China's "big five" banks are likely to be the first targets of the salary-reduction reform for top executives at state-owned enterprises (SOEs) being pushed by the government, the Shanghai-based China Business News said on Thursday. Full Story

Teenagers forced to kneel with ducks in mouth after getting caught stealing ducks

Two teenagers, 14, were forced to get down on their knees with dead ducks in their mouth after getting caught stealing ducks in Liupo village, Qingyuan county of Yizhou city in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on August 25, 2014. Full Story

Official faces investigation over car sex scandal

A government official is being investigated after he allegedly had sexual intercourse with several women in his car, the Cixi Party disciplinary watchdog said in Zhejiang Province. Full Story

A residential building in Zuojiazhuang, Chaoyang district of Beijing exploded around 5: 30 am on August 29, 2014. One person was killed and eight was injured according to preliminary investigation. Full Story

BEIJING, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Eight people were injured in an explosion early Friday at a residential building in Beijing, said local authorities. Full Story