China's traffic jam, which has lasted a full 10 days and is expected to last weeks, is being blamed on highway roadwork, compounded by minor accidents and a few breakdowns. But the real culprit? Coal.
A China blast killing seven people and injuring 14 on Thursday was allegedly carried out by an ethnic Uighur in Xinjiang Province, a site of past unrest.
Cement may lack the luster of diamonds or the geopolitics of oil, but it forms the foundation of what might be Africa’s industrial big bang. Now China is moving in, undercutting African producers.
China is playing down its new economic status now that it has overtaken Japan as the 2nd largest economy in the world, saying it is still a developing country.
China, a country of many records, secured yet another world record. One small town is now registered by the Guinness Book as having hosted: The most human dominoes.
China expects heavy rain in the coming days. China flooding and mudslides have already killed more than 1,000 people, with tens of thousands still at risk.
Ghana will soon announce whether China oil company CNOOC or oil giant Exxon Mobil won the bidding war for rights to tap its offshore oil. The answer will show how great a player China has become in Africa.
In Asia, pale skin is prized. Bronzed skin is associated with low-class field work under the searing sun.
Despite fresh UN sanctions on Iran, China beefs up trade and investment. Does it know something the US doesn't about Israel's intentions to stop Iran's nuclear program?
The latest Chinese kindergarten murders have prompted more discussion on government response within China, which has traditionally avoided confronting mental health issues.
More than 23 tons of oil-eating bacteria have been sent to clean up the China oil spill in the Yellow Sea. It should work better than the chopsticks workers initially used, but it's still no miracle solution.