Population in Chinese mainland totals 1.3 billion

China’s statistical authorities said Wednesday that the Chinese mainland had a population of 1.34735 billion by the end of last year…

China’s “rental boyfriend”

As the Spring Festival approaches, thousands of “rental boyfriend” advertisements have popped up on websites in Hangzhou…

China satellite navigation system starts service

A Chinese rival to the U.S. global positioning system network has started providing services in China and the surrounding area…

China says Christian Bale should feel embarrassed

“Batman” star Christian Bale should feel embarrassed for trying to visit a human rights activist…

Second day of protests over plans for coal-fired power plant

The Chinese coastal town of Haimen in Guangdong province saw a second day of protests on Wednesday over a planned coal-fired power plant…

US zoo gets $4.5 million for panda breeding

The National Zoo announced a $4.5 million gift Monday to fund its giant panda reproduction program….

China micro blog regulation

China’s social media websites react to Beijing’s micro-blog regulations…

China, US commemorate 40th anniversary of ping pong diplomacy

China’s Vice President Xi Jinping met with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on Thursday to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Ping Pong Diplomacy…

China rescues 178 children in trafficking bust

Chinese police arrested 608 suspects and rescued 178 children in busts of two separate child trafficking networks…

China expects 48,000 new HIV cases this year

China will have about 780,000 people infected with the AIDS virus by the end of this year…

Justin Lin demystifying China’s economy

Justin Lin, chief economist and senior vice president at the World Bank, is very optimistic about China’s future….

Chinese solar companies reject US trade complaint

A group of China’s biggest solar energy companies on Tuesday rejected a US trade complaint…

China prepares for big entry into vaccine market

The world should get ready for a new Made in China product – vaccines…

China’s school bus donation to Macedonia derided

China’s donation of school buses to tiny Macedonia has touched off derision online…

China launches probe of US renewable energy policy

China’s government announced a trade probe Friday of whether U.S. support for renewable energy companies improperly hurts foreign suppliers…

Iceland rejects Chinese bid for resort land

A Chinese entrepreneur’s bid to create a vast nature retreat in Iceland was turned down by the north Atlantic island nation’s government Friday…

Beijing airport damage

One of the architects behind the busiest airport in Asia said that substandard materials or installation not design flaws…

China agrees to loan Venezuela $4 billion

China has agreed to a new $4 billion loan to help Venezuela boost its oil output…

Environmentally friendly toilets make life better

The 11th World Toilet Summit, World Bathroom and Sanitation Facilities Expo opened Tuesday in Haikou, China…

China tells US to avoid politicizing investment

China appealed to Washington on Friday to avoid politicizing investment…

Ai Weiwei: Police investigate assistant over porn

Outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said Friday that police have begun investigating his assistant for allegedly spreading pornography online…

Obama’s more muscular China policy sets Beijing on edge

The U.S. president’s sudden moves to contest rising Chinese power are setting the capital on edge…

81-year-old Chinese sets self on fire in protest

An 81-year-old woman died after setting herself on fire in her bedroom as a demolition team led by local officials were trying to knock down her home…

Panel urges US scrutiny of China military

A congressional advisory panel urged the Obama administration and Congress on Wednesday to apply more scrutiny to China’s military expansion and signs of aggressiveness…

More international student enroll at US campuses

A sharp increase in the number of Chinese college students is helping to fuel another year of record international student enrollment on U.S. campuses…

Death toll of China mine accident rises to 34

Thirty-four miners are confirmed dead in a gas leak at a coal mine in southwestern China…

Chinese police shoot dead 3 soldiers

Chinese media say police in the northeast shot and killed three soldiers who fled their barracks with an assault rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammunition…

China mine accident kills 20 miners

Twenty miners have been confirmed dead after a coalmine gas leak accident in the southwestern province of Yunnan Thursday…

Russians try to save Mars moon probe

A Russian space probe became stuck in orbit Wednesday after an equipment failure…

China’s inflation falls on lower food cost rise

China’s stubbornly high inflation fell in October…