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South China Sea ruling will `intensify conflict,` says envoy

South China Sea ruling will `intensify conflict,` says envoy

China`s ambassador to the United States blamed Washington`s pivot to Asia under President Barack Obama for increased tensions.

China: 131 admitted to hospital after leak at chemical factory

China: 131 admitted to hospital after leak at chemical factory

More than 130 people have been admitted to a hospital following a leakage at a chemical plant in China's Shandong province.

China mounts rescue efforts as tornado toll hits 98

China mounts rescue efforts as tornado toll hits 98

Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered "all-out rescue efforts" after what Xinhua said was one of the worst disasters ever to hit Jiangsu.

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.

What a frightful accident; man falls from theme park ride in China, dies - Watch

What a frightful accident; man falls from theme park ride in China, dies - Watch

In a shocking incident, a man died after falling from a theme park ride after his belt broke.

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake jolts central China

A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck central China on Wednesday, the U.S Geological Survey said.

China lands more planes in disputed South China Sea

China lands more planes in disputed South China Sea

China landed two more planes on a contested reef in the South China Sea Wednesday, state media said, despite international condemnation of a landing at the same location days earlier.

Fishing ban extended in Yangtze river

A fishing ban on China`s Yangtze river will be extended this year from three months to four months, the authorities said on Saturday.

Chinese military conducts war games in South China Sea

China`s military conducted war games in the disputed South China Sea this week, an official newspaper said Friday.

Watch: Two women fight for seat in subway train, tear-off each other's clothes

Watch: Two women fight for seat in subway train, tear-off each other's clothes

In an act of rage and indecency in public, two women in Beijing subway train fought brutally with each other over a trivial issue of occupying a vacant seat.

China media threatens Vietnam over oil rig row

China should give Vietnam a "lesson it deserves to get" if Hanoi ratchets up tension in the South China Sea, an aggressive editorial in state-run media said on Tuesday.

China's battle against slowdown is still far from won

Beijing has fast-tracked spending on railways and other projects in the country`s poorer regions and also cut taxes for small businesses, in what looks like a carbon copy of the fine-tuning that helped the economy tide over a soft patch last year.

Asian shares tick up cautiously as China data looms

Asian shares cautiously rebounded from two-week lows on Thursday though investors were in no mood to embrace risk ahead of a batch of Chinese data that may offer clues about the extent of its economic slowdown.

China lifts foreign-currency deposit rates cap at Shanghai FTZ

China has launched the Shanghai pilot free trade zone last year as a part of its new set of fiscal reforms to halt the economic slowdown and revitalise the world's second largest economy.

China accuses US of meddling after Obama-Dalai Lama meeting

China on Saturday accused the United States of meddling in its domestic affairs after President Barack Obama met the Dalai Lama at the White House, and said it is up to Washington to take steps to avoid further damaging ties.

China's January official services PMI falls to 53.4

The official non-manufacturing Purchasing Managers` Index slipped to 53.4 from December`s 54.6, the lowest reading in at least a year but still above the 50-point level that indicates growth.

China loses 27.8 mn micro-blog users in 2013

According to News24, there has been a significant increase in users of mobile messaging platforms, with features similar to micro-blogs.

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.

Asian shares advance on China trade, falling yen

Both the dollar and the euro extended their gains on the yen, with the single currency hitting a five-year high in what should be a boost to Japanese exports, profits and stocks.

China fights back against US accusations of blocking WTO technology deal

European Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht last week said China`s demands were the main outstanding issue in the talks.