China has dispatched more than 2,500 troops to help with the rescue effort after 6.3 earthquake struck the Yunnan Province in the countries south west, according to state news agency Xinhua.
At least 175 people have been killed and 181 others are missing according to the country's Ministry of Civil Affairs. More than 1,400 people were injured, Xinhua reported.
At least 175 people died after a magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck in southwestern China.
More than 180 people are missing and 1,400 injured in a remote area of Yunnan province, where thousands of buildings, including a school, collapsed after the quake.
The government is sending 2,000 tents, 3,000 folding beds, 3,000 quilts and 3,000 coats to the disaster zone, where heavy rain forecast for the coming days will add to the misery, the official Xinhua news agency said.
Footage from Chinese media shows the moment a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck in southwestern China, reportedly killing at least 150 people.
People can be seen rushing out of buildings and into the street as the ground shakes violently.
At least 150 people have died after a strong earthquake struck in south-west China, state media reports.
The magnitude 6.3 quake hit Yunnan province, with the epicentre in Longtoushan town in Yunnan's Ludian county - home to 265,900 people.
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China's food regulator has visited 600 fast food outlets and food distributors over fears out-of-date or rotten meat is being sold for consumption, the watchdog said in a statement.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.