KFC hostage situation ended peacefully

2014-12-17 19:57:38

Chinese police ended a 2-hour hostage situation in a KFC restaurant on the one of the busiest streets in Tianjin on early Wednesday.

Official suspended after sex photos go viral

2014-12-17 15:12:52

An official in east China has been suspended after local disciplinary authorities launched an investigation into photos showing him in compromising positions went viral.

Relocated parents face hard lessons

2014-12-17 07:12:17

Relocated parents face hard lessons As young Chinese children head abroad to study, many anxious parents are opting to move with them, but some experts say the trend is a double-edged sword.

Law to recognize animal welfare for first time

2014-12-16 14:16:59

The first draft of the law on the protection of wildlife has been revised, in which animal welfare has been recognized for the first time in China.

Female billionaire sentenced to 12 years' prison

2014-12-16 13:53:17

Ding Yuxin, a female billionaire who gave bribes to a former railways minister, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison and fined $404 million.

Family of wrongly killed man may get $193,860: media

2014-12-16 09:57:08

The parents of a young man wrongly convicted and executed in 1996 are expected to get around 1.2 million yuan ($193,861) in compensation.

China demotes 1,000 'naked' officials

2014-12-16 09:32:50

Authorities in China have demoted about 1,000 government officials with relatives abroad who refused to return home.

TV to air lifestyle of corrupt officials

2014-12-15 16:43:16

The extravagance and corruption of some government officials will be made public by a documentary by the Party's top disciplinary watchdog.

Two jailed for killing endangered donkey in Tibet

2014-12-15 16:18:20

Two men received jail sentences after being convicted of killing a Kiang, a highly endangered Tibetan wild donkey in Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region.

A warm-hearted man

2014-12-15 16:15:06

Zhu Jianhong made a fortune in the 1980s. After getting rich, he devoted much of his wealth to help those in need. But in 2000, he met with a crisis when his business went bankrupt and he went heavily into debt.

Daughter pays for parents' good deed

2014-12-15 13:36:29

A woman whose parents willingly donated their organs was forced to move houses three times in six years after friends harassed her for not keeping their bodies intact.

Cute girl in Han Chinese costume

2014-12-15 13:08:24

Portrait photos of a five-year-old girl in Han Chinese costume hit the Internet recently.