A Chinese shaman resplendent in a dark suit and green cloth hat thumbed yellowing pages said to predict the future -- but mass migration to cities means the prospects for his own profession look bleak.
Chinese authorities said Sunday that four people had been detained over a bridge collapse in southern Guangdong province that killed 11 people and severely injured two, state media reported.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has demanded "decisive actions" against terrorism following an attack at a railway station in the far-west minority region of Xinjiang that left three people dead and 79 injured.
An explosion hit a railway station in the capital of China's Xinjiang Wednesday, state media reported, the same day that President Xi Jinping ended a visit to the restive region.
More than 10 tigers have been killed as "visual feasts" to entertain officials and rich businessmen in a Chinese city, state media reported.
A Chinese farmer was burned to death during a protest over local land seized for development, state-run media said Monday, highlighting struggles over compensation for land.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un strikes fear into some hearts, but photos of a Chinese street food vendor with a distinct resemblance to the Pyongyang strongman have fuelled online mirth.
More than 260 unwanted children, most of them babies, have been abandoned in a Chinese "safe haven" in just over six weeks -- more than five a day -- since it opened in late January, authorities said.
A fire on a passenger bus in northeastern China killed at least 10 people and injured 17 on Wednesday, officials said, in the country's second deadly bus fire in less than a week.
An explosion at a restaurant has left one person dead and at least 23 injured in Dongguan on Monday, jolting the southernmost city which was recently shaken by a massive sex trade crackdown, CCTV reported.