14 killed in China typhoon, four reported missing

Typhoon Soudelor killed nine people in eastern China after parts of the country were hit by the heaviest rains in a century, state media reported Sunday.

Typhoon Soudelor heads to China after killing four in Taiwan

 Typhoon Soudelor moved towards China on Saturday, weaker but still packing a punch, after killing at least four people and leaving a trail of destruction in Taiwan.

China police arrest two "violent terrorists" in coastal city

Chinese authorities in the eastern coastal city of Wenzhou have arrested two "violent terrorists", state media reported on Friday, and accused them of being part of a criminal gang in the city.

20 detained in China counterfeit drug crackdown

 At least 20 people have been detained in eastern China for being involved in production and online trading of counterfeit drugs worth an estimated street value of more than USD 16 million, officials said today.

Typhoon Linfa affects over one million in China
Typhoon Linfa affects over one million in China

 Over one million people were affected by the torrential rainstorms brought by typhoon Linfa, which hit south China`s Guangdong province, a media report said on Friday.

China braces itself for super typhoon

 China is on the highest alert as super typhoon Chan-Hom approaches the eastern coast with winds of up to 187 km per hour.

At least 12 dead in China factory collapse

At least 12 people were killed and two reported missing when a shoe factory collapsed in east China`s Zhejiang province, police said on Sunday.

China executes patient who killed doctor over nose operation: Report

China on Monday executed a man who stabbed a doctor to death over what he considered a botched nose operation, media reported, in a case that spotlighted the country`s overburdened health system.

China street vendors fleeing officers `run over and kill son`

 A Chinese couple selling fruit on the street accidentally ran over and killed their four-year-old son while trying to avoid city enforcement officers, state media reported on Friday, prompting outrage online.

Six bird flu cases reported in China

 Six cases of bird flu have been reported in China`s Zhejiang province, local authorities said in a statement Wednesday.

Lucky escape: Man on bicycle crushed under truck survives to tell tale
Lucky escape: Man on bicycle crushed under truck survives to tell tale

A Chinese cyclist had a miraculous save after he was knocked over by a lorry and he came under the vehicle.

China completes first phase of major oil reserve project

The first phase of China's massive 16.4 million cubic metres strategic oil reserve project aimed at averting supply based risks and fluctuating energy prices has been completed and made operational, it was announced on Thursday.

Water supply suspended after chemical spill in China river

Water utility companies were Sunday compelled to suspend water supply from a river in China due to a chemical spill in its upper reaches, media reported.

10 killed in China building collapse

At least 10 people were killed and 91 others injured when an auditorium collapsed during a wedding in eastern China, state media reported on Friday.

China starts relaxing one-child policy

China began to implement the loosening of its controversial one-child policy today when a province announced it has made it legal for couples to have two children if one parent is an only child.

China starts relaxing one-child policy

China began to implement the loosening of its controversial one-child policy Friday when a province announced it has made it legal for couples to have two children if one parent is an only child.

Typhoon Fitow kills 10 in east China province

Ten people have died after a typhoon slammed into China`s east coast, including a family of three who were all killed by electric shocks, state media reported on Wednesday.

Heavy rain hits over 650,000 people in China

Over 666,000 people have been affected by heavy rains in east China, officials said on Saturday.

Chinese woman abandons second child to avoid fines

A Chinese woman in eastern Zhejiang province "abandoned" her recently-born second child, a two-month-old baby girl, only to "adopt" her later in a bid to avoid fines from birth control authorities.

China: Typhoon Haikui kills 5; millions evacuated

Haikui is the third typhoon to wallop China`s eastern coast in a week, after storms Saola and Damrey hit the region over the weekend.