The International Monetary Fund warned that China's growth rate could plummet in the coming years unless Beijing speeds up the pace of its economic reforms.
An 18-year-old woman in Xinjiang was killed in her sleep as she was charging her iPhone 4s, Hong-Kong news outlet Ming Pao reported, with doctors concluding that she'd suffered death from electrocution. [ more › ]
An overseas group advocating on behalf of China's mostly Muslim Uighur ethnic minority cast doubt Wednesday on the Chinese government's assertion of "terrorism".
Two parents in Beijing were forced to file a lawsuit against their son, a 29-year-old "boomerang child" named Xu Qing, who still refused to move out of his parents' house seven years after graduating university, ifeng News reports. [ more › ]
Susan Blumberg-Kason's new book focuses on relationships between Western women and Chinese men in cross-border marriages.
A strike on a UN school being used as a refuge in Gaza leaves 15 people dead, and puts more international pressure on Israel
As China’s spending on luxury products wanes amid a clampdown on corruption and slowing economic growth, operators of shopping malls are looking to another retail segment: children’s goods.
China’s president has executed the most significant purge in a generation, tightening his grip
After a mission prevented Xinjiang Frontier Army leader Liang Tao from marrying his girlfriend in person, his platoon melted everyone's hearts by throwing them a "video wedding." [ more › ]
A group of middle-aged people were spotted doing Tai Chi in a bank in Chengdu during office hours yesterday. Why not.... [ more › ]
Spokesman for the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council says it has been "impossible" for international investigators to reach site
The earth’s largest mushroom was uncovered in Yunnan last year and recently a giant ganoderma was discovered in Sichuan. [ more › ]
Lightning struck a pig farm in Chaling county, Hunan, porkifying 171, and proving that not even god is on your side when you're a pig in China. Lu Qingsheng estimated that the lightning cost him nearly 300,000 RMB, according to News 163. [ more › ]
A Chinese company that once made computer accessories is seeking to rival International Business Machines Corp. as a top provider of big-ticket computer servers in China.
Sheik Umar Khan fought on the frontline against Ebola and is credited with treating more than 100 victims
Two vastly different accounts have emerged about the incident, which occurred on the final day of the Muslim holy moth of Ramadan
Determining the "fair value" of a currency is notoriously tricky, and this is especially true when it comes to the case of China's yuan.
Alright here we go: You and your girlfriend just moved into a new apartment; you both love it! You now have everything you were missing in your old apartment. You furnish it the way you want, and it quickly feels like home. The onlyShow More Summary
China’s latest political scandal could make life more normal for one of its government firms.
On Tuesday, when the news broke that erstwhile Communist Party top member Zhou Yangkang was being investigated, the reaction among the Chinese news-reading public was something close to a cacophony.