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.
China has arrested a vice president of a prestigious university for suspected corruption, state news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday, as the government turns its anti-graft campaign to the education sector.
A court in northeastern China has sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for trying to kill his baby daughter by inserting sewing needles into her body, state media reported Wednesday.
A Biblically named restaurant in China where patrons can pay whatever they want -- or nothing at all -- has shown that while loving your neighbor may be laudable, it is a risky business model.
A 10-year-old Chinese boy jumped 30 floors to his death after failing to write a self-criticism letter demanded by his teacher, state media reported Thursday.
A disabled Chinese man who set off a homemade explosive device at Beijing's international airport went on trial Tuesday, still suffering from the effects of the blast.
The number of dollar billionaires in mainland China has passed 300 for the first time, an annual ranking of wealth in the world's second-largest economy showed Wednesday.
China said on Wednesday that it will ditch 76 pointless official -- and sometimes obscure -- awards as it seeks to rein in waste and extravagance, part of President Xi Jinping's crusade against pervasive corruption.