Thursday, June 27, 2013
Riots in China's ethnically divided Xinjiang region on Wednesday left 27 people dead, according to state media which said police opened fire on “knife-wielding mobs.”
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
A woman who Chinese officials said was 127 years old — although international authorities never recognized the claim — has died, relatives said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
At least 119 people were killed in a fire which swept through a poultry processing plant in northeast China on Monday, local officials said, in what appeared to be the country's deadliest blaze for 12 years.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
A newborn baby boy was rescued from a sewage pipe in a Chinese apartment building after becoming stuck down a toilet, local police said Tuesday, in a case that provoked a shocked online reaction.
Ethnic minority people in China's Xinjiang are far more fond of dancing, singing and being good hosts than making trouble, a top official said on Tuesday, dismissing the idea that the far western region is a hotbed of unrest.
The government of the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming on Tuesday banned residents from protesting next week against planned chemical production at a refinery, the ban coinciding with the opening of an important trade fair.
A Chinese province is likely to abolish mandatory HIV tests for teachers, state media said Tuesday, making it the first region on the mainland to eliminate the measures long-branded as discriminatory.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
A two-story house in central China collapsed Friday morning while being lifted off its foundation, crushing seven people to death and injuring 21 others, local officials said.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
A powerful earthquake jolted China's Sichuan province Saturday near where a devastating quake struck five years ago, leaving at least 56 dead and more than 600 injured and prompting state media to warn of higher casualties.
Monday, April 15, 2013
A fire at an Internet cafe spread to a hotel in central China on Sunday, killing 11 people and injuring 50 others, state media and firefighters said.