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Giant Chairman Mao Statue Demolished By Embarrassed Officials

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 01.08.2016 | World

Remember the massive golden statue of Chairman Mao that was mysteriously erected in a rural town in China earlier this week? Well, turns out the late...

A Weirder Than Usual Week, Even by Chinese Standards

Tony Phillips | Posted 10.22.2013 | Weird News
Tony Phillips

China's central government is powerful -- but not as powerful as Hollywood.

Orphanage Fire Kills At Least 7 Children

AP | Posted 01.04.2013 | World

BEIJING -- A fire at a private shelter for orphans and abandoned children in central China killed at least seven children on Friday, a local official ...

21st Century Monks

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 08.19.2012 | Religion

They are monks -- but they're also scholars, academics and even geeks. Shaolin Temple in Central China's Henan province encourages its monks to lea...

7 Rescued From Chinese Mine, 50 Still Trapped

AP | SCOTT McDONALD | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

BEIJING — Rescuers pulled 44 more miners to the surface Saturday, more than 36 hours after they were trapped following a cave-in at a coal mine ...

3 Major Traffic Accidents on China Roadways Reportedly Kill 56 People In Single Day

AP | Posted 12.07.2011 | World

BEIJING — Three major road accidents in China killed 56 people on the last day of a weeklong holiday, including 35 people who died after a bus c...

Young, Sick And Weak Enslaved In China, Despite Government Pledges | Brian Spegele, with contributions from Sue Feng | Posted 11.07.2011 | Impact

Police in central China’s Henan province said they have rescued 30 mentally handicapped people who had been enslaved at illegal brick kilns, in the ...

China Suspends Officials Over Tainted Pork Scandal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — A state news agency says three senior officials in central China have been suspended and more than two dozen others punished after pig...

China Finds Likely Tomb Of Cao Cao, 3rd Century General

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — Chinese archaeologists have found what could be the tomb of Cao Cao, a skillful general and ruler in the 3rd century who was later dep...

China Faces Worst Drought In 50 Years

GlobalPost | David Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GONGYI, China -- The flowers that welcome visitors to the town of Gongyi in China's Henan province have seen better days. The stems that spell out t...

China Blames Attack On Foreign Journalists On AIDS Sufferers

China Media Project | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By David Bandurski -- The attack last week on a Belgian television crew in Henan province has drawn condemnation from foreign media, NGOs and governme...