Sunday, December 29, 2013
Chinese President Xi Jinping dropped in unexpectedly at a traditional Beijing bun shop, where he queued up, ordered and paid for a simple lunch of buns stuffed with pork and onions, green vegetables, and stewed pig livers and intestines.
Friday, December 27, 2013
A Hong Kong man infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu died on Thursday, the first such death in the city since the virus emerged there this month.
Thursday, December 26, 2013
The former girlfriend of a Chinese Olympic gymnastics champion has been sentenced to life in jail for defrauding other star athletes and celebrities of nearly US$10 million, state-run media said on Wednesday.
China has arrested a vice president of a prestigious university for suspected corruption, state news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday, as the government turns its anti-graft campaign to the education sector.
A court in northeastern China has sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for trying to kill his baby daughter by inserting sewing needles into her body, state media reported Wednesday.
Friday, December 13, 2013
A six-year-old Chinese boy who had his eyes gouged out was discharged from a Shenzhen hospital Thursday, after being fitted with prosthetic eyeballs.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
A stuffed toy wolf has sold out at Hong Kong's IKEA stores, the Swedish furniture giant said Tuesday, after it became an unlikely symbol of opposition to the city's unpopular government.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
A Biblically named restaurant in China where patrons can pay whatever they want — or nothing at all — has shown that while loving your neighbor may be laudable, it is a risky business model.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
A high-speed ferry traveling from Hong Kong to Macau collided with an “unidentified object” Friday, injuring 87 people and raising new concerns over maritime safety a year after a ferry crash claimed 39 lives.