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Floods, heavy rains kill 28 in China, 16 people missing; over five lakh people displaced

Nearly 6,500 houses collapsed and 60,000 were damaged. About 468,800 hectares of farmland was flooded and 45,200 hectares of crops were destroyed.
 

Hopes fading in China for 118 still missing day after landslide

Hopes fading in China for 118 still missing day after landslide

At risk from more landslides in the area, a massive rescue effort involving more than 3,000 rescue workers was underway, Xinhua reported.

 

China landslide leaves six dead, over 100 missing

China landslide leaves six dead, over 100 missing

State media had earlier reported that 141 people may have been buried but later the figure was revised.
 

Two wounded, one dead after rare gun rampage in China

A government official was suspected to have carried out a rare shooting rampage in China on Wednesday in which two officials were wounded when a gunman burst into a meeting and opened fire, the Xinhua news agency reported.

Chinese police accuse overseas dissident`s family of arson

The detained relatives of an outspoken Chinese dissident living abroad committed arson, according to police, after being held in what is widely seen as a crackdown following the publication of a letter condemning President Xi Jinping.

China to release fifth giant panda

China to release fifth giant panda

Another giant panda bred in captivity will be released into the wild in China's Sichuan province on Thursday, officials said on Tuesday.

Top Chinese official sentenced to 20 years for graft

A former high-ranking provincial official and a close associate of ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang was on Wednesday sentenced to 20 years in prison.

China launches 20th Beidou navigation satellite

China launched a new-generation satellite into orbit that will support its global navigation and positioning network on Wednesday.

Rare insect fossils to be exhibited in China

 An exhibition of rare insect fossils, including that of an ant believed to be 165 million years old, will open tomorrow in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

Two giant pandas to be released into wild

Two giant pandas to be released into wild

Two giant pandas bred in captivity will be released into the wild in southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said on Tuesday.