Monday, August 10, 2015
Typhoon Soudelor killed 12 people in eastern mainland China and five are missing after parts of the country were hit by the heaviest rains in a century, state media reported Sunday.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
A mainland Chinese lawyer who spoke up on behalf of rights lawyers persecuted by authorities was himself taken away by police in handcuffs, his wife said Friday.
Chinese prosecutors will be punished if officials they are investigating for abuse of office commit suicide, authorities said, after several suspects caught up in an anti-corruption drive killed themselves.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Mainland Chinese state media say minority Muslim Uighurs deported from Thailand to China remain in detention while authorities investigate whether some planned to join the Islamic State or other groups in the Middle East.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
The head of a multi-billion-U.S.-dollar state-owned mainland Chinese heavy machinery manufacturer was found hanging in his office as anti-corruption investigators probed his firm, state media said Tuesday.
A Beijing policeman rescued a newborn baby who was stuck face-down in a public toilet, reaching his arm down into the pipe to gently pull out the infant, police and reports said Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Mainland Chinese authorities have seized thousands of bottles of spirits laced with chemicals used to make erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra, officials said.
Beijing faces pressure over its island-building in the South China Sea during high-level Asian security meetings this week that will include the top U.S. and Chinese mainland diplomats.
Sunday, August 2, 2015
Mainland China will ban exports of high-performance drones and computers due to national security reasons, trade and customs authorities said on Friday.