Sunday, August 3, 2014
A massive explosion killed 68 people Saturday as it ripped through a factory in eastern China, officials said, as badly burned victims were rushed to local hospitals.
A Chinese cable television service broadcast censored Tiananmen crackdown pictures and messages condemning the ruling Communist party, locals said, in what appeared to be a rare hacking attack.
Gillnet fishing in the upper Sea of Cortez has pushed the vaquita marina, the world's smallest porpoise, to the brink of extinction, according to an environmental report published Friday which states fewer than 100 of them are believed left.
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Sixty-five people were killed and dozens seriously burned Saturday by an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory that supplies General Motors, state media reported.
China has acknowledged the existence of a new intercontinental ballistic missile said to be capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads as far as the United States, state-run media reported Friday., 3 Comments
Chinese parents are being offered cash rewards to give their newborn children the mother's last name, a report said Friday, in an unusual attempt to address the traditional preference for sons.
Friday, August 1, 2014
A Beijing court on Thursday heard a landmark case on “gay conversion” treatment, while outside the courtroom an activist in a nurse's uniform knelt over a patient, wielding a giant needle., 1 Comment
Police in northeastern China said two people were killed and one injured Thursday in a pair of apparently related shooting incidents.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
A clash in Xinjiang, home to China's mostly Muslim Uighur minority, left nearly 100 people dead or wounded, an exile group said Wednesday after what authorities called a “terror attack” on a police station and township.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
China's ruling Communist Party has put former security chief Zhou Yongkang — one of its most powerful men — under investigation, it said Tuesday, the most senior official to fall for decades.