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Thirteen people have been confirmed dead and 20 others remain missing after a blast ripped through an explosives manufacturing plant in East China's Shandong province on Monday morning.
One in five Chinese people are suffering thyroid nodules and roughly 10 percent of all thyroid nodule cases are actually thyroid cancer, medical experts said at a event to mark the International Thyroid Awareness Week (May 20 to May 29).
Police have filed a criminal case against a college student who held a doctor hostage in order to flee from a dispute he had with the family of an elderly woman he injured when riding a bike.
China may extend a nationwide census for wild giant pandas that was scheduled to be completed by the end of 2013, as an earthquake disturbed one of the pandas' major habitats last month.
Heavy rain that has fallen since Saturday has killed two people in South China's Guangdong province, bringing the death toll resulting from rainstorms to 36 so far.
Law enforcement authorities vowed to hand down harsher punishments for those found guilty of fabricating threats targeting civilian flights.
Soccer fans in Beijing set vehicles ablaze and attacked cars from Tianjin following a soccer match between clubs from the two cites on Saturday night.
China started their defending journey by sweeping India 5-0 at the 13th Sudirman Cup world team badminton championships here on Sunday.
Defending champion Zhang Jike will fight for the men's singles title against Wang Hao in a rematch of the last year's Olympic final at the World Table Tennis Championships to be held here on Monday.
Asia's first intestine transplant, between twin sisters, was successful, Xijing Hospital announced on Tuesday in Xi'an, capital of Shaanxi province.
A businessman behind a one-way trip to Mars, which has received a flood of applicants from China, has dismissed accusations that the project is a scam.
UnionPay announced in Shanghai on May 20 that it has become the latest member of EMVCo, an international organization that deals with standardized integrated-circuit card specifications in a bid to develop a worldwide acceptance and issuance network.
A young foreign student snapped a shot of a group of students on a boat trip 30 years ago. Now he is back to find out what had happened to the lives of those people.
China marks the annual National Day for Helping the Disabled on May 19, 2013, the third Sunday in May. Following is a collection of stories related to the disabled people in China.
The 5th Anniversary of Wenchuan Earthquake
During the Labor Day holiday, exhausted Chinese are liberated from heavy work routines, and enjoy time off for travel or shopping.
You may think you know your vegetables - the price of pumpkins or what nutrients carrots contain - but did you know they can be played like musical instruments?
The event held from April 24 to 28 attracted 610 graduates from 22 universities in China.
A Chinese private fishing boat seized by the DPRK was released early Tuesday, a Chinese consular officer to the DPRK said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica and Mexico from May 31 to June 6, and meet with US President Barack Obama in the United States on June 7-8.
China and Tajikistan established a strategic partnership on Monday, which observers said would benefit the two countries' economies and regional stability.
Taiwan's tourists to Boracay, a resort in Philippines, have started canceling hotel reservations since Taiwan issued an advisory against traveling to the country.
A Mirage 2000 fighter jet, which was on a flight training mission, crashed into waters off northwest county Hsinchu in Taiwan Monday morning.
The Philippines' special envoy to Taiwan on Friday advised thousands of Filipino workers there to eat at home and avoid the streets while emotions run high over the shooting death of a Taiwan fisherman by the Philippine coast guard.
A goldmine with a potential economic value of 20 billion yuan ($3.3 billion) was discovered in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Xinjiang Daily reported on Tuesday.
The world's largest independent biotechnology firm headquartered in Thousand Oaks of southern California is tapping the market in China.
Securities insiders have warned of risks for ChiNext, China's Nasdaq-style market, which has outperformed since the end of last year.
We should try to find out why ancient buildings are sold in the first place and what should be done to protect them, instead of quarreling about whom Chan has donated the buildings to.
Unilateral actions taken by Japan since last year, including the decisions to "purchase" and "nationalize" the Diaoyu Islands, have pushed Sino-Japanese relations to their lowest point in four decades.
I am very much looking forward to it and hope to make some concrete contribution to deepening the friendship and promoting cooperation in various areas between China and India.
A 4-year-old boy is believed to have been infected with the H7N9 strain in Beijing.