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Those wearing Halloween fancy dress costumes on the Beijing subway will face arrest as they may cause crowds to gather and create "trouble".

Official hides 200m yuan cash at home

Prosecuting authorities seized more than 200 million yuan ($32 million) in cash from the house of an energy official, a procurator revealed Friday.

China province orders 30% of vehicles off roads for APEC

Five cities in North China's Hebei province, which surround Beijing, will ban 30 percent of vehicles from roads to help ensure cleaner air for the upcoming APEC meeting in the Chinese capital.

Death sentences upheld in Kunming terror attack case

A Chinese court upheld the death sentences given to three men for their involvement in a terrorist attack in which 31 were killed at a railway station in Kunming.

Child killer executed

A man sentenced to die for grabbing a 2-year-old girl from a stroller and causing her death last year, was executed on Friday, Xinhua News Agency reported.

Rich pay sky-high prices for meteorites

For some of China's wealthy, the trappings of fast cars, designer bags and deluxe apartments are worthless compared with bounty from outer space.

Rule of law to help China's diplomacy

Vice-minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, explained the impact of the new emphasis on rule of law to a gathering of diplomats.

World's first wearable air purifier to meet public

A tech team in China's Chongqing municipality has claimed it has invented the world's first wearable air purifier, a tech blog said.

A passion for Chinese culture

A Dutch Sinologist has spent more than 50 years studying the country's language, classic literature. For Wilt Idema, books are the best guides in life.

SouFun: Home prices may fall further

China property prices could fall as much as 10% this year and the slump may extend into next, according to the founder of the country's biggest property information website.

HK protest funding questioned

Lawmakers and anti-occupation groups are calling for a probe into alleged donations from external entities to foment and maintain the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.

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