Nov 22, 2016

Chinese chicken chain investigated over suggestive name, menu

Authorities are investigating a Shanghai-based fried chicken chain for possible violations of social order over its sexually suggestive name — “Call a Chick” — and menu items, the Shanghai Daily reported on Tuesday. Chick, or chicken, is slang for prostitute in Chinese. The newspaper ...

China likely to maintain climate goals

Nov 22, 2016

China likely to maintain climate goals

Beijing’s air quality fell short of national standards on 179 days last year. That’s one reason why the world’s biggest coal consumer is likely to stick with its plan to clean up its energy supply — regardless of what President-elect Donald Trump does in ...

Nov 21, 2016

Taiwan sees exchange with China's leader at APEC as positive

A brief exchange between representatives from Taiwan and China at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation leaders’ meeting is a “positive” development for relations across the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan’s Presidential Office said Monday. China cut an official communications mechanism with Taiwan in June after new President ...

Nov 21, 2016

Lawyers take Chinese organ-harvesting claims to Australia

Two Canadian lawyers came to Australia’s Parliament House on Monday to persuade lawmakers to pass a motion urging China to immediately end the practice of what they say is organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience. David Kilgour, a former prosecutor and Canadian secretary of ...