The former police chief of Taiyuan, capital city of Shanxi province has been charged with corruption, state media said on Thursday, after he was sacked for allowing his son to be set free after attacking a policeman while drunk. Full Story

Egyptian president to visit China next week

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will pay a state visit to China from Dec. 22 to 25 as guest of President Xi Jinping, China's Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday. Full Story

Mom dies after one-child policy fine

The local government in Feixian county, Shandong Province denied claims that a woman who violated family planning rules died from fright after being required to pay hefty fines, Shandong-based news portal reported Wednesday evening. Full Story

CHANGSHA, Dec. 17 (Xinhua) -- One person was killed in a pedestrian overpass collapse Wednesday night in downtown Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province. Full Story

At least 12 people were killed and three badly injured Saturday in a six-car pileup on a major north-south highway in a southern China province. Full Story