China's lottery industry under fire following corruption scandalChina's lottery industry under fire following corruption scandalChina's fast-growing lottery industry is again under scrutiny after what the country's authorities described as "rumor" that as much as 136 billion yuan ($19.5 billion) had been embezzled by dozens of corrupt officials went viral.

Could Diego Maradona work as a coach in China?Could Diego Maradona work as a coach in China?Arriving in the Beijing Capital Airport on Monday, madcap Argentinean soccer legend Diego Maradona reiterated in a press conference he wo…

Taiwan's first same-sex Buddhist marriageTaiwan's first same-sex Buddhist marriageThe marriage over the weekend of a Taiwanese lesbian couple in the island’s first Buddhist same-sex wedding has sparked debate.

Civilian foundation set up for defending Diaoyu IslandsCivilian foundation set up for defending Diaoyu IslandsWhile seven Chinese activists landed on the Diaoyu Islands at around 5:30 pm local time on August 15 to assert Chinese sovereignty over t…

Tibetan herders lead environment effortTibetan herders lead environment effortHerders of the Tibetan ethnic group are leading the charge in protecting grasslands and biodiversity in their communities, thanks to supp…

Humans causing Tianshan glacier to meltHumans causing Tianshan glacier to meltPollution caused by humans is the second leading cause in the melting of a glacier in the Tianshan Mountains of Xinjiang, experts say.

5 Chinese activists transferred to Naha, Okinawa5 Chinese activists transferred to Naha, OkinawaFive Chinese activists arrested by Japanese police after landing on Diaoyu Islands in East China Sea have been transferred to Naha.