Mainland China's defense agency appeared Thursday to confirm a test of an intercontinental missile. A three-sentence statement posted on the agency's website posed the question of whether China had fired an ICBM in the area of the disputed South China Sea, which is claimed almost entirely by China.
Parents of students at an elite Chinese secondary school have demanded government action, claiming their children developed health problems from former chemical plants near its new campus, with authorities now investigating the case.
Bolstering his status as China's most powerful leader in decades, Chinese President Xi Jinping has assumed a more direct role as head of the country's powerful armed forces with the new title of commander in chief of its Joint Operations Command Center, state media and analysts said Thursday.
Health tests show that at least 522 students have developed medical conditions, claimed parents of students at Changzhou Foreign Languages School in Jiangsu province on Wednesday.
A Chinese man has been sentenced to death for selling 150,000 classified documents that revealed key secrets about military and mainland data encryption to an unidentified foreign spy agency, state broadcaster CCTV said Tuesday.
Mainland China is marking National Security Education Day with a poster warning young female government workers about dating handsome foreigners, who could turn out to have secret agendas.
China is banning the children of famous entertainers from appearing on hugely popular reality shows, as the country continues efforts to try to prevent the manufacture of child stars.
Corruption cases involving three million yuan (US$463,000) or more may incur the death penalty in the future, Chinese authorities ruled Monday, signaling that officials could be executed for graft.
Want to try your luck online? It seems that lady luck could soon be smiling as the government mulls lifting the ban on online lottery sales, said the business newspaper The Economic Observer quoting a source.
The latest experiment results from China's SJ-10 recoverable satellite have been sent back with some groundbreaking news. For the first time in human history, it has been proven that the early stages of embryos in mammals can be developed completely in a space environment.