Tuesday, May 10, 2011
The creators of Hello Kitty, Japan's world-famous cartoon icon of cuteness, have agreed to a US$230-million outdoor theme park in China, the first on foreign soil, a company spokesman said Monday.
Monday, May 2, 2011
A fire at a hotel in northeastern China killed 10 people and injured 35 others Sunday, while lightning sparked several forest fires in another part of the country, a state news agency said.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
A Chinese farmer has appealed the death sentence he was given for raping 116 women, a state-run newspaper said Tuesday.
A man stabbed and wounded six people in China's restive northwestern region of Xinjiang before slitting his own throat and dying, state media reported on Tuesday.
Sunday, April 17, 2011
A man in China has admitted using a hammer to kill 10 people including his father, wife and son after he was refused a loan to prop up his struggling business, state media said Saturday.
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Police were hunting Friday for a man in northeast China suspected of killing 10 people, including his wife, father and son.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Ten coal miners have been killed in a gas explosion inside their shaft in northwestern China.
Saturday, March 19, 2011
A Tibetan Buddhist monastery in southwestern China was tightly sealed off by police on Thursday, local residents said, after a young monk set himself on fire and died, triggering protests.
Sunday, March 13, 2011
Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, has apologized for selling duck meat past its expiry date in a store in southwest China's Chongqing region, the official Xinhua News Agency reported on Saturday.
China's state media report that a bus has plunged into a ravine in western China, killing at least 16 people and injuring another 24.