At least five people have been killed and dozens injured by storms raging in southwestern China that blew down a market building, state media reported on Friday.
A fire caused by an explosion at a chemical and fuel storage facility in the mainland Chinese city of Jingjiang may affect thousands of nearby residents as well as key environmental resources, activists said Saturday.
Authorities in eastern China have halted plans to build a trash incinerator after rowdy street protests by residents and the arrests of two women.
Beijing, April 21 (CNA) Officials of Taiwan and China have agreed to jointly investigate telecom fraud rings run by Taiwanese in Kenya and Malaysia that have allegedly targeted Chinese citizens, the head of a Taiwanese official delegation said Thursday.
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.