China spotlights meeting with senior Taiwan figure

World Feb 20, 2014

China spotlights meeting with senior Taiwan figure

Chinese state media devoted blanket coverage Wednesday to a visit by a senior figure in Taiwan's ruling party in a sign of its desire to nudge the self-governing island closer to Beijing. Coverage of a meeting between Lien Chan and Chinese President Xi Jinping dominated ...

China probes former Zhou Yongkang secretary Ji Wenlin

World / Crime & Legal Feb 19, 2014

China probes former Zhou Yongkang secretary Ji Wenlin

China's ruling Communist Party said Tuesday that a former close aide of ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang, currently serving as vice governor of the southern island province of Hainan, is under investigation for serious violations, an apparent reference to corruption. Ji Wenlin is one of the ...