China facing outbreak of hand-foot-mouth

BEIJING, April 8 (UPI) -- An outbreak of hand-foot-and-mouth disease in China has killed 18 children in less than a week and left 195 others in serious condition, health authorities say.

China encourages U.S. economic steps

BEIJING, March 19 (UPI) -- China reiterated Thursday that it hopes the United States will guarantee the security of Chinese investments in U.S. securities.

Prison reform sought in China

BEIJING, March 18 (UPI) -- Prison reformers in China are calling for judicial or independent institutions to replace police in running detention facilities.

New fraud software monitors China journals

BEIJING, March 17 (UPI) -- Editors of academic journals published in China say they have started using new software that will help detect plagiarism.

China criticizes U.S. on human rights

BEIJING, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The government of China has accused the United States of hypocrisy when it comes to pointing out the human rights violations of other countries.

Embezzler sentenced to death in China

JINAN, China, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- A court in China's Shandong Province has sentenced an executive to death for bribery and embezzlement and ordered the confiscation of all his personal property.

Five dead, one missing in China landslide

NANNING, China, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- A landslide in southern China's Hechi City killed at least five people with another person reported missing, authorities said.

China celebrates its founding

BEIJING, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- More than 5,000 people gathered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square Wednesday to mark the 59th anniversary of the founding of modern China.
Four Tibet protesters ordered out of China

Four Tibet protesters ordered out of China

BEIJING, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Beijing police say they have expelled four western protesters for displaying "Free Tibet" banners near the Olympic venues.

Dam of 'quake lake' hit by aftershock

MIANYANG, China, June 8 (UPI) -- The dam holding back a wall of water of the so-called "quake lake" in China's Sichuan Province was hit by an aftershock Sunday, state-run media says.
Pelosi's Tibetan comments attacked

Pelosi's Tibetan comments attacked

BEIJING, March 24 (UPI) -- China's Xinhua called U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's comments on the Tibet protests hypocritical, saying they ignored the actions of the rioters.

10 killed in Indonesia concert stampede

JAKARTA, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- A rock concert stampede in Indonesia killed 10 teenagers and injured several others, police said Sunday.

Arrests in Chinese mine explosion

TAIYUAN, China, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Police in China's Shanxi province have detained the owner and the legal representative of a coal mine that exploded Dec. 5, killing 105 miners.

Chinese officials turning over bribes

BEIJING, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Recalcitrant Chinese officials have been handing over their bribe money to the government at an impressive clip in recent years.

China, Japan renew Chiang Mai swaps plan

BEIJING, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- China and Japan have renewed a currency trading agreement designed to prevent another financial crisis in Asia.
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