Did Gary Locke resign because of an extramarital affair? Probably not

Apple Daily – Hong Kong's finest, most muck-raking-est tabloid – has a front page story out today alleging that the resignation of US ambassador to China Gary Locke was due to an...

by James Griffiths, 22 November 2013

This Day in History: Nelson Mandela's Changing Relationship with China

South African leader's close links with the Middle Kingdom.

by James Griffiths, 05 December 2020

Sickening photos show Chinese cops beating a beggar's dog to death (Graphic)

Photos uploaded to Weibo apparently showing cops in Chengdu beating a beggar's dog to death with a shovel have attracted outrage online.

by James Griffiths, 06 March 2014

Everybody loses in this story of a Beijing laowai crashing into a woman on his scooter (Updated)

On the morning of December 2, in Beijing's Chaoyang district, a woman with a "northeastern accent" crashed her scooter into an unidentified foreign resident, and promptly accused him...

by James Griffiths, 03 December 2013

Beijing's new subway security checks look absolutely miserable

Beijing has instituted airport style security checks at several subway stops around the city, leading to huge queues and delaying commutes.

by James Griffiths, 26 May 2014

Naked Beijing subway rider 'smelled of alcohol'

A Beijing man was arrested Friday evening for being drunk off his ass and naked on the subway.

by James Griffiths, 27 January 2014

No, Chinese kids are not walking cabbages to cope with depression

A story which has gone viral in the English-language media about Chinese teens walking cabbages to cope with depression is, shockingly, not true.

by James Griffiths, 05 May 2014

More than 60 models arrested in Beijing and Guangzhou after visa sting (Updated)

Police in Beijing allegedly held a fake casting call in order to find models working in China using tourist visas.

by James Griffiths, 14 May 2014

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