China cuts import tax on clothes, other goods

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China announced Monday it will cut import taxes on clothing, cosmetics and some other goods by half to spur spending…

China’s army plays down South China Sea island-building

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China’s military on Tuesday compared its controversial island-building in the South China Sea to ordinary construction…

Fire at home for elderly in central China kills 38 people

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A fire that swept through a privately run home for the elderly in central China killed 38 people…

Gian panda “Panpan” lives her senior years in Southeast China

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Basi, better known as the “Panpan” of the Beijing Asian Games, is the oldest artificially bred giant panda…

Guangxi school bus crash kills two

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A school bus in Guangxi, China plunged into a pond, killing at least two children…

Boy trapped in well rescued in China

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Firefighters miraculously pulled a two-year-old boy from a 60-meter deep well in Xian…

Hong Kong introduces new admission policy for professionals

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Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in SF introduces the new pilot Admission Scheme for the Second Generation of Hong Kong Permanent Residents…

China says it’s entitled to keep watch over island claims

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China said it is entitled to keep watch over airspace and seas surrounding artificial islands it created in the disputed waters of the South China Sea…

Breakthrough in liver transplant in China

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A hospital in China has successfully transplanted a liver to a female patient with mismatched blood type…

Chinese leader: Religions must be free of foreign influence

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China’s president warned in a key policy speech that religions must be independent from foreign influence…