14 days ago
A native of Sichuan province, Chen studied Chinese at prestigious Peking University and joined the Chinese Communist Party in 1949, months after the People's Republic of China was founded.
14 days ago
When Hong Kongers poured into the streets in 1989, their sympathy with the protesters in Beijing had more to do with fears about impending Chinese rule - then eight years away.
41 days ago
"Netanyahu's emphasis will likely win only partial approval from Beijing, which for decades has taken a strong position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with very little to show for it.
91 days ago
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry also plans to visit Beijing next month.
119 days ago
All have also had seasons with more that 150 strikeouts apiece, including last year's career-high totals of 169 for B.J. Upton and 152 for Heyward.
128 days ago
Beijing was largely helpless in the face of the January smog, while schools canceled outdoor activities, some factories closed and government cars were ordered off the streets.
147 days ago
Beijing has since ratcheted down its verbal attacks on Japan and last week hosted a visit by China-friendly former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama for informal talks on the dispute.
156 days ago
While some people vowed to stay indoors with air purifiers turned on, Beijing's streets were still fairly busy Sunday, and there was the familiar sight of heavy traffic on main thoroughfares.
160 days ago
But it's the latest sign of the widening gulf between semiautonomous Hong Kong and its political masters in Beijing.