World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday April 4, 2015
More than 30 taxi drivers were hospitalised after apparently drinking pesticide during a protest in central Beijing over a dispute with authorities, police said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 10, 2015
A Chinese man who sold 500 pictures of the country's first aircraft carrier has been detained in a spying investigation, local media reported, the latest web user allegedly exploited by foreign intelligence agencies.
World News | Asscociated Press | Monday July 28, 2014
A typhoon has killed 13 people in China and left thousands in need of basic living supplies, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said on Sunday.
World News | Reuters | Saturday July 26, 2014
More than 850 government workers in China's southern province of Guangdong have been forced out of their jobs as part of an anti-crackdown on officials whose spouses and children have emigrated abroad.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday July 23, 2014
China was bracing Wednesday for the arrival of a second typhoon in as many weeks, as communities along the country's southern coast cleared away debris in the wake of the earlier storm that killed 46 people.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 22, 2014
The number of young male workers with no history of health problems who died suddenly in their sleep has risen sharply to 893 in the past decade from 231 in China's central Guangdong province, according to a report.
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 22, 2014
A man in China's Guangdong Province was arrested after getting caught juggling between his four wives for more than 20 years.
World News | Reuters | Friday July 18, 2014
A typhoon heading towards southern China has strengthened as it approaches the provinces of Hainan and Guangdong and is now a super typhoon, the government said on Friday, ordering that all efforts be made to prevent loss of life.
World News | Reuters | Thursday July 17, 2014
The Philippines set to work clearing debris, reconnecting power and rebuilding flattened houses on Thursday after a typhoon swept across the country killing 38 people, with at least eight missing, rescue officials said.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 15, 2014
At least two people were killed and seven others injured in separate explosions in China today. An explosion took place in a passenger bus in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province.
World News | Reuters | Monday July 14, 2014
Police in China's southern Guangdong province are offering up to $80,000 for tips about terrorism suspects and potential attacks, state media said on Sunday, announcing some of the biggest rewards yet in a nationwide "anti-terror" campaign.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 13, 2014
Chinese doctors have successfully removed eight straightened paperclips - measuring eight centimetres each - from a man's stomach after he swallowed them during a drunk argument with his wife.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 21, 2014
An 11-year-old girl in China was beaten to death by her father for copying a classmate's homework, state-run media said on Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 17, 2014
More than 260 unwanted children, most of them babies, have been abandoned in a Chinese "safe haven" in just over six weeks -- more than five a day -- since it opened in late January, authorities said.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday February 18, 2014
China's government told police across the country to get tough on prostitution, gambling and drugs following an expose in the "sin city" of Dongguan, where a crackdown on prostitution led to the detention of nearly 1,000 people this month.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday February 15, 2014
The major city of Guangzhou in southern China closed its live poultry markets on Saturday for two weeks to halt the spread of the H7N9 strain of bird flu.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 14, 2014
China has reported two new deaths from the H7N9 bird flu virus, state media said, as the disease returns following an outbreak last year.
World News | Associated Press | Friday January 3, 2014
Chinese authorities have deployed helicopters, speedboats and paramilitary police in a massive raid on a single southern village notorious for illegal drugs production.
World News | Reuters | Monday October 28, 2013
Five people were killed and dozens injured today, the government said, when a car ploughed into pedestrians and caught fire in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, the site of 1989 pro-democracy protests bloodily suppressed by the military.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 4, 2013
Chinese citizens may soon receive their delivery parcels via drones. A leading Chinese delivery company is developing air drones that could bring packages across long distances and reach remote areas.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 19, 2013
Devastating floods at opposite ends of China have left 105 people dead and another 115 missing in recent days, state media said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 19, 2013
Devastating floods at opposite ends of China have left 74 people dead and forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate their homes in recent days, officials and state media said on Monday.
World News | Reuters | Sunday August 11, 2013
China has arrested an activist on a charge of subversion, his brother and a rights group said on Sunday, the second such arrest in less than two months and the latest sign that the authorities are hardening their stance toward dissent.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 15, 2013
At least 295 people have been confirmed dead or missing after rainstorms and Typhoon Soulik hit China, causing floods, landslides and buildings to collapse, the government today.