CHINA DAILY

  • China mocks India's democratic system March 12, 2015

    Beijing: Deriding India's democratic system, official Chinese media on Thursday defended ruling Communist Party's monopoly on power, saying if China had opted for democracy it would have become another India "where around 20 per cent of the world's poorest live". "Hindsight shows us that the Western political system, which is...
  • China: Tobacco pouch alert saves 800 from quake April 25, 2013

    Beijing: A tiny tobacco pouch tied to the hand of an elderly man saved the lives of nearly 800 people in a remote Chinese village when a powerful earthquake struck Sichuan province last week, killing about 200 people. The incident took place in Fujiaying village in Longmen township, just five...