Heavy smog engulfed large parts of China for a fourth straight day on Tuesday, amid a spate of pollution "red alert" notices.Read the full story ›
China has agreed to give back a seized underwater drone but President-elect Donald Trump said the US should tell Beijing to "keep it".Read the full story ›
A Chinese state-controlled newspaper has branded Donald Trump "as ignorant as a child" over his diplomacy towards Taiwan.Read the full story ›
The president-elect also warned US companies they would face "retribution" for setting up their business operations abroad.Read the full story ›
A coal mine explosion has killed 17 people and trapped 19 others in northern China.
Around 100 workers escaped the blast which happened at midday on Saturday, the China News Service said.
The local government has launched search and rescue operations at the Baoma Mining Co. Ltd. in the city of Chifeng, Inner Mongolia.
It comes just days after another coal mine blast Qitaihe City, in northeastern Heilongjiang province in which 22 workers were trapped underground.
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 ›