Monday, June 10, 2013
Thousands said farewell Sunday to a giant inflatable yellow rubber duck which has captivated Hong Kong, on its final day in the city's harbor before it heads to the United States.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
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.
Monday, June 3, 2013
Senior Chinese military officials came ready to talk at a major regional security forum over the weekend, surprising delegates with a new sense of openness at a time when Beijing is making strident claims to territory across Asia's seas.
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 25, 2013
Three men were charged on Friday in a Hong Kong court with possessing false documents including a check for US$460 million in connection with an investigation into the city's shuttered Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Over 60 people were injured when a two-car train derailed on Hong Kong's light railway in the north of the city, throwing passengers onto the floor, police said Friday.