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China downplays South China Sea island reclamation project

By Tue, May 26, 2015 1:44PM UTC 0 Comment

BEIJING (AP) — China is comparing its controversial island reclamation project in the South China Sea to ordinary construction going on in other parts of the country, such as the building of roads and apartments....

Rest home fire in central China kills 38

By Tue, May 26, 2015 10:27AM UTC 0 Comment

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media is reporting that a rest home fire in central China has killed 38 people and injured six....

Aquino: Philippines to fly usual routes over disputed reefs

By Mon, May 25, 2015 10:31AM UTC 0 Comment

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president says the country's aircraft will continue to fly their usual routes over disputed reefs in the South China Sea, defying China's challenges to its planes and those of the United States....

Beijing court jails 2 over drag-racing supercar smashup

By Thu, May 21, 2015 6:54PM UTC 0 Comment

BEIJING (AP) — A Beijing court has sentenced two young men to up to five months in jail for dangerous driving, a month after they crashed a Lamborghini and a Ferrari in a late-night race through Beijing. The Chaoyang District Court said Thursday that Tang Wentian, 21, and Yu Muchun, 20, were convicted of dangerously...

China TV show pulled over explosive crotch grenade scene

By Thu, May 21, 2015 5:37PM UTC 0 Comment

Talk about a bombshell. A popular Chinese television drama has been pulled off air over a scene where a hidden grenade is pulled from a woman’s crotch during an amorous scene....