About 2,000 Chinese tourists have arrived home, while 400 remained stranded at a airport in quake-hit Kathmandu as airlines race to evacuate them following Saturday's earthquake, said Chinese Embassy in Nepal on Monday.
Four medical teams sent by the Tibet Military Area Command (TMAC) to quake zones in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region have treated more than 200 patients since arriving on Monday, according to the TMAC.
The former head of a prominent hospital in Yunnan province is suspected of taking large bribes, including 100 houses, 100 car lot properties and 35 million yuan ($5.6 million) in cash, from 2005 to last year, the Supreme People's Procuratorate said on Monday.
Ten months ago when I was posted to Thailand as a correspondent, many of my friends made fun of me, saying that I would become the female version of the popular Chinese comedy movie Lost In Thailand. Well, I didn't. But, now in Nepal, I truly am.
The pressures on table tennis players at the world championships in Suzhou are intense, but Nepalese player Nabita Shrestha has the added burden of worrying about her family after the devastating earthquake struck her country on Saturday.
Snow and landslides are hampering the efforts of rescue and relief task forces trying to reach the southern parts of the Tibet autonomous region affected by Saturday's earthquake in neighboring Nepal.