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6 dead, 21 missing in landslide in southwest China

6 dead, 21 missing in landslide in southwest China

By Thu, Aug 28, 2014 10:13AM UTC Comments Off 6 dead, 21 missing in landslide in southwest China

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media report that six people have died and 21 remain missing after a landslide hit a village in southwestern China. The official Xinhua News Agency says 77 houses collapsed or were buried in the Wednesday night landslide in the village of Yingping in Guizhou province. Xinhua says another 21 people...

China, Vietnam say they’re committed to resolving sea dispute

By Thu, Aug 28, 2014 9:46AM UTC Comments Off A Chinese ship, left, shoots water cannon at a Vietnamese vessel, right, last month while a Chinese Coast Guard ship, center, sails alongside in the South China Sea, off Vietnam's coast, in . Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — China and Vietnam say they're committed to negotiating maritime disputes to avoid a recurrence of tensions that spiked when China deployed an oil rig in waters claimed by Hanoi. ...

US cashes in on surge in Chinese tourists

By Wed, Aug 27, 2014 3:53PM UTC Comments Off Chinese tourists visit a shopping center in Costa Mesa, California. Pic: AP.

COSTA MESA, California (AP) — Tourism from China to the U.S. has soared since the countries signed an agreement in 2007 promoting travel....

China Telecom profit rises as mobile data grows

By Wed, Aug 27, 2014 3:45PM UTC Comments Off China Telecom profit rises as mobile data grows

BEIJING (AP) — China Telecom Ltd., one of the country’s three main state-owned carriers, says its profit rose 11.8 percent in the first half of the year as its Internet and mobile data businesses grew. The Beijing-based company said Wednesday it earned 11.4 billion yuan ($1.9 billion), or 0.14 yuan (2 U.S. cents) per share,...

China deploys armed drone to multinational drills

By Tue, Aug 26, 2014 6:55PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — China's air force says it deployed an armed drone to multinational anti-terrorism drills, underscoring its rapid progress in developing unmanned aerial vehicles....

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