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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 has sentenced four people to up to 20 years in jail for "plotting terror attacks", state media said, the latest in a wave of rulings as the government accelerates a crackdown on what it says is violence fuelled by Islamist militants.
More than 400 people have died in an earthquake that devastated a Chinese village, state media said Tuesday, as relatives faced the stark probability that rescuers would only find the remains of their loved ones.