A blast hit a warehouse in north China's Tianjin Municipality on Monday night, with no casualties reported so far, local authorities said.
One in three of all the young men in China will eventually be killed by tobacco unless a substantial proportion of them succeed in quitting smoking, researchers said on Friday.
The Ministry of Environmental Protection received 696 public tip-offs about pollution in the first half of the year, more than 75 percent of them about air pollution, it said on Monday.
The annual number of deaths in China caused by tobacco will rise to 2 million in 2030 and 3 million in 2050, according to a research by medical journal The Lancet.
An Air Force pilot put his own life on the line after his plane carrying at least two tons of fuel and 200 rounds of ammunitions spun out of control.
China will set up a special database and upgrade the protection of documents regarding the Nanjing Massacre after files relating to the atrocities were listed in UNESCO's Memory of the World Register.
China's 12th Five-Year Plan ( 2011-2015) has been on the track to meet the majority of social and economic development goals, an academic at a Cambodian university said.
The suspect in the murder of five fishing boat crew in Zhoushan City in East China's Zhejiang province was arrested on Friday evening, local police announced.
At least 10 miners were trapped after a gas blast occurred at a coal mine Friday night in Shangrao county, East China's Jiangxi province.
Yang Fenglan, a Chinese woman dubbed the Queen of Ivory, was charged with smuggling ivory worth millions of dollars in a court in Tanzania.
China's sponge city program will enable 80 percent of its urban areas to collect and recycle rainwater in the near future as the country rolls out a total investment of 86.5 billion yuan ($13.6 billion) over the next three years.