Monday, August 24, 2015
An explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China killed one person and injured nine others, a state news agency reported Sunday, less than two weeks after a similar disaster at a chemical warehouse killed 123 people.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
The first Catholic bishop to be ordained in mainland China for more than three years was consecrated on Tuesday amid a heavy police presence, worshippers said.
Sunday, July 26, 2015
A man attempted to set a fire on board a Chinese flight early Sunday, but was restrained by passengers and crew members and taken into custody, the aviation authority said.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
A fire at a Chinese coal mine killed 26 workers early Wednesday, state media reported, the latest fatal incident to hit the accident-prone industry.
Friday, November 21, 2014
A court in north China Thursday opened a new trial for a teenager executed almost 20 years ago for rape and murder, state-run media said, in a rare re-examination of a possible wrongful conviction.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Two members of a Chinese cult group were sentenced to death and another to life imprisonment for beating a woman to death in a McDonald's outlet after they unsuccessfully tried to recruit her into their "all-powerful spirit" cult.
Monday, September 22, 2014
Multiple explosions in a county in China's western region of Xinjiang have killed at least two people and injured many others, regional authorities said Monday.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Four people were arrested as police shut down voting facilities in Macau on Sunday after activists ignored strong objections from Beijing and held an unofficial referendum on electoral reform, the event organizer said.
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.