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China must adopt two child policy: Official

As China faced looming demographic crisis due to its controversial one child policy, a family planning official said the government must adopt a two child norm to have more young people to address the growing number of ageing population.

China official`s mandatory `two children` proposal draws rebuke

China should roll back its one-child policy and instead mandate that all couples have two children, a family planning official has said, drawing criticism on Friday from a ruling Communist Party newspaper.

China test fires 10,000-km range nuclear missile

China has test-fired an upgraded version of its 10,000-km range intercontinental ballistic missile which could reach most of the US and European cities, days ahead of its National Day on October 1 to demonstrate its nuclear capability.

Ancient tomb discovered in China

An ancient tomb dating back 1,500 years has been unearthed in China`s Shanxi province, offering researchers valuable material relating to the Northern Wei Dynasty.

Seven killed in China landslide

Seven people were killed while one person was rescued when a landslide hit China`s Shanxi province early Sunday, Xinhua reported.

Death toll in China`s tanker explosion rises to 31

The collision between two tankers, which led to a massive explosion in China`s Shanxi province two weeks ago, has killed 31 people while nine others are still missing, as claimed by the authorities on Thursday.

Dam collapses in China, thousands evacuated

Thousands of people were evacuated after a dam in north China`s Shanxi province collapsed, causing heavy flooding and damaging highways and rail tracks.

Mine accident in China, eight killed

At least eight miners trapped in a flooded coal mine in north China`s Shanxi province were found dead on Saturday.

China braces for floods; 40,000 relocated

More than 40,000 people have been relocated from the flood prone areas of Yellow river in Shanxi and Shaanxi provinces.

Record rain pounds Chinese capital, 37 killed

The rains have caused multiple damages to roads and bridges, including 31 road cave-ins.

Explosion in Chinese school, 1 killed

A new steam boiler exploded at a junior high school in Linyi county, killing a 14-year-old girl.