Now there's an answer to a sad, strange and common question in mainland China: How can someone be a good Samaritan to an elderly person in need without getting scammed?
A "strike hard" campaign against what China calls terrorism in the largely Muslim region of Xinjiang and beyond has seen 181 gangs busted, authorities said Monday, a year after the controversial measures were launched.
Beijing is poised to take "de facto control" of the South China Sea, the Philippines warned Sunday, but its call for a robust Southeast Asian response at a regional summit was shot down.
Tibetans who set themselves on fire in protest at Chinese rule face "extreme physical and psychological suffering" if they survive, a rights group said, alleging amputations, repression and forced disappearances.
Rosalia Amarilla stepped into the international terminal of Beijing's cavernous main airport on the afternoon of July 24, 2012, wearing more than 3 kilograms of cocaine stuffed into her underwear and bra.
A Chinese court will give the parents of a teenager wrongfully executed for murder and rape 18 years ago more than two million yuan (US$330,000) compensation, it said Wednesday.
A Chinese scholar and rights advocate who founded an influential non-governmental think tank has been detained on the criminal charge of provoking troubles, his lawyer said Sunday.
A typhoon has killed 13 people in China and left thousands in need of basic living supplies, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said Sunday.
A man with a kitchen knife killed a 1-year-old boy and injured two other children Monday in the southern Chinese city of Zhongshan near Hong Kong, police said.
Dramatic images of two Chinese men catching a young child after he fell from a second story window were released on Friday by Chinese state media.