Xinhua

July 1, 2016
July 1, 2016

‘Retiring Messi has abandoned us’

World Cup winner and Brazil legend Ronaldo feels "abandoned" by Lionel Messi and hopes he reneges on his retirement from international football.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

China punishes 27 for wrongful execution

Twenty-seven Chinese officials have been penalised for the wrongful execution of a teenager, state news agency Xinhua says.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Why did China hold a cremation competition?

The first-ever national contest for cremation workers cuts to the heart of Chinese ideas about death, land use and a desire to instill national pride in a stigmatised vocation.

December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015

91 people missing after China landslide

Hundreds of rescue workers are looking for survivors after a landslide hit 33 buildings in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen.

August 14, 2015
August 14, 2015

Fire still burning at China blast site (video)

Fires are still burning at the site of two massive explosions in the Chinese city of Tianjin, some 36 hours after the blasts.