Spectators watch as thousands of people of Miao ethnicity gather in circles to dance and play folk instruments known as lusheng at a public square in Zhouxi township in Kaili in southwestern China's Guizhou province on Thursday, Feb. 16.
At 4 a.m. the kettles crackle on a charcoal stove as regulars crowd inside an ancient Chinese temple turned teahouse, a relic in a country being overrun by Starbucks cafes.
Seven miners were confirmed dead after a falling roof triggered a gas outburst in a central Chinese coal mine, bringing the death toll to 12, state media said Friday.
At least 400 Ugandan workers at a Chinese-owned construction company went on strike Tuesday to protest alleged sexual harassment by managers and poor pay.
A high-ranking city official in China burst into a government meeting Wednesday and shot the mayor and city party secretary before killing himself, state media reported.
A Chinese transgender man declared victory Tuesday after a court ruled he had been illegally fired in the country's first such unfair dismissal case, even though it cleared the company of discrimination.
Two runners died after collapsing during a half-marathon in southern China on Saturday, event organizers said.
All residents in China's restive region of Xinjiang must hand in their passports to local police stations for "examination and management," the Global Times newspaper said Thursday.
At least 40 people were killed when part of a power station under construction in China collapsed Thursday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, the latest industrial accident in a country with a dismal safety record.
"So what do you think about the boys in Yulin?" asked a local bus driver in Xian, where we were on the last leg of a press tour of northwest China. "Yulin boys are genuine and solid, eh? And people say the ladies from that town are stunning. It's because of the quality spring water they drink - cherry blossom water."