The mercury hit 120 degrees Fahrenheit in Baghdad, and it feels even hotter
A woman in Henan mistakenly gave her mother washing powder by intravenous drip as treatment for tendovaginitis. The elderly woman is now being treated in the hospital. [ more › ]
A mansion sitting on the former estate of Soong Mei-ling, the wife of Generalissimo and President Chiang Kai-shek, is now up for sale in Long Island for a princely 11.8 million USD. [ more › ]
Beijing has defeated Almaty, Kazakhstan to host the 2022 Winter Olympics by majority vote, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has just announced, making the Chinese capital the first city to host both winter and summer games. [ more › ]
Four people from mainland China were jailed over a nasty scuffle that broke out at a Hong Kong airport earlier this week, leaving at least seven employees injured. [ more › ]
A Guangzhou woman was shocked to see her adorable "mini pet piggy", purchased about a year ago, grow into a giant hog weighing nearly 220 pounds. [ more › ]
The winner of a noodle-eating contest held in Xi'an set an insane record after managing to slurp down 24 bowls of noodles in just two minutes. [ more › ]
Residents in Sayingpan town, Yunnan province this Monday captured, skinned, cooked and devoured a wolf that made the mistake of entering their village to hunt for chickens. [ more › ]
ChinaJoy, the largest annual digital entertainment and gaming expo in Asia, kicked off yesterday in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Despite cleavage crackdowns, the expo still attracted plenty of visitors. [ more › ]
According to a new online survey rating the sex appeal of men across Asia, Hongkongers are considered the "manliest", beating the gentlemen from Taiwan, South Korea, Japan and mainland China. [ more › ]
A two-year-old boy was run over by a car in Xianyou county, Fujian last Saturday and not only managed to survive, but even tried to crawl back on his feet by himself. [ more › ]
Britain says it is granting dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei a six-month visa, apologizing for rejecting his application over an alleged criminal conviction.
The International Olympic Committee has named Beijing as host of the 2022 Winter Olympics.
In the two years after China opened its stock markets, shares soared 1200% and twice fell by half. Nearly 25 years have past but not much has changed since their founding.
As China stands on the cusp of another potential Olympic win, the public reaction has been muted at best.
A Taiwanese expat in the U.S. writes about her American identity as "Andria."
Hundreds of students stormed Taiwan's Ministry of Education early Friday to protest proposed school textbook changes that they say represent a return to a "China-centric" view.
China’s leadership expelled a retired general from the Communist Party and transferred him to prosecutors to face corruption charges in the latest purge by President Xi Jinping.
The huge financial burden prompted most candidates to drop out
The reports detailed official plans to expand snooping on online communications