A 4.4-magnitude earthquake hit Dianjiang County, southwest China's Chongqing municipality at 11:49 a.m. on Thursday, said the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
Beijing is looking forward to former Philippine president Fidel Ramos' visiting China as a special envoy and wants him to come as soon as possible, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Wednesday.
Wang Min, former Communist Party of China (CPC) chief of northeast China's Liaoning province and senior national legislator, has been expelled from the Party and dismissed from public office for serious breach of Party discipline, a statement said Wednesday.
Beijing police have launched a two-month crackdown on cyber crimes, according to authorities.
Passengers using mobile phones on planes might face 50,000 yuan ($7,515) fine, according to a latest draft amendment to the country’s Civil Aviation Law that was published on Monday by the Civil Aviation Administration of China.
The controversy surrounding the China visit of six lawmakers from the Republic of Korea demonstrates split opinion and the opposition ROK President Park Geun-hye faces in her decision to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system.
The Chinese ambassador to Japan on Tuesday rebuffed Tokyo's protests over the presence of Chinese ships around the Diaoyu Islands.
China's military is likely to deploy the Type-96B tank as the pillar of its tank fleet, replacing most of its old models, observers said.
Following the implementation in January of harsher rules against bribes and gifts, provincial governments are abolishing special accounts that have been misused by officials to hide ill-gotten gains.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi will travel to India this week to exchange views on the preparation works of the upcoming G20 summit and the BRICS summit, foreign spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Tuesday.
The Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced on Tuesday that it has started investigations into two former senior officials.
China will open a laboratory in Hainan province in November that will focus on the use of marine resources in the South China Sea.