Monday, May 12, 2014
Heavy rain caused a retaining wall to collapse at a recycling plant in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao on Sunday, killing 18 people, state media reported.
Friday, May 9, 2014
A Chinese court has condemned a Hong Kong publisher who planned to release a dissident's book about President Xi Jinping to 10 years in jail, his lawyer said Thursday.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Two of Hong Kong's richest tycoons will go on trial Thursday in the city's biggest ever corruption case — which analysts say threatens to cast an uncomfortable spotlight on cozy ties between officials and wealthy moguls.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
China's manufacturing contracted in April for the fourth straight month but the pace of decline was less severe, suggesting the downturn in the world's No. 2 economy is bottoming out.
A Chinese shaman resplendent in a dark suit and green cloth hat thumbed yellowing pages said to predict the future — but mass migration to cities means the prospects for his own profession look bleak.
Authorities launched an air and sea rescue operation Monday to find 11 crew members from a Chinese cargo ship after it collided with another vessel and sank just outside Hong Kong's teeming waters.
Chinese authorities said Sunday that four people had been detained over a bridge collapse in southern Guangdong province that killed 11 people and severely injured two, state media reported.
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping has demanded "decisive actions" against terrorism following an attack at a railway station in the far-west minority region of Xinjiang that left three people dead and 79 injured.
An explosion hit a railway station in the capital of China's Xinjiang Wednesday, state media reported, the same day that President Xi Jinping ended a visit to the restive region.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
A Hong Kong woman who allegedly tortured her Indonesian domestic helper in a case which sparked international concern is facing new charges relating to unpaid wages and owed holidays, a court heard Tuesday.