepal's CPN (Maoist- Centre) to withdraw support to Oli government

The Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist- Centre) on Monday decided to withdraw its support to the K.P. Sharma Oli government.

Tibet 'consensus' slammed by rights group

A rights group on Tuesday slammed foreign representatives for attending a Chinese government-organised forum in Tibet that claimed international support for a "Lhasa Consensus" on economic development in the mainly Buddhist region.

CPI-M condemns ''brutal repression'' in Kashmir

The CPI-M on Monday denounced the "brutal repression" of protesters in Jammu and Kashmir leading to over 20 deaths and said those who shot dead stone-throwing youths must be punished.

China jails ''Xinjiang sage'' connected to former security chief

 A man identified by Chinese media as a fortune teller and healer connected to China`s disgraced former public security chief Zhou Yongkang gets sentenced to jail.