The birth of three baby pandas has been described as a "miracle" by staff after the cubs became the first ever surviving panda triplets.
The son of a British investigator on trial in China has blamed British drugs company GlaxoSmithKline for misleading his parents.
In a Chinese court first, a gay man has been allowed to challenge the electric shock treatment meted out by a conversion clinic.
Chinese authorities have set up an emergency blood-donation drive to help casualties after an explosion at a factory in the eastern Jiangsu Province.
Some of the blast victims will be taken to Shanghai for treatment later today, state broadcaster China Central Television reported.
An explosion at a factory in China has killed 65 people and injured more than 150 more, Chinese state media have said.
The blast happened at around 7.37am local time inside a polishing workshop in the Kunshan City of east China's Jiangsu Province, China's official Xinhua news agency reported.
Initial investigations indicate the explosion might be caused by flames igniting dusts, the Ministry of Public Security said via its official website.
China's food regulator has visited 600 fast food outlets and food distributors over fears out-of-date or rotten meat is being sold for consumption, the watchdog said in a statement.
Big chains like McDonald's, Starbucks and KFC-parent group Yum Brands Inc have already been dragged into the safety scare.
The investigation comes after five people from OSI Group, the US parent of China-based meat-processing factory at the center of the incident, were arrested. Yum has now severed ties with the group.
Footage shows the aftermath of a bus accident in southern China that reportedly left 38 people dead.
The clip from the CCTV network shows the charred wreck of a bus after it collided with a truck carrying flammable liquid in Hunan province.
The Xinhua news agency said the blaze had destroyed five vehicles before emergency workers managed to extinguish it.
China's president has called for a fair and objective investigation into how Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 came down over eastern Ukraine.
The Chinese government's official website quoted Xi Jinping saying the probe should find out the truth "as soon as possible".
At least 38 people have been killed in a collision between a bus and a van carrying flammable liquids in southern China, state media reports.
The van drove into the back of the passenger coach in the early hours of Saturday, sparking an explosion, the official Xinhua news agency said.
It is the latest in a string of deadly road accidents in China that have triggered anger over unsafe transport.
Eight children were among the 11 killed when a school bus crashed into a reservoir last week.
A three-year-old boy in eastern China had to be rescued after getting stuck in a washing machine, as local firefighters were called in by his fraught parents in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province.
The boy, who came stuck in the washing machine basket from the waist down, was not injured in the incident as firefighters sought to open the cabinet from the back using hydraulic shears. His parents were said to have been entertaining guests when he walked to the laundry room unsupervised.
Footage of the incident, obtained from the local fire department, shows firefighters attempting to first free the boy together with the basket - tearing off the cabinet cover to gain access. Attempts proved successful as the boy walked away with no injuries.