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Jailed Chinese lawyer force-fed medication

Wife did not recognise the frail white-haired man standing in her hallway.

US calls for release of four Chinese human rights activists

Attorneys Zhou Shifeng and Gou Hongguo and activists Hu Shigen and Zhai Yanmin were given sentences ranging from three to 7-1/2 years in prison by a court in China`s northeastern city of Tianjin.

Leading Chinese human rights activist Hu Shigen sentenced to over 7 years in jail

Leading Chinese human rights activist Hu Shigen sentenced to over 7 years in jail

A prominent Chinese human rights activist was today sentenced to over seven years in prison for subverting state powers, a day after another activist was given a three-year suspended sentence for the same offence.

East China chemicals facility on fire after explosion: Report

China has vowed to improve industrial safety standards after chemical blasts in the Chinese port city of Tianjin last August killed 165 people.

China calls for over 120 to be punished over chemical blast

China on Friday released the findings of an inquiry into its worst industrial accident in years, calling for 123 people connected to the deadly chemical blast to be punished.

Ten Chinese cities issue pollution red alert

Ten Chinese cities issue pollution red alert

More than 100 million people in China have been warned to stay indoors after at least 10 Chinese cities issued red alerts for smog, state media reported Thursday.

40 cities issue alerts for pollution in China

A total of 40 cities in north China, including Beijing and Tianjin, have issued alerts for air pollution, the air pollution emergency management headquarters here said on Tuesday.

China 'clone factory' scientist eyes human replication

China 'clone factory' scientist eyes human replication

Boyalife Group and its partners are building the giant plant in the northern Chinese port of Tianjin, where it is due to go into production within the next seven months and aims for an output of one million cloned cows a year by 2020.

41 hospitalised after ammonia leak at China chemical plant

Forty-one people have been admitted to hospital, including five in serious conditions, following a synthetic ammonia leak at a chemical plant in China's central Henan Province, the latest industrial accident in the country.

China's Tianjin blasts-hit residents reject govt compensation

Thousands of residents hit by deadly blasts in a warehouse storing toxic chemicals in China's Tianjin have rejected local government's compensatory offer to either repair their homes or ask private firms to take over the properties at a price 1.3 times their market value.