Seven people, including six nurses, were stabbed to death at a hospital dormitory in northern China on Thursday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, the latest in a string of attacks on medical workers.
The ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) has asked its members to continue calling each other as 'comrade' after they failed to find an alternative word for it despite the term having dubious linkages to the gay community.
Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung sailed through a parliamentary confidence motion on Saturday, boosting his clout within the ruling Communist Party just over a year ahead of a shake-up of the country`s top leadership.
China`s anti-graft watchdog has discovered 37 kg (82 lbs) of gold, documents for 68 houses and 120 million yuan (USD 19.6 million) in cash in the home of a Communist Party official who is being investigated for corruption, state media said.
A top Chinese official has vowed to severely punish members of the ruling Communist Party in Tibet who "harbour fantasies" about the troubled region`s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, state media said on Wednesday.
Anyone calling for China`s People`s Liberation Army to be loyal to the state rather than the Communist party has a "very black heart", military media said Monday, after President Xi Jinping stressed: "The party commands the gun".
Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping Saturday asked the 2.3 million strong army to show full loyalty towards the ruling Communist Party saying it "commands the gun" after investigation started against the country's highest ranking General for taking bribes.
Schools in China`s mainly Muslim Xinjiang region, where a series of attacks has left hundreds dead in recent months, said they would actively discourage religious practice at home, state-run media reported Wednesday.
The powerful Youth League of China`s ruling Communist party has opened a poll on possible sanctions against Hong Kong celebrities who support the city`s pro-democracy demonstrators -- including boycotts, bans and Internet censorship.
China`s largely rubber stamp parliament is likely to close a loophole when it meets next week to ban officials from getting around corruption allegations by claiming money received was simply a gift, a state-run newspaper said on Tuesday.
Hundreds of Hong Kong police staged their biggest and boldest raid yet on a pro-democracy protest camp before dawn on Friday, charging down student-led activists who have held a key intersection in one of the main protest zones for more than three weeks.
China`s highest court has issued new rulings on online content publication that would further limit what individuals and organisations in the country can say and do on the internet, state media reported on Friday.
Hong Kong pro-democracy protests that brought tens of thousands on to the streets last week dwindled to a few hundred on Wednesday after activist leaders agreed to talks with the government which are all but certain to go nowhere.
China`s Communist Party leaders have praised their one-child policy for preventing the population from spiralling out of control, but critics say it has spawned decades of forced abortions, infanticide and child trafficking.