Ancient China skeletons to yield DNA data

ZHANGJIAKOU, China, June 8 (UPI) -- Chinese scientists report they've launched a DNA test program on 22 human skeletons that date back more than 2,000 years.

Journalists to get Beijing guide

NEW YORK, June 27 (UPI) -- The watchdog group Human Rights Watch has formulated a pocket guide for the estimated 25,000 foreign journalists covering the Beijing Olympic Games in August.

Fashion designer wants China on the map

SHANGHAI, June 17 (UPI) -- Chinese fashion designer Wang Wei, working out of Shanghai, is determined to break out of the cultural template of conformity.

Official facing graft probe kills himself

HANGZHOU, China, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A Chinese official in the coastal province of Zhejiang has jumped to his death rather than face investigation for corruption, local reports said Monday. Shi Jiuwu, 51, director of the provincial Development and Reform Commission, leaped from the window of

China defends bear farming

BEIJING, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Chinese officials have rejected a request from the European Parliament to stop the practice of raising bears to extract their bile for medicinal purposes.

Official blamed for toxic spill found dead

BEIJING, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The vice mayor of Jilin city in northeast China has been found dead, after being accused of covering up a toxic spill that caused dangerous river pollution.

UPI Energy Watch

WASHINGTON, April 6 (UPI) -- Two Canadian PetroKazakhstan executives currently face criminal charges under Article 196 of Kazakhstan's anti-monopoly legislation. Ihor Wasylkiw, vice preside
ANDREA R. MIHAILESCU, Energy Correspondent
Wang Wei
Chinese Air Force senior Col. Wang Wei (L) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Peter Pace, U.S. Marine Corps, talk air power while looking into the cockpit of a Chinese Su-27 Flanker fighter aircraft at Anshan Airfield, China in file photo from March 24, 2007. (UPI Photo/D. Myles Cullen/DOD HO)

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