Though reputed to be lazy at sex, wild giant pandas in China have somehow managed to get in the mood – enough to bump up their numbers over the past decade.
Guangdong is rolling out a province-wide pilot scheme that will let domestic companies invest in any part of the economy that is not clearly labeled out of bounds.
China will sign a series of agreements with countries including Kazakhstan and Pakistan next month as part of Beijing's plan to stimulate economic development along the ancient Silk Road.
Beijing is committed to maritime cooperation with Sri Lanka but insists Colombo to create a positive climate for Chinese investment amid fears over the possible scrapping of a port project led by...
More than 200 million rural households around the nation will be interviewed as part of efforts to prepare an accurate record of farming rights
A compound in traditional Chinese medicine for lowering blood pressure has been found to be effective in blocking the Ebola virus, according to new research.
China's top leaders met yesterday to discuss and approve a plan to revive the country's ailing soccer fortunes.
The air force is offering pilot training to high school pupils in its latest attempt to attract young and qualified recruits needed to upgrade the People's Liberation Army.
China is expanding its outposts in the South China Sea to include stationing for ships and potential airfields as part of its “aggressive” effort to exert sovereignty, the US intelligence chief...
The move, which appears to confirm Xie Zhenhua has retired, means it is unclear who will lead the Chinese team at crucial climate talks in Paris at the end of the year
A half-naked "mentally ill" young woman was rescued by internet activists after being locked in a room for five years by her Chinese family after a dispute with her mother.
Japanese toilet seats were the 'must-have' item on the shopping lists of Chinese travellers during Lunar New Year, Japan's media says
A ranking Taiwan transport official on Thursday reiterated opposition to China’s planned corridors for commercial flights above the Taiwan Strait, suggesting the use of military planes for...
China is to scrap its controversial plan to build luxury public conveniences in tourist spots and instead will replace them with cleaner, more practical facilities as part of its “toilet revo-loo-...
The launch of a free-trade zone in Guangdong could be delayed, sources close to the provincial government said, after a similar zone in Fujian was postponed abruptly yesterday.
The rise of China's middle class posed no challenge to the authority of the Communist Party, state media said yesterday.
A Fujian obstetrician whose patient died hours after giving birth will stand trial for criminal negligence, raising concern among doctors that they could face charges for failing to achieve ideal...
The mainland is banning the import of ivory products for one year amid criticism that its citizens' huge appetite for the material is threatening the existence of African elephants.
Beijing has narrowed the controversial definition of "terrorism" in the revised draft of its counterterrorism law by removing a reference to "thought" as a crime.
Scientists at state-owned research institutes on the mainland will be able to personally profit from their breakthroughs in science and technology under a proposed law amendment.
Argentina's Congress has approved the installation of a Chinese satellite tracking station in the South American country's Patagonia region.
Civil servants who lie on their personal records and resumes are being targeted by a new audit ordered by the central government.
Disputes over the sale and seizure of farmland are one of the biggest causes of protests around the country
Taiwan’s representatives in the United States have been given vehicle licence plates similar to those for diplomats, in what is viewed as further improvement in US-Taiwan relations since the two...
Comments by China’s Supreme Court – Beijing’s latest attack on Western ideology – are another sign of President Xi Jinping’s conservative political agenda
China now has more diesel- and nuclear-powered vessels than the US, although their quality is inferior, a top US Navy admiral tells American lawmakers
Cabinet spokesman Sun Lih-chyun said: “Government authorities are still verifying the threat ... there is no need to be panicked and the government will keep a watch on developments."