Yunnan landslide death toll rises to 42

Forty-two people have been confirmed dead, two others injured and dozens more remain missing after a landslide in southwest China’s Yunnan Province on Friday…

Chinese buyer says solar firm MiaSole will expand

The Chinese company that bought MiaSole, a California producer of thin-film solar panels, says it can make the emerging technology successful where others have suffered huge losses…

Bo Xilai’s case goes to prosecutors

A total of 4,698 officials at or above county levels were punished for disciplinary or criminal offenses in 2012…

Taiwan opposition: “China downgrading our identity”

Taiwan’s opposition has warned that Chinese authorities are seeking to make Taiwanese entertainers identify with the mainland by influencing their choice of language…

Turn old Christmas tree lights into slipper soles

The old, unwanted Christmas tree lights that Americans throw away every year are shipped to the Chinese town of Shijiao in Guangdong for recycling…

Shark fin price soaring in China

Vanity of the consumers is the main cause for the soaring shark fin price, according to a Chinese sociologist Zhou Xiaozheng…

Brad Pitt tweets to Chinese that he’s coming

Brad Pitt is now on China’s version of Twitter, and his mysterious first tweet has drawn thousands of comments…

China imposes a penalty on LCD panel companies

China on Friday joined a global crackdown on price-rigging by liquid crystal display (LCD) panel makers by imposing a penalty of 353 million yuan…

Couples tie the knot on “love you forever” day

Young couples across China rushed to register their marriage on Friday because the date 2013.1.4 in Mandarin has a romantic meaning…

Traders dry shark fins, away from public view

Shark fin traders in Hong Kong have laid out thousands of fins on rooftops in what appears to be a move to escape public scrutiny of their industry…