Tensions in the region have made gaining access to the crash site difficult
Our car-crazy culture lags behind global competitors in using public transportation
A new global survey for TIME shows how attitudes toward conservation may be guided by gender
Chinese sculptors carved out stunning recreations of China's historic Forbidden City and the iconic Terracotta Army, among other sites, at the Yokohama Sand Art Exhibition in Japan. [ more › ]
A Chinese firm rolled what it claims is the world's first-ever holographic smartphone on Thursday afternoon in Beijing. [ more › ]
A young kindergarten teacher in Hebei province came under fire after she allegedly wrapped one of her student's head and hands with plastic tape then shared the photos to her friends on WeChat, a popular messaging app in China. [ more › ]
A sophomore at Shanghai Normal University's School of Business set up a pet matchmaking agency in Shanghai with his friends in hopes of helping people find suitable "life partners" for their pets. And now you've seen everything. [ more › ]
An 11-year-old girl from Heilongjiang province successfully underwent an eight-hour operation to remove a giant ovarian teratoma (a germ cell tumor) bigger than two footballs and is now recovering at a hospital in Guangzhou. [ more ...
Chinese state media added another hero to its list this week.
Super typhoon Rammasun made its landfall in Wenchang City of south China's island province of Hainan at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, killing a man who was hit by the collapse of a building. [ more › ]
Japan's defense minister called Japan a "great power" in a recent speech, uttering a phrase rarely used by the Japanese political leaders and sticking his finger in the eye of China.
Let our grannies dance in peace! That’s the message of a new survey conducted by Shanghai’s statistics bureau.
In a move that’s sparked fury, Hong Kong’s government appears to be shutting its gates.
After blood tests of toddlers in Dapu, Hunan, showed elevated lead levels, officials requested that their parents surrender the results in exchanged for milk to 'flush the lead out.' This naturally aroused suspicions that they were merely providing a placebo while they destroyed the records. [ more › ]
At least one Hong Kong resident was on board the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that was shot down over Ukraine yesterday, the city's Immigration Department confirmed. [ more › ]
The day's China news in pictures: Bamboo pandas are placed on the lawn prior in Jiangsu province, China's Cheng Ji sets the pace of the pack at the Tour de France cycling race, China's Chen Ruolin and Liu Huixia got the championship at the 19th FINA Diving World Cup and more.
Senior Chinese and European space officials have been discussing potentially wide-ranging cooperation on manned exploration programs.
New York-based Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang sent a fishing boat carrying fake animals floating towards the Bund on Shanghai's Huangpu River yesterday in a piece meant to draw attention to China's notoriously polluted water. [ more ›...
A shop in Shenyang, Liaoning Province has recently been selling a ice-pops resembling condoms, igniting outrage among parents who must endure watching their kids chow down on the things. [ more › ]
"The government over whose territory it occurred is responsible for this terrible tragedy," he says