Sunday, September 1, 2013
An ammonia leak from a cold storage unit at a food company in China's commercial hub of Shanghai killed 15 people on Saturday and sickened dozens, the city government said.
Saturday, August 31, 2013
About two dozen people on two flights were injured when their aircraft hit turbulence before landing at Hong Kong's airport on Friday morning.
Friday, August 30, 2013
The United States refused to back down Thursday in its support for democracy in Hong Kong after Beijing accused Washington's envoy to the city of meddling in China's internal affairs.
Sunday, August 25, 2013
A Hong Kong couple left their Indonesian domestic helper without food or water after tying her to a chair and forcing her to wear a diaper while they went on five-day vacation, a report said Saturday.
Saturday, August 24, 2013
A 400-year-old banyan tree in Hong Kong will be cut down, authorities said Friday, after being hit by a fungal disease brought on when a park development starved its roots of oxygen and nutrients.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
A Chinese forensic expert who questioned the murder conviction of top politician Bo Xilai's wife has resigned one of her positions, state media said Monday, just as Bo's trial date was announced.
Monday, August 19, 2013
China hopes to suspend its laws governing foreign investment in proposed free trade zones, the cabinet said, in a sign the world's second-biggest economy could open further to foreign competition.
China intends to be thoroughly connected to the internet by 2015, with urban and rural household broadband speeds reaching 20 Mbps and 4 Mbps respectively, according to a blueprint issued by the State Council on Saturday.
Sunday, August 18, 2013
Twenty-five people have been killed by floods which hit northeastern China over the past week, state media said Saturday, as other parts of the country continued to experience a heatwave.
Chinese authorities have detained Yang Maodong, a leading member of the country's loose New Citizens campaign that promotes democratic rights, his friend and an international human rights advocacy group said Saturday.