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Twin typhoons kill 64 in China
Beijing, July 25 : The toll in typhoon Rammasun in China has escalated to 62 with 21 people still missing, while typhoon Matmo has claimed two lives.
China under-20 star set for Botafogo move
Rio de Janeiro, July 25 : China under-20 playmaker Tang Shi has reportedly agreed a three-year contract with Brazilian football club Botafogo.
Typhoon Ramassun toll 62 in China
Beijing, July 25 : The number of people killed in typhoon Rammasun in China has escalated to 62 with 21 missing, officials said Friday.
China's yuan weakens
Beijing, July 25 : The value of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened by 18 basis points to 6.1597 against the US dollar in its central parity Friday, authorities said.
China 'patka' row: Akal Takht seeks government intervention
Amritsar, July 24 : The Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikh religion, Thursday sought the intervention of the central government in the controversy over two Sikh players being forced to remove their 'patkas' (head kerchief) during an international basketball match in China recently.
India, China among top 'e-waste' dumping grounds amongst developed ...
Washington, July 24 : Scientists have revealed that developed countries dump quarter of their electronic waste or 'e-waste' into 7 developing countries including China, India and five West African countries; Nigeria, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Benin and Liberia.
Akal Takht Jathedar terms turban incident shameful
Amritsar, July 24 : Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh today said that it was extremely shameful that two Sikh players were asked to remove their turbans on the basketball court in China.
155,000 evacuated as typhoon Matmo batters China
Beijing, July 24 : About 155,000 people in China's Zhejiang, Fujian and Jiangxi provinces were evacuated as of 9 a.m. Thursday after typhoon Matmo made landfall in Fujian province Wednesday afternoon.
Man arrested for China nursing home castrations
Beijing, July 24 : A man has been arrested on suspicion of cutting off the testicles of three in-patients at a nursing home in northeast China's Heilongjiang province.
Plague quarantine lifted from Chinese city
Beijing, July 24 : China has lifted a nine-day quarantine imposed on its north-western city of Yumen following the death of a resident from plague last week.
'Aal' first Tamil film shot at India-China border?
Chennai, July 24 : The makers of upcoming Tamil thriller "Aal", the remake of Hindi movie "Aamir", have claimed that the film happens to be the first in the language to be shot at the India-China border in Sikkim. They have also shot in some of the busiest locations here.
Sports Minister asks IOC to intervene in 'patka' row
New Delhi, July 23 : Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Wednesday has asked the the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to take up the issue of Indian basketball players being barred from 'patkas', a head covering in place of a turban, at the 5th FIBA Asia Cup held in China.
Chinese meat scam now hits Japanese supermarket chain
Tokyo/Beijing, July 23 : The 24-hour Japanese convenience chain FamilyMart announced Wednesday it has stopped buying chicken from the Chinese company Husi, which was shut down after selling meat past its expiry date, even as police in China arrested five people in this connection.
India's Asia Cup performance is a milestone, says coach
New Delhi, July 23 : India basketball coach Scott Flemming has dubbed the country's performance in the recently held 5th FIBA Asia Cup in Wuhan, China, as "a significant milestone for the national team".
China's super collider a game changer?
London, July 23 : A proposal by China to build a "Higgs factory" by 2028 - a 52 km underground ring that would smash together electrons and positrons - has raised the possibility of the country coming to the forefront of particle physics.
China to clean up porn on phone apps
Beijing, July 23 : China has launched a campaign to clamp down on pornography circulated on smart phone applications.
Tourists evacuated as typhoon Matmo approaches
Beijing, July 23 : A total of 1,477 tourists on an island in east China's Zhejiang province were evacuated as typhoon Matmo approached, officials said Wednesday.
Five detained over China rotten meat scandal
Beijing, July 23 : Police Wednesday detained five people in a probe into a company that allegedly supplied rotten meat to fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC, in Shanghai, China.
Typhoon Ramassun toll in China rises to 56
Beijing, July 23 : The number of people killed by typhoon Rammasun in China has gone up to 56 with 20 missing, officials said Wednesday.
US approves probes against Chinese tires
Washington, July 23 : The US International Trade Commission (USITC) Tuesday approved the anti-dumping and countervailing duties investigations against imports of certain passenger vehicle and light truck tires from China.
Internet mobile users in China surpass computer ones
Beijing, July 22 : The number of people who use mobile to surf internet in China has surpassed the number of people using computers to go on web, says an industry report by the China Internet Network Information Center.
China's rotten meat scandal spreads to Japan
Beijing/Tokyo, July 22 : A rotten meat scandal which led several fast food chains to withdraw some of their most popular dishes in China this week spread to Japan Tuesday, as McDonald's announced it had stopped selling fried chicken.
China seals McDonald's, KFC supplies after scandal
Beijing, July 22 : Authorities in China have rushed to seal up suspicious meat products in fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC, after one of their suppliers was accused of selling stale meat.
Rotten meat scandal in China hits Starbucks
Beijing, July 22 : The US coffee chain Starbucks has withdrawn some of its sandwiches from its stores in China following a scandal affecting one of its meat suppliers, Shanghai Husi Food Co., which was shut down by authorities for selling expired meat.
Ex-Chinese policeman executed for shooting pregnant woman
Beijing, July 22 : A former policeman was executed Tuesday for shooting a pregnant woman in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Xinhua reported.
Chinese man arrested for juggling multiple wives
Beijing, July 22 : A man in China's Guangdong Province was arrested after getting caught juggling between his four wives for more than 20 years.
Typhoon Ramassun toll in China rises to 46
Beijing, July 22 : The number of people killed by typhoon Rammasun in China has increased to 46, officials said Tuesday.
China hails UN resolution on MH17
Caracas, July 22 : Chinese government Monday welcomed the just passed UN resolution on the recent crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine.
Rammasun toll in China climbs to 33
Beijing, July 21 : The number of people killed by typhoon Rammasun in China has increased to 33, officials said Monday.
China's meat supplier to McDonald's, KFC suspended
Beijing, July 21 : Authorities in China's largest city Shanghai have suspended a food company that was allegedly supplying stale meat to American based fast food outlets McDonald's and KFC.