Four dozen Chinese centres, monasteries along Indian borders

Security agencies have found that close to four dozen Chinese study centres and other monasteries are present along India's frontiers with Nepal and Bhutan and are allegedly indulging in propaganda programmes.

Agonising, lonely search for missing kids in China

In the grainy video, Zhang Xiuhong can see her daughter ride her bike down a country road on her way to school one spring afternoon six years ago.

North Korea suffers another Internet shutdown: Chinese state-media

North Korea suffered an Internet shutdown for at least two hours on Saturday, Chinese state-media and cyber experts said, after Pyongyang blamed Washington for an online blackout earlier this week.

China jails six 'cult' members in continuing crackdown

China has jailed six members of a fringe religious group known as "Almighty God" for up to five years for promoting their faith, state-media reported Saturday.

China tries to pacify Vietnam over the South China Sea dispute

As it faces an international lawsuit over the South China Sea maritime dispute, China has tried to pacify Vietnam, another claimant of the contested waters, with an assurance to settle it through dialogue and substantial cooperation in various fields.

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.

Chinese official under scanner for wearing designer belt

An official in China's Hunan province was placed under judicial investigation after a photo of him wearing a Louis Vuitton belt went viral on social media, authorities said on Saturday.

Boat capsizes in China, seven missing

 Seven people were reported missing after their boat sank off the coast of south China's Guangdong province.

China offers to help electricity-starved Nepal

China said Friday that it would help Nepal develop its power industry to alleviate severe electricity outages that can last up to 12 hours a day in the Himalayan nation, where Beijing is trying to increase influence and investment.

China marks Mao's birth anniversary with themed train

A locomotive named after late Chinese leader Mao Zedong on Friday arrived at a station in China's south-central Hunan province to mark his 121st birth anniversary.

Xi rejects Hong Kong pro-democracy demands, backs Chief Executive

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday virtually rejected pro-democracy agitators' demand for free elections in Hong Kong in 2017 and backed embattled Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying who came in for severe criticism during the recent protests in the former British colony.

Trade in tiger parts rising in China, India a key source

 Trade in parts of tiger and other wild cats, which is prohibited internationally, has grown significantly in China and most of the items are sourced from India and the "gateway" Myanmar, according to a study.

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 raises Nepal aid five-fold in regional diplomacy push

China will increase official aid to Nepal by more than five times from fiscal 2015-16, officials said on Friday, to develop infrastructure in the landlocked nation where regional rival India has long wielded political influence.

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's premier Li Keqiang offers support for Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying

China`s central government fully approves of the leadership of Hong Kong`s chief executive Leung Chun-ying and the work of the territory`s government which has shown itself "unafraid of challenges", Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday.

China starts building huge new Beijing airport

Construction on a massive new international passenger airport in Beijing began Friday, state media reported, as booming demand for travel to and from China stretches the capacity of existing facilities.

China praises Hong Kong for not giving in to protesters

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Friday heaped praise on Hong Kong`s authorities as he met with the city`s leader, commending them for maintaining "stability" in 2014, a year marked by massive pro-democracy street protests.

14 people stand trial over arsenic pollution in China
14 people stand trial over arsenic pollution in China

Fourteen people from six mining companies have pleaded guilty to causing arsenic pollution in central China which poisoned 49 villagers and incurred a loss of over USD 1.3 million.

China man seeking $2.4mn for wrongful death sentence

A Chinese man who was freed after six years on death row following a wrongful murder conviction is seeking $2.4 million in compensation, state-media said Friday, amid public anger over the country`s flawed legal system.