Death penalties for China's gold rush killers

Three people were sentenced to death and three others to death with two-year reprieves by a Chinese court today over a brawl among gold diggers that killed 19 people and left 15 missing, two decades ago.

21 workers trapped in China tunnel safe: Rescuers

All the 21 workers trapped in a collapsed under construction tunnel in China's east Fujian Province were safe on Friday as rescuers managed to insert an air vent through the massive rubble to provide ventilation.

Telangana CM invited to China's Sichuan province

China's Sichuan province has invited Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao to visit the region to strengthen friendly relations and promote business and cultural cooperation.

Five killed, 80,000 affected in earthquake in China

China on Sunday launched an all-out rescue operation after a powerful 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck quake-prone Sichuan Province, killing at least five people and affecting nearly 80,000 others.

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.

Three injured as moderate quake jolts China county

At least three persons were injured today after a moderate 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck Yongshan County of China`s southwestern Sichuan province.

Chinese police open fire on Tibetan protesters: Rights group

Chinese police have opened fire on Tibetan demonstrators in southwestern China, wounding 10 people, after the Tibetans protested against the detention of a respected village leader, a Tibetan rights group said.

Four killed in fire at shopping mall in China

Four persons have been killed and 35 others injured after a fire triggered by a natural gas explosion broke out in southwest China.

Chinese drug trafficker jumps to death

A suspected drug trafficker in China reportedly jumped to his death after a gun battle with police in southwest Sichuan Province.

Coal mine accident in China, 7 workers trapped

Seven people remain trapped while 266 others escaped after a coal mine accident in southwest China`s Sichuan Province.

Chinese twins reunite after 41 years apart

Twin Chinese brothers, adopted separately as babies more than 40 years ago and raised apart, reunited after more than 40 years following a chance encounter in China`s Sichuan province.

China punishes 34 officials over mine accident

About 34 govt officials from two cities in China`s Sichuan province, have been punished because of a fatal mine accident and illegal operation of another mine.

China`s environment ministry cautions govt over tallest dam

China`s Environment Ministry on Thursday cautioned the government over the construction of the country`s tallest hydro power dam in the quake-prone Sichuan province, saying it will affect the flora and fauna.

Russia sends 13 tonnes of aid to quake-hit China

An Ilyushin Il-76 cargo plane delivered the aid to the Chengdu airport.

China hit by major quake, 157 dead, 3000 injured

More than 150 people were killed and 3,000 injured when a strong earthquake hit a mountainous part of southwestern China on Saturday, destroying thousands of homes and triggering landslides.

China: 14 dead, 26 missing in mudslide

Chinese rescuers have retrieved 14 bodies from a rain-triggered mudslide in the country`s southwest Sichuan province while 26 people remain missing.

Separatists sparked violence in Sichuan: China

Rock-wielding Tibetan separatists who
attacked police stations are responsible for sparking last week`s deadly violence in Sichuan, the Chinese government said Wednesday

Unrest spreads in Tibetan areas of China

Police in China have shot dead more protesters in Tibetan-inhabited areas as unrest spreads, an advocacy group and exiles said, prompting the United States to urge restraint from security forces.

Tibet: 15 Chinese soldiers among 22 killed in wild fire

The wild fire broke out in Daofu county, Sichuan province, in the afternoon.

Landslide in China leaves 21 missing in Sichuan province

A landslide in southwestern China left 21 people missing Tuesday as torrential rains forced officials to shut boat traffic through the Three Gorges Dam as they braced for a new flood crest.