China's government gets a bit more open about its ambitions for the yuan.
Three Israelis were in serious condition Wednesday after a 23-year-old Palestinian man from the West bank attacked bus passengers with a knife. Police are calling it a terrorist attack
Efforts to protect women from systemic violence have been largely symbolic, human rights group says
More mainland tourists will choose to flock to Japan, France, South Korea and Britain in upcoming years over Hong Kong, which for the past three years held it down as one of the three most popular tourist destinations for mainlanders, along with Thailand and Macau. A recent report attributed Hong Kong's "unwelcoming attitude" as one of the main reasons. [ more › ]
A 21-year-old woman in Anhui province who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and received no formal education in school has been writing a fictional story, now over 60,000 words in length, using only her foot. [ more › ]
One presidential adviser said Yemen has reached the "point of no return"
A 76-year-old beggar in Guiyang, Guizhou province has gained attention on social media after a passerby posted images of him and his band of scruffy dogs online. [ more › ]
A two-and-a-half-year-old boy became a hero in the Xinzhou district of Wuhan, Hubei province when he ran 400 meters to seek help for his friend, who'd fallen into a pond on January 17. [ more › ]
Kong Zhenlan, a 67-year-old woman in Jinzhong, Shanxi, has "adopted" over 40 abandoned children in the past 40 years. The date of each kid's adoption marks his or her birthday, with the youngest being only one month old and the oldest 27. [ more › ]
Three people were attacked at a shopping mall in Shaanxi province's Yan'an city around 1:00 p.m., according to reports from CNNT, which added that one person was said to have been beheaded. [ more › ]
Haichang Holdings announced plans on Monday to create a huge polar theme park in Shanghai that will cover 297,155 square meters of land next to Dishui Lake. [ more › ]
Was the Philippine capital really purged of unsightly urchins for the Pope's recent visit, as media reports allege?
Shanghai's government has fired four top district officials over multiple alleged shortcomings it said were connected to a stampede on New Year's eve that killed 36 people.
The ultimate symbol of power tourism may soon be blazoned across the smoggy skies of Beijing: the private helicopter.
Four officials were sacked and another seven will be disciplined for the New Year's Eve stampede on the Bund that left 36 people dead and 49 more injured, according to a decision by Shanghai municipal authorities that was announced at a press conference today. [ more › ]
The population of mainland China stood at 1.37 billion at the end of 2014, an increase of around 7.1 million from the previous year. [ more › ]
In years past, China has been alternatively held up as a menace and a measuring stick in the U.S. president's State of the Union address. So how did it fare in Barack Obama’s speech Tuesday night?
Chinese President Xi Jinping along with the other six members of the Politburo Standing Committee will see a 62 percent hike in their monthly salaries, state media said yesterday, as civil servants will be celebrating their first payroll increase since 2006. [ more › ]
An 11-year-old boy died of blood loss due to improper treatment at an unlicensed clinic in Ruzhou, Henan province last week. [ more › ]
Pope Francis denied that he refused to receive the Dalai Lama in December over fears of upsetting China, and expressed that there was a possibility he would meet with the exiled Tibetan spiritual in the future. [ more › ]