Thousands arrested in China porn, gambling crackdown

 Police in China`s Guangdong province on Sunday said they captured more than 30,000 suspects in a two-month crackdown on porn and gambling.

Keep calling each other 'Comrade': Communist Party of China direct its members

The ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) has asked its members to continue calling each other as 'comrade' after they failed to find an alternative word for it despite the term having dubious linkages to the gay community.

1,215 new dengue cases found in Chinese province

A total of 1,215 new dengue fever cases were found in China's Guangdong province Friday, authorities said Saturday.

Gujarat, Guangdong set to become sister provinces

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state, Gujarat, is set to become the sister province of one of China's most developed Guangdong province and its capital Guangzhou the sister city of Ahmedabad, after the two sides ink a pact this week during Chinese President's India visit.

Japanese man commits suicide after killing wife, son in China

A 39-year-old Japanese expatriate in China has committed suicide after killing his wife and son in the country's southern Guangdong Province.

Toll in China rainstorms rises to 37

At least 37 people were killed and six others were missing after rainstorms hit China, officials said Monday.

Heavy floods kill 15 in southern China

At least 15 people were killed and five others remained missing after heavy floods triggered by rains struck south China`s Guangdong Province.

Three more bird flu deaths in China

China`s Guangdong province reported three more deaths and four new human cases of H7N9 infection Friday.

China toddler started fire which killed 12: Report

Investigators in China have accused a three-year-old girl of playing with a cigarette lighter and starting a workshop fire which killed 12 people, state media reported.

Chinese official gets suspended death sentence for taking bribes

A former party chief of the United Front Work Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Guangdong province was sentenced to death with a two year reprieve Friday for taking bribes. This means the sentence could be reduced to a life term.

China reports first H7N9 bird flu death this year

China has reported its first death from the H7N9 bird flu virus in 2014 after a significant drop-off in fatalities following an outbreak last year.

Drugs seized in raids on southern Chinese village

Police in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have seized nearly three metric tons of the drug crystal methamphetamine.

End dictatorship: China activists

Their banners have urged an end to China’s “dictatorship”, scorned the regime as “rogue” and dared leaders to disclose their assets as a step against graft -- all dangerous calls under Communist Party rule.

China exposes corrupt disciplinary officials

The top disciplinary arm of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Wednesday detailed four corruption cases involving disciplinary officials as part of an anti-graft effort, Xinhua reported.

Man detained in China for spreading rumours

Chinese police have detained a man in southern Guangdong province for allegedly spreading rumours that a man has placed bombs on board a train to falsely implicate him.

China sends surveillance ships in South China Sea

A fleet of Chinese marine surveillance ships departed on Monday to carry out regular patrol missions in the South China Sea.

‘China lost over $2 bn in Shenzhen Universiade’

China lost 12.8 billion yuan (over USD two billion) in the World University Games last year held at Chinese city of Shenzhen, a recently released report by the city auditor said.

Storm Kai-Tak lashes Vietnam; 27 killed

Storm Kai-Tak, with winds of speeds up to 73 km per hour, hit the coastal region in Quang Ninh province, bringing heavy rains.

Heavy rains hit China; 4 killed, 500 evacuated

Two people were killed and two others missing after Typhoon Kai-Tak lashed south China`s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Typhoon Kai-Tak causes oil spill in China

The typhoon, the 13th tropical storm to hit China this year, has left one person dead in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region so far.