A warehouse storing chemicals and fuel exploded and caught fire in the eastern Chinese city of Jingjiang on Friday, the local government and media reports said.
A zoo in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, has used 3-D printing technology to help a bullied parrot who lost its beak.
Readers at a 24-hour bookstore in Beijing
China saw its population grow last year, along with an improved male-female ratio and the level of education, according to a survey from the National Bureau of Statistics that was released on Wednesday.
China's charitable foundations are becoming increasingly transparent about what they do with donations received for disaster relief.
Experts say faster testing methods and earlier treatment are essential to curb an epidemic spreading among young gay men, as Shan Juan reports.
Physical activity among adults in China fell sharply over the two decades ending in 2011, according to a study published on Wednesday in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.
Zhang Jiabo, a four-year-old boy, takes part in a roller skating challenge held in Wangmangling scenic area in North China's Shanxi province, April 20, 2016.
Chinese scientists say they have worked out the structure of the Zika virus NS1 protein, a discovery could help researchers develop a vaccine for the virus which is transmitted by mosquito.
China announced plans on Tuesday to help ships under its flag navigate the Arctic via a Northwest Passage route that will be 30 percent shorter than the ocean passages traditionally used to connect the northern Atlantic and Pacific oceans through the Panama Canal.
The school is located 100 meters from reportedly polluted former site of three chemical plants across the road.