Tu Youyou, awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine on Monday, is the first Chinese citizen to win a Nobel for a scientific discipline and the first female Chinese citizen to win any Nobel.
Hopefully you haven't moved around too much since the last time we spoke, because things actually got worse over the weekend with millions more people cramming into tourist sites, streets, bridges and just generally everything. [ more › ]
China continues to just make things miserable for the Philippines. In August they bested the country for the honor of hosting the 2019 FIBA World Cup and then over the weekend they beat them on the court to win the 2015 FIBA Asian Championship. [ more › ]
Including the first ever Chinese medicine laureate
The incident has added to growing concerns that violence against minorities under Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on the rise
Officials at the Huaqing Hot Springs in Shaanxi province have urged visitors to please, please kindly refrain from taking pictures of themselves feeling up a statue of an ancient Chinese beauty after it stopped being funny a long time ago. [ more › ]
While people across China crowd national tourist sites during the Golden Week holiday, one middle school student is using that long national break to help out her mom, who still has to work. [ more › ]
The Independent Commission Against Corruption has formally charged former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang Yam-kuen with two counts of misconduct in public office. Tsang becomes the highest-ranking former HK official to be brought up on corruption charges. [ more › ]
Photographer Bulent Kilic witnessed the chaos earlier this year
Protesters expressed anger over welfare cuts and changes to strike legislation
Not enough resources are being given to the education of children in their formative years
Over the weekend, a man showed up to the Xi'an Qinling Wildlife Park in Shaanxi and demanded free entrance by presenting his United Nations ID card. [ more › ]
Meituan and Baidu executives share strategies on China’s offline-to-online market--known in the U.S. as on-demand services--that has been characterized by intense competition and heavy discounting,
Beijing is reimposing controls at a time of unprecedented capital flight.
Where to go, what to do this week in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist's picks. [ more › ]
Outside a Burberry shop on the outskirts of Oxford, a tourist from China has caused quite a stir after being photographed helping her child defecate on the street. [ more › ]
Most of the ship's crew is from the U.S.
"Bombing a fully functioning hospital can never be justified"
Shortly after making landfall, typhoon Mujigae caused several tornadoes to form throughout coastal areas in Guangdong province, damaging property and killing at least three people. [ more › ]
A homeless woman who sought refuge at a McDonald's branch in Kowloon who slumped over and died went unnoticed by staff and customers for more than seven hours. [ more › ]