Man condemned to die for burning farmer to death in China

A Chinese court on Thursday condemned a man to die for burning a farmer to death and injuring three others in a land dispute last year.

China police bust baby trafficking rings: Report

The Chinese police have busted several trafficking rings for selling newborn babies and children, some of them kept in squalid conditions in a disused mortuary, state-run media reported on Wednesday.

Thick fog closes highways, airports in East China

A heavy fog on Saturday shrouded many parts of east China's Shandong province, closing highways, delaying flights and throwing normal life out of gear.

Thick fog closes highways, airport in China

A heavy fog shrouded many parts of China`s Shandong province Saturday, closing highways and delaying flights, authorities said.

China completes first phase of major oil reserve project

The first phase of China's massive 16.4 million cubic metres strategic oil reserve project aimed at averting supply based risks and fluctuating energy prices has been completed and made operational, it was announced on Thursday.

Eleven kindergarten children killed in China bus crash

Eleven kindergarten children were killed when their packed bus crashed into a truck in eastern China, state media reported on Tuesday, in the latest of a series of accidents that have sparked anger over unsafe school transport.

18 killed in China plant fire

 At least 18 people were killed after a major fire at a food company in east China`s Shandong province, authorities said Monday.

China court gives death penalty to two cult members

A Chinese court on Saturday sentenced two members of a banned Christian cult to death for "brutally" murdering a woman at a McDonalds outlet in Shandong province in May.

Food poisoning sickens 30 in China school

Suspected food poisoning in a primary school in east China`s Shandong province have sickened dozens of students, authorities said early Tuesday.

China plans to build world`s longest underwater tunnel

China plans to build the world`s longest underwater tunnel, an expert involved in the project told AFP Friday, a $36 billion shortcut between two northern port cities in an earthquake-prone region.

China`s oil pipeline blast toll rises to 52

The deaths in an oil pipeline explosion in Qingdao city in China`s Shandong province have climbed to 52, rescuers said Sunday.

Ship catches fire off China coast, 15 rescued

Fifteen of the 16 crewmen on a Panama-registered freighter have been rescued after the vessel caught fire off the east China coast.

About 1,000 ships stuck in East China Sea ice

About 1,000 vessels are stranded in the water as a cold snap has created a layer of thick sea ice on Laizhou Bay in China`s Shandong province.

Heavy fog causes 20 crashes in China, seven killed

A thick blanket of fog caused at least 22 accidents on an expressway in China, killing seven people and injuring 35, officials said.

Obama under pressure to protect Chinese dissident

Civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng escaped from 20 months of house arrest recently.

Will China dissident Chen get US asylum?

US and Chinese officials are ironing out a deal to secure American asylum for a blind Chinese legal activist who fled house arrest.

Blind Chinese activist Chen is in US embassy: Hu

Chinese human rights activist Hu Jia was detained over the weekend for questioning in Chen Guangcheng`s fleeing case.

US diplomat in Beijing as Chen’s custody unknown

Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell avoided reporters, and the US embassy declined to discuss his agenda.

China police detain friend of blind activist Chen

Hu Jia is an outspoken government critic and friend of the Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng who escaped house arrest last weekend.

That’s how blind Chinese activist Chen fled!

Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng scaled a wall and fled under a moonless sky.