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.
A Chinese actor's apology to his actress wife following rumors of his infidelity has set a record in China's version of Twitter for number of comments and retweets.
Four people died in a fire at a hospital's in-patient building in central China on Sunday, a city government said.
A 21-year-old driver crashed his Ferrari at high speed in Beijing, killing a passenger and injuring another, media reported Thursday, sparking comparisons with a scandal that rocked China's ruling Communist Party two years ago.
As millions join the world's largest annual human migration, some in China will not return home for the Lunar New Year, fearing the rising costs of seasonal gifts and ridicule from their families.
The president of one of China's biggest railway builders has died and a newspaper reported he might have killed himself. Bai Zhongren, president of state-owned China Railway Group Ltd., died Saturday due to an accident, the company said in a statement. It gave no details.
A Chinese newspaper at the center of rare protests over government censorship last January when its New Year message was altered insisted on its right to "express the truth" in this year's article Thursday.