A crude oil leak in Guangdong province has been contained and clean-up operations will be completed on Tuesday morning, local authorities said.
The Rongcheng district government apologized on Monday evening for "borrowing" orphans in a failed ruse to pass the inspection of a childcare facility.
Industrial chemicals that leaked into a river, leading to water supplies being cut last week to 30,000 residents in suburban Shanghai, exposed faults in the supervision of chemicals' production and transportation, an expert said.
Specialists in Beijing warn that the pollution and emergency responses to reduce it could damage the economy and tourism.More air quality early earnings
A former housing administration official whose family once owned 31 houses in Henan province was arrested on suspicion of corruption.
New calls for heightened security for Chinese nationals operating in Africa arise after four workers were kidnapped by armed men in Susan.
Chang Guizi needs heart surgery, but a local hospital refuses to operate on him because he has no legal guardian to sign the consent form.
China's top securities regulator has launched an investigation into a senior official in East China's Fujian province after online allegations suggested that she owns 16 houses.
China Investment Corp, or CIC, is to balance out its portfolio this year, as a China-led global recovery mitigates risks, said CIC Chairman Lou Jiwei.
Russia will build two more nuclear-powered strategic submarines of the Borei A class, official daily Rossiiskaya Gazeta said on Monday.
The Chinese consumer market will send mixed signals and might see some confusion in 2013, as the performance of the different sectors won’t move synchronously during the year, said an analyst from UBS Investment Research.