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.
The late-night U.S. comedy sketch show that regularly mocks politicians, popular culture and celebrities is being shown exclusively on the website of Sohu Video, a unit of Chinese online media group and Nasdaq-listed Sohu.com Inc.
A southern Chinese news company at the center of free speech protests earlier this year has come under fire for turning against demonstrators who sought to defend it in a dispute with censors.
An exiled Uighur group on Tuesday demanded Chinese authorities allow independent investigations into a clash in Xinjiang where eight "attackers" were shot dead by police, the latest deadly incident in the largely Muslim region.
A Chinese doctor has admitted in court that she stole babies from the hospital where she worked and sold them to human traffickers, state media and a court said.
Officials in a Chinese village dug up and set fire to a man's corpse after his family ignored their demand that he be cremated rather than buried, state media reported Tuesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping dropped in unexpectedly at a traditional Beijing bun shop, where he queued up, ordered and paid for a simple lunch of buns stuffed with pork and onions, green vegetables, and stewed pig livers and intestines.
The former girlfriend of a Chinese Olympic gymnastics champion has been sentenced to life in jail for defrauding other star athletes and celebrities of nearly US$10 million, state-run media said on Wednesday.