The 2011 Hurun Rich List identified 271 dollar billionaires in mainland China, up from 189 last year.
Back to school in China, as around the world, is rarely something that kids look forward to. Some schools in China are trying to shake up the first day by bringing in celebrities or ancient traditions.
China accused a Muslim separatist group that they say trained in Pakistan for a series of weekend attacks in Xinjiang. Locals counter that the violence is homegrown.
Recent South China Sea skirmishes between China and other Asian nations dominated US Admiral Mike Mullen's four-day visit to China.
An online video of Cai Hongping singing in her Hello Kitty apron at a chicken stand in China attracted 10 million hits within 10 days, a Chinese record for such a short span of time.
A propaganda film released in time for the anniversary of China's Communist Party isn't going down well with the public, despite rave reviews in the official media.
After more than 2-1/2 months of detention, prominent dissident and artist Ai Weiwei has been released because of his 'good attitude in confessing,' according to Chinese state media.
China put more than 150 desert islands on the market, but eager buyers found more than they bargained for.
Oil futures briefly drop on news that China is raising interest rates to rein in consumer inflation, which could cause a drop in demand for oil.
Comments that US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and a top Chinese official made this week suggest that candor is not always going to lead to sweetness and light.
In yet another sign that 'Mao-stalgia' is creeping into official circles here, the Chinese women's Olympic volleyball team spent a week recently studying a poem by the former Chinese leader.