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Two drug traffickers killed, 330 kg drugs seized in China

Two drug traffickers have been killed in a shootout with police and 330 kg of drugs has been seized from them in southwest China's Yunnan province during the lunar new year holiday, police said.

Myanmar`s Suu Kyi says China to support peace talks

Myanmar`s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi expects China to support historic peace talks with armed groups near the countries` troubled joint border, she said Friday during a landmark visit overshadowed by a stalled dam project.

At least 4.95 lakh people affected by Typhoon Nidha in China

At least 4.95 lakh people affected by Typhoon Nidha in China

China on Wdnesday said about 4.95 lakh people were affected by Typhoon Nida, the strongest to have hit the Chinese coast in 33 years. 

Beijing issues blue alert for rainstorms as winds, hailstorms hit southern China

Beijing issues blue alert for rainstorms as winds, hailstorms hit southern China

China issued blue alert for rainstorms, the lowest in a four-tier warning system, as torrential rain, accompanied by winds and hailstorms.

Several injured at international cycle race in China

Veteran cyclist says here was something wrong with the guiding vehicle and referees.

11 workers trapped in mine rescued after 40 hours in China

All the 11 miners who were trapped in a mine pit in southwest China's Yunnan Province have been brought out to safety after 40 hours of rescue operation.

Over 550 Chinese extremists held for travelling to war zones

 China has arrested 553 extremists who tried to cross the border in Yunnan province to travel to war zones overseas, mostly to Syria to join Islamic State militants, since 2014, officials said today.

Shangri-La thangka exhibition sets world record

 A Tibetan Buddhist shrine in Shangri-La of southwest China today set a Guinness World Record for the biggest exhibition of thangka paintings.

Knife-wielding man attacks nurse in China, detained

A 30-year-old nurse in China has been seriously wounded after she was attacked by a knife-wielding man in Yunnan Province, the latest incident reflecting the distrust between doctors and patients in the country.

Toxic gas kills nine in China

 Toxic gas following a mine blast has killed nine people and injured 12 others in China`s Yunnan province, authorities said on Sunday.

China deploys fighter jets along tense Myanmar border

The Sino-Myanmar border turned tense on Saturday as China deployed fighter jets after lodging a strong diplomatic protest with its neighbour following the death of four Chinese when a Myanmarese warplane reportedly dropped a bomb in southwestern Yunnan province.

China summons Myanmar ambassador after bomb kills four Chinese

China has summoned the Myanmar Ambassador for a meeting in Beijing after a bomb from a Myanmar aircraft fell in Chinese territory and killed four Chinese people, China`s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

China `concerned` after Myanmar fighting crosses border

China on Tuesday warned over escalating violence between Myanmar`s military and rebel forces after a civilian home was hit by shelling from across the border, apparently for the first time in the current unrest.

Britain's Prince William calls for end to ivory trade on China visit

Britain`s Prince William urged an end to the ivory trade on Wednesday, visiting a Chinese elephant sanctuary in the southwestern province of Yunnan at the close of a three-day trip to the country that focused partly on wildlife conservation.

Moderate quake jolts southwest China

A moderate quake of 5.5-magnitude jolted southwest China's Yunnan Province on Sunday.

Myanmar leader vows not to `lose an inch` of land to rebels

Myanmar`s president has vowed "not to lose an inch" of territory in clashes with ethnic rebels in a region bordering China, state-backed media said Tuesday, after intense fighting sent tens of thousands fleeing across the frontier.

China detains 25 passengers for opening plane exit doors

Twenty-five angry passengers on board a plane in southwest China were detained after they opened emergency exit doors before take-off and fought with the crew as their flight was delayed for hours by snow, state media reported on Sunday.

Death sentences upheld in China terrorist attack case

 A Chinese court Friday upheld the death sentences of three men implicated in a terrorist attack that killed 31 people at a railway station in Kunming, the capital city of southwest China`s Yunnan Province, earlier this year.

China says some victims of land clash burned alive

Chinese villagers kidnapped construction workers, tied them up, doused them in gasoline and set it ablaze when a land dispute turned violent, the government said on Thursday, providing grisly details of the latest bout of rural unrest.

China earthquake leaves 300 injured, one dead

 A strong earthquake that hit southwest China`s mountainous Yunnan province has killed one person, and left more than 300 people injured as well as 50,000 displaced, state media said Wednesday.