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Firefighter death toll may rise: first teams to attend Chinese port disaster ‘probably missed’ by official count
Chinese businessman throws burning gas canister into home of rival, triggering fiery blast
China's champion hurdler Liu Xiang divorces actress wife Ge Tian after less than 10 months
Driver in Beijing ‘Fast and Furious’ car crash is former pool champion

The driver, who started playing when he was 11, was well-known in Beijing pool circles as a “young genius”, though he has reportedly quit the game.

16 Apr 2015 - 10:52AM

The driver, who started playing when he was 11, was well-known in Beijing pool circles as a “young genius”, though he has reportedly quit the game.

Driver in Beijing ‘Fast and Furious’ car crash is former pool champion
Why Tianjin court was picked for trial of Zhou Yongkang
Blackmailers use fake sex photos to target two Chinese female officials

Blackmailers create fake sex photos of two Chinese female officials to try to force them to hand over hundreds of thousands of yuan.

6 Jan 2015 - 5:46PM

Blackmailers create fake sex photos of two Chinese female officials to try to force them to hand over hundreds of thousands of yuan.

Blackmailers use fake sex photos to target two Chinese female officials
Traffic jam delays jailed ex-Taiwan president's medical parole until next month

Jailed ex-Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian must wait until next month for medical parole after report assessing his health was delayed in a traffic jam and reached prison officials too late.

1 Jan 2015 - 2:15AM

Jailed ex-Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian must wait until next month for medical parole after report assessing his health was delayed in a traffic jam and reached prison officials too late.

Traffic jam delays jailed ex-Taiwan president's medical parole until next month
Central Chinese cities blanketed in dangerous levels of pollution, says government report

A government study says cities in central China were blanketed with harmful air pollution levels that were more than than twice the national safety guidelines for much of last year.

30 Dec 2014 - 12:53PM

A government study says cities in central China were blanketed with harmful air pollution levels that were more than than twice the national safety guidelines for much of last year.

Central Chinese cities blanketed in dangerous levels of pollution, says government report
Defiant Juliet shoots down love-struck Chinese Romeo's efforts to woo her with a drone

A love-struck young “Romeo” from China tried, but failed to woo his “Juliet” – a female university student – by flying a luxury brand bag up to her window fixed to a camera drone.

19 Dec 2014 - 5:38PM

A love-struck young “Romeo” from China tried, but failed to woo his “Juliet” – a female university student – by flying a luxury brand bag up to her window fixed to a camera drone.

Defiant Juliet shoots down love-struck Chinese Romeo's efforts to woo her with a drone
Beijing Zoo boss who put 8 million yuan fortune down to part-time taxi driving is jailed for life for corruption

Former deputy chief of China’s Beijing Zoo, who claimed he earned 8 million yuan (about HK$10 million) from part-time jobs, including working as a taxi driver, is jailed for life for corruption.

19 Dec 2014 - 7:02PM

Former deputy chief of China’s Beijing Zoo, who claimed he earned 8 million yuan (about HK$10 million) from part-time jobs, including working as a taxi driver, is jailed for life for corruption.

Beijing Zoo boss who put 8 million yuan fortune down to part-time taxi driving is jailed for life for corruption
Chinese TV hostess dies after rejecting cancer treatment while pregnant to save unborn son

Thousands of social media users in mainland China moved by sacrifice of mother Qiu Yuanyuan, 26, who refused cancer therapy to protect her baby, and died 100 days after giving birth to son.

12 Dec 2014 - 7:03PM

Thousands of social media users in mainland China moved by sacrifice of mother Qiu Yuanyuan, 26, who refused cancer therapy to protect her baby, and died 100 days after giving birth to son.

Chinese TV hostess dies after rejecting cancer treatment while pregnant to save unborn son
On-the-spot fines for drivers as northern China gets tough on pollution

Environmental authorities are joining forces to limit vehicle emissions, which are one of the main causes of northern China’s serious air pollution problems

4 Dec 2014 - 9:20AM

Environmental authorities are joining forces to limit vehicle emissions, which are one of the main causes of northern China’s serious air pollution problems

On-the-spot fines for drivers as northern China gets tough on pollution
Couple with two children appeal against 200,000 yuan fine for breaking one-child policy
McDonald’s China plans to continue using scandal-hit meat supplier OSI Group

McDonald’s China says it will carry on using scandal-hit meat supplier OSI Group on the mainland because “it is riskier to find another local supplier”.

25 Jul 2014 - 5:38PM

McDonald’s China says it will carry on using scandal-hit meat supplier OSI Group on the mainland because “it is riskier to find another local supplier”.

McDonald’s China plans to continue using scandal-hit meat supplier OSI Group
Anti-corruption team set up in Beijing county to help keep an eye on cadres after work