Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Monday August 24, 2015
Cuteness overload, times two -- Mei Xiang, a giant panda at the Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, gave birth to twin cubs on August 22. Both cubs, the first born at 5:35 pm and the second at 10:07 pm, are healthy and doing well.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Wednesday August 19, 2015
"Celebrities across China are outraged at their unauthorized wax figures being included in a museum in Sichuan Province that has been dubbed by netizens as "the ugliest wax museum," it says in the post, and it's very hard to disagree.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 28, 2015
It may not be considered a landmark birthday for humans, but turning 37 today made Hong Kong's Jia Jia the oldest-ever giant panda in captivity, and she celebrated in style.
World News | Reuters | Saturday June 6, 2015
Since being thrust onto the world stage, residents of a once obscure part of China have rallied round to help those affected by the sinking of a cruise ship, an outpouring of kindness in a country more used to worrying about a decline in public morals.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday May 27, 2015
China is investigating the former head of a healthcare ministry unit responsible for drug trials and leading implementation of healthcare policy for bribery, a prosecutor said on Tuesday.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday May 15, 2015
Three more Indian cities will have Sister Cities in China and provincial ties will be established between Karnataka and Sichuan. This was one of the 24 agreements signed between India and China this morning during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-day maiden visit to the country.
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 world,...
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 cafe...
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.