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China wins 4th & 5th diving golds at worlds

He Zi’s winning margin of 0.10 points was the smallest ever in diving in world championships history on Tuesday as China…

China sentences 12 over anti-Japanese violence

Courts in the western Chinese city of Xi’an sentenced 12 people Friday to up to 10 years in prison for attacks…

New Year’s in northern China

From December 23-January 15, the people of northern China celebrate the Chinese New Year…

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…

Xbox workers threaten suicide in China labor tiff

Dozens of workers assembling Xbox video game consoles climbed to a factory dormitory roof threatened to jump to their deaths…

China slams new Asian slant in US defense strategy

China on Monday slammed the United States’ new Asian-focused defense strategy…

Obama unveils plan for slimmed-down military

China is a particular worry because of its economic dynamism and rapid defense buildup…

Afghanistan, China sign first oil contract

Afghanistan’s government concluded a deal on Wednesday with China’s state-owned National Petroleum Corporation…

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…

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 sets up its first military game R&D center

China’s first national military game development center was unveiled at the Nanjing Military Region in east Jiangsu Province…

People trained to use pollution monitors as smog lingers

Armed with a device that looks like an old transistor radio, some Beijing residents are being trained by an environmental group to record pollution levels…

Gates discussing new nuclear reactor with China

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates confirmed Wednesday he is in discussions with China to jointly develop a new and safer kind of nuclear reactor…

China rescues 178 children in trafficking bust

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

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…

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…

Docking technology of Tiangong-1 and Shenzhou-8 granted China’s national patent

China’s State Intellectual Property Office granted a national patent to the docking mechanism of Tiangong-1 and Shenzhou-8 on Tuesday in Shanghai…

Bloodsucker living in boy’s windpipe taken out

Doctors found last Friday a 10-centimeter-long leech living in an impossible place — in the windpipe of a 16-year-old boy…

China tells US to avoid politicizing investment

China appealed to Washington on Friday to avoid politicizing investment…

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…

China bus crash killed 20 including 18 children

The bus had nine seats, but Fan said it was jammed with 62 children and two adults when it collided with the truck in China…

Chinese spacecraft dock in orbit for second time

Two unmanned Chinese spacecraft successfully docked together for a second time Monday…