China completes construction of two lighthouses in South China Sea
China completes construction of two lighthouses in South China Sea

The Chinese maritime safety authorities have announced that construction work on two lighthouses in the South China Sea has been completed.

Typhoon Mujigae set to hit China: Officials
Typhoon Mujigae set to hit China: Officials

Typhoon Mujigae, the 22nd typhoon of the year, is expected to hit China's eastern coastal region of Hainan or the western Guangdong province on Sunday, Chinese Met department has warned.

Typhoon to hit China's southern island of Hainan, seen easing drought

More than 40,000 people have been evacuated from China`s southern island of Hainan ahead of the expected landfall of the year`s first typhoon late on Monday, although it should help ease a severe drought, state media said.

Typhoon to hit China's Hainan, seen easing drought
Typhoon to hit China's Hainan, seen easing drought

 The first typhoon of the year to hit China is expected to make landfall on or near the southern island of Hainan on Monday, which should help ease a severe drought on the tourist centre and rubber producer, state news agency Xinhua said.

Two jailed for USD 212 million fraud in China

A court in south China's Hainan province today sentenced two men to over 10 years in jail each for cheating 20,000 investors of over USD 212 million.

China ready to sign friendship treaties with all neighbours: Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday said that China stands ready to sign treaties of friendship and cooperation with all its neighbours to provide strong support for the development of bilateral relations as well as prosperity and stability in the region.

China to unveil Silk Road project plan at Boao Forum next week

Chinese President Xi Jinping will release the implementation plan for his ambitious Silk Road projects listing hundreds of infrastructure ventures at the Boao Forum next week in presence of heads of state from 13 nations.

Typhoon hits China`s Hainan after shutting down Hong Kong

A powerful typhoon slammed into China`s Hainan island on Tuesday after sweeping past Hong Kong where it disrupted flights and forced the closure of the stock market and container ports.

Super typhoon Rammasun hits southern China, kills one

One person was killed as the strongest typhoon to hit southern Chinese island of Hainan in 40 years made landfall today, after claiming 64 lives and leaving a trail of destruction in neighbouring Philippines.

``Armed men` intercept fishermen in South China Sea`

Contact has been lost with 11 fishermen in the South China Sea after they were intercepted by "armed men", China`s state news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday.

Bos scores his fifth stage win in Tour of Hainan

Dutch rider Theo Bos from Belkin-Pro Cycling braved the downhill to clock 5:13.57 to score his fifth win in stage 7 of Tour of Hainan cycling race here Saturday.

China`s President visits key southern naval base

China`s territorial claims in the South China Sea overlap with Vietnam, the Philippines and others.

China`s Hainan could be part of surfing network

China`s Hainan province could share a greater slice of the USD 131 billion global surfing industry by becoming part of the international surfing network, an Australian researcher said on Wednesday at a meeting of World Surf Cities Network here.

`China’s passport issue raises tension in region`

The United States is concerned about the map which is causing tension and anxiety between and among the states in the South China Sea.

Typhoon Kai-Tak causes havoc in China

Thousands of passengers were stranded at airports in China with transport services being suspended as Typhoon Kai-Tak battered southern regions.

Pak working to improve ties with India: Gilani

Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Pakistan is working to bring improvement in international relations including India.

Pakistan to buy power from Iran: Gilani

Yousuf Raza Gilani said Pakistan was also interested in buying oil and gas from Iran.