China finds1,800 smuggled iPhone 6 handsets

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Chinese customs officers have intercepted over 1,800 iPhone-6 handsets as people tried to smuggle them…

Ex-Chinese planning official admits taking bribes

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Liu Tienan pleaded guilty to taking bribes at the conclusion of his one-day trial Wednesday…

Alibaba founder now the richest man in China

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Alibaba founder Jack Ma has become the richest man in China after his company’s record IPO…

Life term for China scholar chills ethnic dialogue

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A court found economics professor Ilham Tohti guilty of separatism and sentenced him to life in prison…

Hong Kong business leaders meet Xi Jinping

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More than 60 Hong Kong tycoons including Li Ka-shing, Asia’s richest person, met Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday…

“Friends” fan re-creates Central Perk in China

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The series is celebrating its twentieth anniversary…

Explosion at Chinese fireworks factory kills 12

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An explosion at a fireworks factory in southern China on Monday killed 12 people and injured 33 others…

Hong Kong students on strike in democracy battle

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Thousands of Hong Kong students boycotted classes Monday to protest Beijing’s decision to restrict voting reforms…

Five killed in restaurant blast in China

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Five persons were killed in a gas explosion at a restaurant in southwest China’s Xiamen City on Friday…

Chinese tennis star Li Na announces retirement

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China’s first grand slam singles champion Li Na formally announced her retirement on Friday…