Before her daughter gave birth, the farthest Chen Zhijuan had ever been from her home in Siping, a small city in Northeast China's Jilin province, was Dalian in neighboring Liaoning province, about 585 kilometers away. Full Story

Dead couple's parents granted custody of embryos

TWO couples who had fought each other in court for the right to inherit four frozen embryos after their children died in a car crash have been given joint custody. Full Story

Beijing sets up media watchdog group

Beijing established a media ethics commission on Tuesday, aiming to enhance supervision and self-discipline of Beijing-based media by soliciting reports from the public on media malpractice. Full Story

At least 2 killed in east China blast

2014-09-19 05:33:04 GMT

FUZHOU, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- A shop exploded Friday in east China's Xiamen City, killing at least two people, local authorities said. Full Story

GUANGZHOU, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- Two people were killed in a gun fight late Tuesday night, when police were trying to capture a suspected drug dealer in south China's Guangzhou City, police said on Wednesday. Full Story