Although the recent VPN issue regarding China has led to further discussion of Beijing's democratic credentials, the topic is by no means new.
A rather unnerving video out of Changsha showing a baby climbing on to a public bus while his family is nowhere to be seen has made waves online.
It seems the morale of Xinhua, the official press agency of the People's Republic of China, has been bolstered by the praise received by Premier Li Keqiang at the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland, last week.
The start of 2015 is a news-filled period for China. The economy is in a period of slower growth, the government is acting upon discussions with international counterparts regarding large-scale projects, the environment is high on Beijing's agenda (with President Xi Jinping likening it to one's own life) and tobacco-smoking reforms are due to take effect.
It appears that stand-up comedian Bill Maher and former Alaska governor Sarah Palin are on the same page when it comes to the Clint Eastwood film “American Sniper.”
In the days leading up to China's annual Spring Festival, a Beijing freelance writer attempted to reconcile parents and unmarried children this week, as young Chinese throughout the country anticipate the inevitable "So, have you met anyone yet?" conversation.
In addition to the announcement of its most recent data on air pollution in China, Greenpeace released a short film by notable Chinese director Jia Zhangke on Thursday.
As part of his historic appearance at the Davos World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting this week, China's Premier Li Keqiang sealed an agreement with the Swiss government.
Before they battle it out on the Miss Universe 2014 coronation night on Jan. 25, 88 beauty queens from all over the world competed during the preliminary competition on Jan. 21 in Doral, Miami, where 15 semi-finalists will be chosen.
A Chinese economy expert predicts a decline in China’s automotive sector in 2015 as the country’s economic growth had been reportedly nailed at only 7.4 percent last year.
While Pope Francis was in the Philippines for the final leg of his Asian tour, Filipino Marlene Aguilar took to Facebook to call him a demon’s minion.
Kaleb Whitby, 27, was driving a Chevy Silverado when he was sandwiched between two colliding trucks. Miraculously, the only injuries were only a few scratches on his right hand and a bruise on his left eyebrow, CNN reported.
Despite the forecast of growth particularly in the hi-res 4K TV sector, China's TV market crashed last year, leaving manufacturers high and dry and ambling for other means to save the industry.
In Hangzhou, East China, a bookshop named Zhongshuge is attracting attention by incorporating the idea of an amusement park. Books are held by shelves designed as roller coasters, hot air balloons and a merry-go-round, among others. It's an instant hit among children and their parents.