Macau democracy leader says he's being watched before Xi visit

A Macau pro-democracy leader on Tuesday said he is being "watched" by authorities before a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, amid reports that Hong Kong students had been blocked from entering the territory.

Macau democracy leader says he`s being watched before Xi visit

A Macau pro-democracy leader said Tuesday he is being "watched" by authorities before a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, amid reports that Hong Kong students had been blocked from entering the territory.

China jails businesswoman in railway graft case for 20 years

A Beijing court sentenced a well-known businesswoman, who had ties to a disgraced former railways minister, to 20 years in jail on Tuesday for corruption, saying she was guilty of bribery and illegally running a business.

China`s mountain hermits seek a highway to heaven

His unheated hut is half way up a mountain with no electricity, and his diet consists mostly of cabbage. But Master Hou says he has found a recipe for joy. 

China official admits millions in jade bribes: Report

A former senior Chinese provincial official told a court he took around 13 million yuan ($2.1 million) in bribes consisting largely of precious stones, state-run media reported Tuesday.

China official admits millions in jade bribes: Report

A former senior Chinese provincial official told a court he took around 13 million yuan ($2.1 million) in bribes consisting largely of precious stones, state-run media reported Tuesday.

Three injured in knife attack in China's restive Xinjiang

Police in the capital of China`s unruly far western region of Xinjiang have detained a man after three people were injured in a knife attack, state media said, in the latest incident of violence there.

Jury to decide whether 'Canadian Psycho' killer really 'insane'

A jury must decide whether to send "Canadian Psycho" killer Luka Magnotta to prison for life or to hospital indefinitely, after hearing final arguments in his trial Monday.

Clear up 'bad influence' left by corrupt generals: Xi Jinping

President Xi Jinping on Monday warned Chinese military officials to "not cross the line" and cautioned them against the "bad influence" left by disgraced army generals being prosecuted for serious corruption charges.

China for more cultural exchanges, says consul general

More cultural exchange between India and China would bring people closer to each other, a senior official of the Chinese government said here on Monday

About 300 Chinese said fighting alongside Islamic State in Middle East

About 300 Chinese people are fighting alongside the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, a Chinese state-run newspaper said on Monday, a rare tally that is likely to fuel worry in China that militants pose a threat to security.

Guerrillas killed 7 soldiers in ambush last week: Myanmar military

Seven Myanmar soldiers were killed and 20 wounded in an attack by rebels in the northeastern frontier with China five days ago, state media said Monday.

Canada, China to sign deal on return of fugitives'' seized assets

Canada is set to sign a deal with China to return ill-gotten assets seized from those suspected of economic crimes, the official China Daily reported on Monday, as Beijing works to track down corrupt officials who have fled overseas.

Chinese who attacked plane crew `barbarians`: State media

Chinese state-run media branded four unruly air passengers "barbarians" Monday after they scalded an air hostess and threatened to blow up a plane in a dispute over seating.

Hong Kong police clear last pro-democracy protest site

Hong Kong authorities arrested several pro-democracy activists on Monday as they cleared the last of three protest sites, marking the closure of demonstration camps in the city that have blocked streets for more than two months.

Have good ties with both India and China: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka reiterated Sunday that it has close relations with both India and China, as both countries played a crucial role in the island nation's development.

10 workers killed in coal mine explosion in China

At least ten miners were killed on Sunday in an underground gas explosion at a coal mine in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.

Russian President Putin's tiger caught on camera devouring domestic dog in China

Russian President Vladimir Putin's rare Siberian tiger, who he freed into the wilds in May, was recently filmed eating a domestic dog in China.

Pope Francis declines meeting with Dalai Lama due to 'delicate relationship' with China

Pope Francis, who is visiting Rome , will not be meeting the Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama due to the "delicate situation" with China, said a Vatican spokesperson.

Chinese restaurant gives 'heavy' discount to obese men, thin women
Chinese restaurant gives 'heavy' discount to obese men, thin women

AChinese restaurant is offering discount on food to men who are overweight and women who are underweight, it has been reported.