China has become one with the Force by showing the original "Star Wars" film at cinemas for the first time, nearly four decades after it became a global hit and cornerstone of Western popular culture.
Relatives of the 36 people killed in a New Year's Eve crush in Shanghai -- who are now closely supervised by the government -- have made a formal written demand for a proper account of the disaster, AFP has learned.
A New Year's stampede on Shanghai's historic waterfront killed at least 36 revelers and injured dozens more, mostly women, as one police officer said fewer personnel than previously were securing the area.1 Comment
The Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF, 海峽交流基金會) confirmed yesterday that three Taiwanese citizens were injured during the stampede in Shanghai's historic waterfront area with one of them declared dead later at a hospital.
A former Chinese village head accumulated 132 Shanghai residential properties, reports said, the latest "House Uncle" -- a nickname coined by netizens for male officials with multiple properties -- to be identified in a corruption crackdown.
A woman was detained in China Tuesday after leaving Japan using the passport of a friend whose body was sent across the country by parcel post marked as a doll, reports said.
China has ordered owners of a huge Taiwan-backed shoe factory to address striking workers' grievances about unpaid social security, an official said Friday.
A pair of Russian daredevil climbers ascended to the top of the world's second tallest building in China's commercial hub Shanghai, posting a stomach-turning video that has received more than a million views.
Couples looking to enjoy a romantic Valentine's Day at one Chinese cinema will be out of luck this Friday, thwarted by singles who bought up all the odd-numbered seats.
A Chinese university has fired a professor for failing to admit wrongdoing in posting an article criticizing President Xi Jinping, the academic said on Wednesday, underscoring questions about academic freedoms for foreign colleges setting up shop in China.