Guangzhou launches 72-hour visa-free stays

Guangzhou began offering transit passengers a 72-hour visa-free stay on Thursday, making it the third Chinese city…

Famous pagoda back in China’s West Lake

One of the three stone pagodas on the famous West Lake in east China’s Zhejiang Province was put back in position on Tuesday…

China closed down activist websites

Hundreds of websites that are deemed as illegal by the Chinese authorities have been closed down, including those run by activists…

Hong Kong bus attack 11 injured

An employee of a food processing plant stabbed 11 co-workers on a shuttle bus in Tuen Mun, Hong Kong…

Chinese tightrope walker sets world record between balloons

A Chinese tightrope walker has set a new world record for the fastest high-wire walk between two hot air balloons…

Guangdong villagers protest over eminent domain

Hundreds of villagers crashed with police in Guangdong, China in a protest to stop the government from taking over the farmlands…

China heatwave pushes thousands of people cool in swimming pool

Thousands of swimmers filled an indoor wave pool to the brim in southwest China’s Sichuan Province…

China explosion fuels environmental concerns

An explosion Tuesday at a Chinese plant that produces the toxic chemical paraxylene has added fuel to …

Amateur film on Snowden’s HK stay

It was shot in single takes with amateur actors, hobbyist directors and about $650…

Chinese man stands trial for poisoning dumplings

A former food plant worker in China confessed in court on Tuesday to poisoning frozen dumplings that sickened 10 people in Japan in 2008…