Super typhoon kills two, injures hundreds in Taiwan

Super typhoon Dujuan has killed two people and left more than 300 injured in Taiwan, authorities said Tuesday after it swept across the island before making landfall in eastern China.

Typhoon threatens China after 10 dead or missing in Taiwan

Typhoon Soudelor barreled toward mainland China on Saturday after downing trees, traffic lights and power lines in Taiwan, where at least six were killed, four are missing and dozens injured.

Two die, thousands flee as typhoon bears down on Taiwan

Typhoon Soudelor will make landfall in Taiwan on Saturday, after an eight-year-old girl and her mother became the first casualties of the impending storm which has forced thousands to evacuate.

Four killed in heavy rains in China

At least four persons have been killed and five others are missing due to heavy rains in eastern China's Fujian Province.

Chinese billionaires' brats undergo behavioural training


Beijing: More than 70 children of Chinese billionaires attended behavioural training classes after President Xi Jinping called for a 'positive image' of the young rich, as many of them came under flack for vulgar display of their wealth and luxurious lifestyles.

Taiwan, China plan further talks in sign of improving relations

Taiwan said on Friday its top official in charge of relations with China will meet his Chinese counterpart this month on an outlying island, the fourth such meeting since the start of last year in a sign of warming relations.

NBA star Gary Payton starts China tour with clinic
NBA star Gary Payton starts China tour with clinic

Nine-time NBA All-Star Gary Payton launched the festivities and the inaugural NBA Chinese New Year Celebration Season of 'Giving initiative in China' with a basketball clinic for underprivileged students in southeast China's Fujian Province.

Workers rescued from collapsed tunnel in China

The 21 workers trapped in a tunnel which collapsed in China's Fujian province were rescued on Saturday.

21 workers trapped in China tunnel safe: Rescuers

All the 21 workers trapped in a collapsed under construction tunnel in China's east Fujian Province were safe on Friday as rescuers managed to insert an air vent through the massive rubble to provide ventilation.

China hit by Typhoon Fitow: Two killed, half a million evacuated

Bringing in stormy winds and torrential rains, Typhoon Fitow pummelled east China, killing at least two, snapping power lines and hitting rail and flight services.

Irregularities in Chinese govt procurement: Survey

A study of Chinese government procurement shows that nearly 80 per cent of the surveyed products were purchased at amounts much higher than their market price, indicating irregularities in the procurement process.