Senior officials from Canada and China met quietly in Ottawa last week to discuss relations that have deteriorated so badly that they could threaten Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s planned visit...
Eleven people died and 27 others are missing after torrential rains battered southwest China’s Chongqing municipality, causing thousands of houses to collapse, state media said on late Tuesday.
A county in the restive Xinjiang region has introduced a package of perks and cash rewards to encourage people from ethnic minorities to marry members of the Han majority.
Taiwan’s High Court sentenced socialite Justin Lee, heir to one of the island’s richest men, to 79 years and seven months in prison for raping and illegally making sex tapes of 20 women.
Top leaders will attend a ceremony in Beijing today to commemorate the 69th anniversary of China's victory in the second Sino-Japanese war, which ended in 1945.
China has sent a new oil rig to explore the East China Sea, an area that includes waters disputed with Japan. Cosco Shipyard did not disclose the exact location of the Kaixuan-1.
The Communist Party chief of the Red Cross Society of China has stepped down as the organisation still struggles to restore public confidence after a series of scandals.
A top Communist Party leader said yesterday that severe corruption and a "problematic" political scene had prompted a reshuffle in coal-rich Shanxi province.
Thousands of hoe-wielding farmers joined police to take in an anti-terror drill in Toksun county in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on Sunday, state media reported today.
A masked gunman who shot and wounded three pedestrians in a busy district of a county in Heilongjiang on Monday was still at large this afternoon.
The absolute power of the top party officials on the mainland is the major reason so many are corrupt and changes are needed to dilute their influence, analysts have cautioned.
Satya Nadella could face his stiffest test yet as Microsoft's chief executive when he visits the mainland later this month amid efforts by the world's largest software company to resolve its anti-...
A knifeman stabbed three children and a teacher to death and wounded five more pupilsp before killing himself in a rampage at a primary school in Hubei province yesterday.
Three prestigious mainland universities have vowed to strengthen ideological control over students and teachers, according to statements in the latest issue of Qiushi, the Communist Party journal...
Pregnant mothers seeking C-sections filled hospitals in Guangdong last weekend as the August 31 cut-off date for children enrolling in mainland primary schools neared, Nanfang Daily reported on...
Thirteen suspects who smuggled nearly 500 Chinese nationals out of the country would be prosecuted soon, state media quoted police in southern Guangdong province as saying.
Five Kazakh fighter jets made emergency landings at an airport in the northwestern Ningxia Hui autonomous region during the weekend after the crew of one of the planes, an Sukhoi Su-27, reported...
China’s first drug against Ebola virus disease (EVD) has obtained manufacturing approval for emergency use, a military newspaper reports.
Dr Fernando Chui Sai-on was re-elected uncontested as Macau's chief executive in a choreographed exercise that prompted thousands of residents to demand universal suffrage.
The People's Liberation Army (PLA) would soon take delivery of a new generation of the country's aerial drone, state media reported.
The Communist Party promoted Jilin Governor Bayanqolu to be the province's new party chief, Xinhua reported. Bayanqolu, an ethnic Mongolian, will take over from Wang Rulin.
The mainland's top legislature passed an amendment to the Budget Law yesterday, paving the way for more local governments to sell bonds directly to raise funds for public projects.
Macau casino croupiers began an unprecedented campaign of industrial action for better working conditions - the first such move in the former Portuguese enclave's history.
The party boss of Shanxi province will be sidelined and replaced by his Jilin counterpart, making him the most senior leader to be tangled in a wide-ranging anti-graft campaign in the resource-...
President Xi Jinping has called for the country's military to make technical and strategic "innovations" and to narrow the gap with other powers as new trends in warfare emerge.
Softly spoken and easily embarrassed, Teng Biao has a reserved, childlike gentleness. Yet few people have his moral courage to speak up for what they believe in, particularly when there is a price...