Apr 26, 2016

China set to tighten controls on foreign NGOs

China’s national legislature is poised to vote this week on a draft law criticized by overseas governments for tightening controls over foreign nongovernmental groups by bringing them under direct police supervision. The proposed law requires that such groups accept police supervision and state the ...

Apr 25, 2016

China plans $11 billion second Chengdu airport as demand soars

China plans to spend as much as 71.9 billion yuan ($11 billion) on a second airport in the southwestern city of Chengdu to help meet growing demand for air travel in the world’s second-biggest economy. The proposed facility will have three runways, one of ...

Apr 25, 2016

Chinese state media say 11 missing after coal mine floods

A coal mine flooded in northern China on Monday, leaving 11 miners missing, state media reported. The accident happened Monday morning in Tongchuan city in Shaanxi province, the official Xinhua News Agency said. A total of 67 workers were in the mine shaft but ...