The unexpected call could prompt a diplomatic rift with China, which regards Taiwan as a breakaway province from its mainland.Read the full story ›
New draft law proposes giving local police new powers to censor natural and man-made disasters.Read the full story ›
Those held in detention include the board chairman of an engineering firm which has a record of workplace deaths.Read the full story ›
Two adults were also injured in the attack outside a primary school in the north of the country.Read the full story ›
At least 74 people have been killed after a platform collapsed on a Chinese power plant construction site, state media reported.Read the full story ›
Members of the public rush to the young cyclist's rescue after she is knocked from her bike in shocking CCTV footage.Read the full story ›
Tens of millions are still being given to the middle-income countries from public funds despite claims the support was being phased out.Read the full story ›
The 'world's saddest polar bear' is to temporarily leave the Chinese shopping centre where he lives and go to an ocean park.Read the full story ›
In a message to Donald Trump following his election victory, Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and America shared responsibility to promote global development and prosperity.
Congratulating the new president-elect, Mr Xi said: "I place great importance on the China-US relationship and look forward to working with you to uphold the principles of non-conflict, non-confrontation, mutual respect and win-win cooperation."
On the campaign trail, Mr Trump vowed to take on China and tax Chinese imports to stop currency devaluation.