China issues heavy rain, typhoon alert
China issues heavy rain, typhoon alert

China's National Meteorological Centre (NMC) Saturday issued an alert for heavy rain and typhoon.

Serena, Li Na to feature in WTA Wuhan Open

Serena Williams and Li Na will lead a star-studded field at the inaugural WTA Wuhan Open in September.

China`s mining tycoon sentenced to death

A Chinese court today sentenced former mining tycoon Liu Han and his brother Liu to death finding them guilty of "organising and leading mafia-style crime and murder".

Moderate tremor jolts China`s Hubei Province

A 4.7-magnitude earthquake on Sunday struck central China`s Hubei Province close to the massive Three Gorges Dam, one of the world`s largest hydropower projects.

Three injured, houses flattened by China quake

A 5.1-magnitude earthquake on Monday jolted central China`s Hubei Province, injuring three persons and topping 79 homes.

Extreme heat brings `dead` man back to life in China

A Chinese vendor`s scheme to forge his own death for financial gain was busted after the heat in central China`s Hubei Province proved too much for him to bear.

Rare Zhou Dynasty sculpture unearthed in China

Chinese archaeologists have discovered a rare bronze head with two faces dating back more than 3,000 years in a tomb complex in central China`s Hubei Province.

Four killed in explosion at fireworks factory in China

Four people were killed in an explosion at a fireworks factory in central China`s Hubei Province, authorities said.

China: Casualties feared in construction site collapse

Casualties feared after a furniture market that was being built in China`s central Hubei Province collapsed trapping workers in the rubble.

1000 tourists stranded due to landslides in China

More than 1,000 tourists, who were stranded on a highway in central China because of landslides, were evacuated early Wednesday.

`iPhone` gas burners seized in China

In an incident that could trouble Apple founder Steve Jobs even after his death, cooking gas burners carrying the brand name "iPhone" have been found in China.

More than 40,000 affected by rainstorms in China

A total of 14 counties and townships in western Hubei Province have been hit by downpours.

Floods kill 33, injure over 100 in central China

The latest deaths bring the total killed in seasonal flooding this year to at least 87.

Vessel capsizes in China, 14 missing

Fourteen people have been missing after a vessel carrying trucks capsized on a reservoir in China`s central Hubei province, Xinhua reported on Thursday.