World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday April 24, 2015
A Chinese court today commuted the death sentence of a woman who killed her abusive husband, her lawyer told AFP, with a rights group labelling the move a "landmark verdict".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 9, 2015
A Tibetan woman burned herself to death days before the anniversary of a failed uprising against Chinese rule, a rights group and media said, in the first such incident this year.
Offbeat | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 16, 2014
A Chinese passenger on a domestic flight opened an emergency exit door to get a breath of fresh air when the plane prepared for takeoff in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 1, 2014
A teenager in southwest China's Sichuan province committed suicide while broadcasting live on his microblog, a Chinese Twitter-like service.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 25, 2014
A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck China's southwestern province of Sichuan on Tuesday, the US Geological Survey said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 22, 2014
A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck China's southwestern province of Sichuan on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, with Chinese state media reporting one killed and 60 injured.
World News | Reuters | Saturday November 22, 2014
An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 hit China's southwestern province of Sichuan on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said.
Susan Jung, guardian.co.uk | Monday September 29, 2014
Hong Kong has some of the best restaurants in China - and they're not all Cantonese. From Sichuan to Manchuria, Susan Jung picks 10 great regional Chinese cuisines and the best places to try them inHong Kong is the best culinary destination in the wo...
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 27, 2014
Panda breeding centres commonly move pandas which are thought to be pregnant into single rooms with air conditioning and around-the-clock care
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 17, 2014
A moderate 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck China's southwestern Sichuan province early Sunday, US geologists said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
World News | Reuters | Thursday August 14, 2014
Chinese police have opened fire on Tibetan demonstrators in southwestern China, wounding 10 people, after the Tibetans protested against the detention of a respected village leader, a Tibetan rights group said.
World News | Reuters | Monday August 4, 2014
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck southwestern China on Sunday, killing at least 367 people and leaving 1,881 injured in a remote area of Yunnan province, and causing thousands of buildings, including a school, to collapse.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 30, 2014
Relief goods meant for victims of a deadly earthquake in China's Sichuan province six years ago have been found rotting in a storeroom, media reported Wednesday, sparking online anger at officials.
World News | Reuters | Saturday April 5, 2014
A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck southwest China on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, with authorities checking for damage.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 18, 2014
China's strident calls for Malaysia to divulge all it knows about flight MH370 are in stark contrast to its own history of secretiveness when calamities have struck, such as after the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, analysts say.
World News | Reuters | Monday February 24, 2014
Natural disasters including droughts, floods and earthquakes cost China 421 billion yuan in 2013, official data showed on Monday, nearly double the total in the previous year.
Fuchsia Dunlop, guardian.co.uk | Friday May 23, 2014
After decades of Cantonese food adapted to sweet western tastes, British diners can now try bold, spicy specialities from Sichuan, Hunan, Shanghai and GuizhouKai Wang and her friends like to sniff out the latest regional Chinese restaurants: a tiny c...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 13, 2014
The 17-year hunt for her kidnapped son cost Ye Jinxiu her marriage, home and family. And when she found her boy, now a grown man and stranger, he wanted nothing to do with her.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday December 27, 2013
At least four people have been confirmed dead and 35 others injured after a fire triggered by a natural gas explosion broke out on Thursday evening in a shopping mall in China's Sichuan province, Xinhua reported.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 8, 2013
India and Chinese army contingents Thursday rehearsed "special heliborne operations" as part of training exercise 'Hand in Hand' 2013 being held south of Chengdu in Sichuan province in China.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday October 22, 2013
China has no intention of altering its "correct" policies in the restive region of Tibet as they have brought unprecedented achievements, a government white paper said today, slamming the romanticised notion Tibet was once an idyllic fairyland.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday September 17, 2013
China has begun flight operations at the world's highest civilian airport in a bid to boost tourism and tighten political control over the country's restive west.
World News | Reuters | Monday September 16, 2013
China opened the world's highest civilian airport today, in a restive and remote Tibetan region of southwestern Sichuan province, which will cut journey times from the provincial capital from two days to a little more than one hour.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 10, 2013
The world's highest civilian airport will begin operations in a Tibetan prefecture in China's Sichuan province from September 16, officials said today.