Tibetan vlogger Lhamo was smart, outgoing, and a victim of domestic violence that police saw as a ‘family matter’. When she divorced her husband he doused her in petrol and set her on fire, reminding many in China of its struggle to protect women like her.
A county in southwest China sought to solve a conflict between dog owners and other residents by banning dog walking. A first breach of the ban earned a warning, a second a fine, and a third the death of the pet. An outcry ensued.
Analysis of changes in average height of teenagers around the world over 35 years finds the biggest increase occurred among boys in China, with better nutrition a key factor in the change.
Despite a rise in demand for sex education in China, and a recent law change, traditional social beliefs and values means there is still a long way to go before students receive comprehensive sexuality education.
The mailings this summer of unsolicited seeds to the US and elsewhere raised concerns of coronavirus and other contagions; experts said the packages fit the profile of ‘brushing’ operations to improve e-commerce rankings.
Residents have been trapped in their homes for more than a month despite no new cases for past 10 days.
Study by Vietnamese researchers highlights how wild animal trade increases risk of humans becoming infected by diseases such as Covid-19.
Property magnate was once described as Shanghai’s richest man but was sentenced to 16 years in prison in 2007.
Liu He orders team to find out why bright young scientists are leaving the Institute of Nuclear Energy Safety Technology.
Officials say they ‘empathise’ with communities left without a livelihood as a result of restrictions introduced at start of year.
The lift-off date remains secret but China has previously said the summer offers ideal conditions.
Intense downpours hit areas already struggling after coronavirus with more rain expected in coming days.
Response to the anti-racism movement highlights how the genre has been embraced by Chinese yet cut off from its African-American roots by cultural and political forces.
Proposed ban on ‘denigrating’ TCM has sparked criticism on social media, with some calling it a further intrusion on free speech.
The economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic is threatening to scuttle the dreams of almost nine million college students expected to graduate this summer.
China’s squeeze on Christian groups is stoking defiance among some followers who have found solace in their faith amid the pandemic.
People in the world’s first coronavirus-hit city are emerging to assess the human devastation wrought by Covid-19.
Cui Tiankai condemns those spreading theories about the virus, after foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian suggests it was brought to China by the US military.
Citizens encounter barriers to resuming work, such as being refused permission to travel and difficulty obtaining documents to prove their health.
Some Chinese abroad feel comfort of close family, health care, masks, social control, quarantines and government surveillance is best combination to beat pandemic.
Some residents of the coastal Chinese province are being locked inside their homes while others must present a ‘passport’ to go out every two days for supplies.
Documentary revealing the life of US workers at Fuyao’s auto-glass plant in Ohio generates strong interest on social media.
Jingyao Liu acted after US prosecutors declined to bring criminal charges against Richard Liu, whose lawyers say the encounter at her home was consensual.
Although Chinese internet users live closely alongside censorship some have found it hard to cope as the state’s internet clampdown gets more intrusive and personal.