China conducts `live firing drill` in disputed South China Sea

China`s navy carried out a "live firing drill" in the South China Sea Tuesday in a bid to improve its maritime combat ability, state media reported, as tensions flare over the disputed waters.

Nuclear weapons not a toy, says North Korea`s China envoy

 North Korea`s nuclear weapons are "not a plaything" and their future is not up for negotiation, Pyongyang`s ambassador to China said Tuesday, ahead of a visit by a US envoy.

97 bodies found stuffed into 5,000-year-old house in China

In a gruesome find, archaeologists have unearthed remains of 97 human bodies stuffed into a 5,000 year-old small house, possibly killed in an epidemic of some sort, in northeast China.

Punjab terror attack: Is there a 'China' angle?
Punjab terror attack: Is there a 'China' angle?

The terrorists, who launched a terror strike in the Gurdaspur district in Punjab on Monday, had 'Made in China' grenades with them.

China to end 15 yr ban on video game consoles

It's a relief for the gamers as China has finally decided to scrap its 15-year ban on video game consoles and companies like Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft will now be allowed to manufacture and sell consoles anywhere in the country.

Somalia hotel truck bomb toll rises to 15

Somali police say the toll for the massive truck bomb attack on the capital's premier hotel has risen to 15, including a Kenya diplomat, a Chinese embassy guard and three journalists.

China unveils logo for World War II commemoration
China unveils logo for World War II commemoration

 The Chinese government on Monday unveiled a logo to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the second World War.

Mother saves toddler, herself crushed to death by escalator in China
Mother saves toddler, herself crushed to death by escalator in China

A woman was killed after she plunged through flooring over an escalator in a Chinese department store, reports said Monday, thrusting her toddler to safety as she fell to her death.

Search for Alien life: China rushes to finish world's largest radio telescope
Search for Alien life: China rushes to finish world's largest radio telescope

China is hurriedly giving finishing touches to what is being hailed as the world's largest radio telescope designed to find signs of alien life!

Almaty narrows gap on Beijing in 2022 Olympics race
Almaty narrows gap on Beijing in 2022 Olympics race

Beijing and Almaty on Monday embarked on a frantic final lobbying campaign for the 2022 Winter Olympics ahead of a decision this week on the winner.

Six China miners saved after 7 days underground: Xinhua

 Six men were rescued from a flooded Chinese coal mine Monday having survived a week underground after at least four of their co-workers were killed, state media said.

11 workers trapped in mine rescued after 40 hours in China

All the 11 miners who were trapped in a mine pit in southwest China's Yunnan Province have been brought out to safety after 40 hours of rescue operation.

Social media a marriage killer in China: Experts
Social media a marriage killer in China: Experts

While social media was designed to bring people together, it can sometimes drive them apart -- more Chinese people are switching their status from married to single and social media could be responsible, say experts.

World's smallest ''jumping mouse'' found in China

A "jumping mouse" or dwarf three- toed jerboa, which is regarded as the smallest rodent in the world, has been found in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

China sentences 14 `Almighty God` members to jail: Xinhua

A total of 14 members of a Chinese religious cult have been jailed for up to three years, state media said Sunday, the latest sentences after two members were executed this year for killing a woman.

China the main economic espionage threat to US: FBI

The US has witnessed a 53 per cent spike in economic espionage cases aimed at American firms, with a vast majority of the perpetrators originating from China with ties to the government, the FBI said.

Passenger subdued after disturbance on Chinese plane: Reports

 A passenger on a Chinese plane with more than 100 people aboard was subdued early Sunday after allegedly trying to damage the cabin during landing in southern China, state media reported.

China launches two satellites as it builds GPS rival

 China launched two new satellites into space today, state media reported, as it builds a homegrown satellite navigation system to rival the US's Global Positioning System.

Chinese firm busted for mass-producing fake iPhones

Police in China have cracked down on a Beijing-based company which allegedly made more than 40,000 fake Apple iPhones worth about $19.6 million, a media report said on Saturday.

China capture eighth 3m synchro diving gold
China capture eighth 3m synchro diving gold

China captured the world 3m women`s synchronised diving gold for the eighth successive time on Saturday thanks to triple Olympic champion Wu Minxia and Shi Tingmao.