Double murder suspect held in China after 19 years

A Chinese man who evaded his arrest for nearly 19 years in a double murder case was arrested in country's north Shanxi province, police said on Saturday.

China's arms sales pose no threat to global stability: Beijing

Emerging as one of the major arms exporters in the world, China has said its sale of artillery will continue to rise but it would not pose any threat to global stability.

China backs Pakistan's counter-terrorism plan

China on Friday backed Pakistan's counter-terrorism plan including measures to expedite trials against terror suspects in special military courts.

China to build modern command headquarters for its military

China on Thursday night unveiled plans to build a modern command headquarters to enhance the capability of the world's largest military to win a regional war in the information age.

Leak of online ticketing data sparks off panic in China

A leak of personal information from online train ticket sales ahead of the busiest travel season of the year has spurred public outcry in China over internet vulnerability.

China to test its Ebola vaccine on humans

China on Thursday said it has developed a vaccine to combat the spread of deadly Ebola virus that has killed more than 7,000 people in three West African countries, and the test of the drug on humans would begin this month.

China hopeful of better military ties with India next year

India and China "properly tackled" the issues of "confrontation" along their border, Chinese Defence Ministry on Thursday said hoping that next year the two sides would ensure that the border situation remains peaceful and military ties develop at a "good momentum".

China city bans Christmas in schools, warns over `Western` culture

A Chinese city has banned schools from holding Christmas events, state media reported on Thursday, highlighting official suspicions about the increasingly popular festival because of its foreign origins.

Christmas banned by Chinese university, says it is "kitsch"

A university in northwestern China has banned Christmas, calling it a "kitsch" foreign celebration unbefitting of the country`s own traditions and making its students watch propaganda films instead, media said on Thursday.

China arrests US aid worker on North Korean border: Lawyer

China has arrested an American Christian aid worker based near its border with North Korea, his lawyer said on Saturday, as authorities deepen an apparent crackdown on religious groups in the region.

Beijing to have its third airport for USD 13.1 billion

China has approved the construction of a new airport in Beijing for USD 13.1 billion in addition to the existing two to reduce the congestion and to enable the capital to handle 72 million passengers each year.

Tibetan burns himself to death in China: Reports

A Tibetan has died after setting himself on fire to protest at China`s rule of the Himalayan region in the first self-immolation for three months, a rights group and overseas media said Wednesday.

China official satisfied with Taiwan ties but warns on "bottom line"

A senior Chinese official said on Tuesday he was satisfied with his first tour of Taiwan since local elections last month returned some power to pro-independence politicians but reiterated steadfast opposition to the island`s independence.

Chinese official media dubs Hong Kong protests "defeated"

The 75 day-long "Umbrella revolution" by pro-democracy protesters that shook Hong Kong and China has been "defeated", Chinese media claimed on Saturday sparking a raging debate about the future of democracy in the former British colony.

Eight sentenced to die for attacks in China`s Xinjiang: CCTV

 A Chinese court condemned eight people to death Monday for two deadly attacks in Xinjiang, as Beijing cracks down hard on violence in the homeland of the mostly Muslim Uighur minority.

China to train 30 thousand overseas Chinese language teachers

China on Sunday said it will train about 30,000 overseas Chinese language teachers by the end of 2017 to promote its language and culture abroad.

China rejects UN mediation to resolve South China Sea dispute

China on Sunday rejected UN arbitration to resolve the South China Sea (SCS) maritime dispute with its neighbours, asserting that it should be settled through direct bilateral negotiations.

21 workers trapped under collapsed tunnel rescued in China

The 21 workers trapped in a collapsed tunnel in east China's Fujian Province for more than a day were rescued on Saturday.

IOC outlines 2024 bid process, wants invitation phase
IOC outlines 2024 bid process, wants invitation phase

The International Olympic Committee unveiled its timeline for candidates for the 2024 summer Games but President Thomas Bach said an invitation phase would precede it if changes to the bidding process are approved next week.

Moderate quake strikes China, five injured

At least five persons were injured today when a moderate 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted China's southwest Yunnan Province.