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Chinese man jailed for 13 years for eati...

Chinese man jailed for 13 years for eating tigers

BEIJING – A Chinese man has been jailed for 13 years for buying and eating endangered tigers and making wine made out of their blood, state media reported. The man, identified as a rich businessmen surnamed Xu, organised three trips to the southern province of Guangdong last year to buy the... read more »

Six nurses killed in latest attack on Ch...

Six nurses killed in latest attack on Chinese medical workers

BEIJING: Seven people, including six nurses, were stabbed to death at a hospital dormitory in northern China on Thursday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, the latest in a string of attacks on medical workers. A hospital administrator was among those killed and another nurse was seriously... read more »

9 killed in landslides in southwest Chin...

9 killed in landslides in southwest China

Nine people have been killed inlandslides that struck southwest China’s Yunnan province last week. Nine people were buried as the disasterhit Xiaoxin Village in Dongchuan District of the provincial capital Kunming City last Tuesday, the district’s publicity department said. Two bodies... read more »

4 schoolchildren killed in China knife a...

4 schoolchildren killed in China knife attack

BEIJING: Four primary schoolchildren were killed in a knife attack by a man in south China’s Guangxi autonomous region, the latest such incident in the country in recent years. The four children in Pingshan town of Lingshan county were attacked by the knife-wielding middle-aged man at about... read more »

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Rains in China kill 19, thousands evacuated

BEIJING: Heavy rains in China’s southwest have killed at least 19 people and left 20 missing, with tens of thousands of people evacuated due to flooding, state media reported on... read more »

China says 2 pilots died in aircraft carrier tests

Two Chinese test pilots were killed during development of the country’s first aircraft carrier fighter wing, state media said. President Xi Jinping had signed an order awarding honorary... read more »

11 held in China for sale of toxic capsules

BEIJING: Eleven people have been arrested for production and sale of toxic capsules on massive scale in east China’s Zhejiang Province. Police arrested the gang, headed by a man... read more »

Eight killed, 24 missing after rainstorms, landslides hit China

Eight people were killed and 24 others went missing after rainstorms and landslides hit China’s southwestern Chongqing Municipality. More than 500 professional rescuers, including... read more »

Man in China kills 2 in knife attack at school

Officials said a 40-year-old man stabbed students and teachers with a knife at a school in central China, killing two people and injuring four before jumping to his death. Chengguan township... read more »