Monday, August 4, 2014
An intense rescue operation was under way in China Monday after an earthquake killed at least 381 people and injured thousands more, leaving scenes of devastation across a mountainous area.
Sunday, August 3, 2014
A massive explosion killed 68 people Saturday as it ripped through a factory in eastern China, officials said, as badly burned victims were rushed to local hospitals.
Monday, July 28, 2014
A typhoon has killed 13 people in China and left thousands in need of basic living supplies, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said Sunday.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Parts of a northern Chinese city have been quarantined after state media said a man there died of bubonic plague.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Leading Hong Kong pro-democracy activists on Sunday urged Britain to defend freedoms in its former colony instead of its “shameful” pursuit of trade with China.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Hong Kong's leader called Tuesday for limited electoral change despite mass pro-democracy protests, saying in a report to China that voters want a “patriotic” chief executive.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Seventeen coal miners have died after being trapped by a weekend gas explosion in northwestern China, an official news agency reported Monday.
Monday, July 7, 2014
Rescuers on Sunday worked to free 17 miners trapped following a gas explosion at a coal mine in western China, the country's official news agency reported.