Standard and Poor's has lowered China's sovereign credit rating due to risks associated with its increasing debt, but said its long-term outlook for the country remained "stable."
China's holding of US Treasuries climbed to a 11-month high of US$1.17 trillion in July, marking the sixth consecutive month of growth, along with the expansion of the foreign exchange reserve and a strengthened renminbi.
Chinese are getting inked up in record numbers as the social stigma attached to body art fades in the country.
Tsinghua University professor Bao Jie has developed a small spectrometer that can literally identify bad apples in the bunch.
The death toll from Typhoon Hato rises to 16 after the storm slammed southern China, flooding streets, battering buildings and forcing people into shelters.
A Hong Kong appeals court on Thursday sentenced three student leaders and democracy activists to prison terms for their part in anti-China protests in 2014.
A video published on China's state-run media with derogatory depictions of Indians has provoked accusations of racism in India.
He claimed to have been snatched for trying to send a postcard to the wife of late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo.
The concerned parties should avoid remarks and actions that could escalate tensions on the peninsula, Chinese president told his U.S. counterpart.
The widening scandal involves eggs contaminated with the insecticide fipronil.