Tag : Beijing
Joshua Wong title : Joshua Wong's Mother Urges Son to 'Be Courageous' Like Old Testament Heroes After Prison Sentence
summary : August 18, 2017: After Christian pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was sentenced to six months in prison for his role in the 2014 street demonstrations for freer elections of Hong Kong's leader, his mother reminded him to be courageous like his namesake, Joshua of the Old Testament.
date : Aug 18, 2017 12:51 PM EDT
1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown title : China: Thousands Gather to Commemorate 28th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square Massacre
summary : Over the weekend, tens of thousands of people gathered in Hong Kong for a candlelight vigil to mark the 28th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, which left thousands of people dead and all but snuffed out the democratic movement,
date : Jun 05, 2017 02:34 PM EDT
China Catholics title : China Urges Vatican to be 'Flexible, Pragmatic' on Improving Religious Ties
summary : While Pope Francis tries to heal a decades-old religious rift with China within which Chinese Catholics are divided between loyalty to him and those who are members of a government-controlled official church, China's head of religious affairs on Tuesday said Beijing is willing to have constructive dialogue with the Vatican but stressed Catholics should "hold up high the flag of patriotism" and adapt Catholicism to Chinese society.
date : Dec 28, 2016 11:14 AM EST
Chinese Priest title : China's Open Church Priests May Be Required To Be Certified: Will They Go Underground?
summary : China's State Administration for Religious Affairs representatives are expected to make identification papers mandatory for Taoist and Catholic priests this year, following the compulsory certifications of Buddhist monks during 2015.
date : Jan 26, 2016 12:48 PM EST
Nut Brother title : This Is What Happen When An Artist Vacuums Beijing’s Smog
summary : "Nut Brother," a performance artist in Shenzhen, created a unique piece of art after vacuuming Beijing's smog for 100 days.
date : Dec 07, 2015 03:02 AM EST
Abandoned Chinese Baby Rescued from Public Toilet title : Newborn Baby Rescued from Public Toilet by Policet: ‘I Am Probably The First One to Hold This Child’
summary : A policeman in China rescued a newborn baby stuck in a toilet of public restroom face-down on Tuesday. He gently pulled out the infant by reaching his arm down into a pipe.
date : Aug 05, 2015 04:46 AM EDT
The Chang'an Avenue in Beijing title : China Hosts 2020 Winter Olympics Deal: Beijing Beats Kazakhstan, Offers 'Safe Choice' For Games
summary : With the odds seemingly against the country's favor, the announcement of International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach that Beijing has been chosen as the venue for the 2020 Winter Olympics sent the nervous Chinese supporters into an excited frenzy. Apart from beating rival Almaty, Kazakhstan in what could be considered as a neck to neck bid for the honor to host the 2020 event, Beijing also attained yet another notable achievement - becoming the first city to serve as host in both the Summer Olympics and Winter Olympics in this century.
date : Aug 01, 2015 02:45 AM EDT
MH370 Debris title : MH370 Latest Search Update: Debris Possibly Tied to Missing Malaysia Airline Plane Crash Washes Up from Indian Ocean
summary : The mystery of what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 last year still remains unsolved. However, new airplane debris found from the Indian Ocean may possibly be tied to the doomed airliner.
date : Jul 29, 2015 06:07 PM EDT
Beyond Dreams - In Love title : Jeremy Lin to Speak at ‘Beyond Dreams’ Beijing Charity Concert, Fundraising For Orphans; TV Broadcast to Reach 100 Million Chinese
summary : NBA All-Star Jeremy Lin is scheduled to appear on Aug. 8 alongside other famous artists from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China in a charity event in Beijing entitled “Beyond Dreams.” The event will be hosted by the POP’s Foundation, which is headed by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Ken Yeung.
date : Jul 29, 2015 02:26 AM EDT
Lenovo title : Lenovo Publishes Superfish Adware Removal Instructions, But Still Faces Major Lawsuit
summary : Chinese computer company Lenovo has issued instructions and software to its users on how to remove the Superfish program from their Windows 8.1 laptops, but it may be too late for them to avoid legal action.
date : Feb 23, 2015 11:47 AM EST