Chen Yifei

Staff at a local hospital in central China took to the streets on Sunday to mourn the death of their colleague, an orthopaedic surgeon who was killed during a row with a drunken patient at the weekend.

Media commentators and online users are waging a war against Beijing’s new transport policy after officials launched a campaign to crack down on paid transport services booked via mobile apps or online without proper taxicab licenses.


Beijing officials have launched a crackdown on Uber-like transport services – allowing commuters to hire rides at the click of a button on their smartphone – in what they call a campaign against “unlicensed taxis”.

One of China’s most prominent sexologists and crusader for LGBT rights has dropped a bomb on social media by admitting that she has had a long relationship with a transsexual man.

Beijing officials appear to be building a case for a long-term policy on restricting the use of private cars to alleviate the city’s notorious air pollution.

China is set to spend more than 700 million yuan in an effort to revamp the Eastern Qing Tombs, a royal mausoleum complex from the country’s last imperial dynasty northeast of Beijing, a report said on Wednesday.

China is expected to soon launch its largest coastguard patrol vessel, which could give Beijing a considerable edge in its disputes with Japan over a group of uninhabited rocks in the East China Sea.

State-run newspaper Global Times hit back on Monday to demands by Washington that China halt its reclamation projects in the disputed waters of South China Sea, urging the US to “stay out of it”.

Environmental complaints dropped 30 per cent ahead of the Apec summit, as harsh curbs to create "Apec blue" skies to impress visiting world leaders delivered stunning results.

Residents of Jingzhou city in Hubei flocked to dine at a local noodle restaurant to raise funds for its owner’s two-year-old son, who was severely scalded after falling into a steaming stockpot on October 24.

Communist Party mouthpiece the People’s Daily has blamed the lack of proper legislation in China as the main cause behind a string of food safety, medical malpractice and academic fraud scandals.

Alibaba has sparked a new round of controversy over its registration of the trademark “Double Eleven” – a highly successful one-day promotion event it launched on November 11, 2009.

Mainland tourists have been undeterred by Hong Kong’s ongoing Occupy Central protests and have not cancelled future travel plans to the city, although some remained disapproving of the “Umbrella Movement” after visiting protest sites in Mong Kok, Admiralty and Causeway Bay.

General Liu Yuan – an ally of president Xi Jinping who sources say may be promoted to a senior military position soon – launched a fierce criticism against corruption in the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in recent comments published by the Chinese military’s official mouthpiece.

China’s state broadcaster CCTV banned artists who have criminal records, or who are “morally flawed”, from appearing in its flagship Spring Festival Gala next year.

A court in China’s Inner Mongolia may start a retrial for a 19 year-old man who was wrongly executed 18 years ago for murder and rape, according to newspaper Fazhi Wanbao.

Doctors have successfully removed all 12 needles deliberately inserted into the body of an 11-month-old girl, who was rushed to a Beijing hospital last week after a Shandong hospital was unable to undertake the risky operation.

Lan Rongxiang, controversial founder of China’s best-known vocational school Lanxiang, has been drawn into a scandal over allegations of domestic violence and accusations that he was the mastermind behind a fight in which his father-in-law was beaten up.

An 11-month-old girl was rushed to Beijing by high-speed train after 12 sewing needles were discovered inside her body at a provincial hospital – just one month after four other needles were found inside her.

China’s Supreme Court announced new rules on Thursday that would allow websites to be sued for defamation and breach of privacy.

A Facebook page was set up on Wednesday by a group of mainlanders seeking to support the ongoing Umbrella Revolution in Hong Kong.

Former Guangzhou vice-mayor Cao Jianliao spent HK$17 million to break up with his mistress, a documentary by Guangdong province’s discipline body has revealed.

While rich Chinese have millions to spend on investor-immigration schemes for a “better life” abroad, many less wealthy but equally ambitious young people are paying as much as 700,000 yuan (HK$881,400) for the privilege to reside in the coutnry's capital Beijing.

A 30-year-old Chinese man is petitioning to the World Health Organisation to demand a ‘gay cure’ ban worldwide.

A day after the Mid-Autumn Festival, hundreds of workers from Dongguan Masstop, a subsidiary of Apple supplier Wintek, went on a strike to demand their holiday reward: mooncakes, and a 600-yuan bonus.