A Chinese court sentenced three men to death and a woman to life imprisonment on Friday after convicting them of terrorism and murder for killing 31 people in a knife attack outside a railway station in the southern city of Kunming earlier this year.
China on Thursday announced it will fine Audi $40.5 million and Chrysler $5.2 million in a sweeping anti-monopoly probe of the auto industry that has prompted complaints foreign businesses are being treated unfairly.
China's premier promised Wednesday to open the world's No. 2 economy wider to foreign companies, promising favourable conditions despite a wave of anti-monopoly investigations that business groups say might be aimed at limiting competition.
A 40-year-old man stabbed students and teachers with a fruit knife at an elementary school in central China on Monday, killing three children and injuring six other people before jumping to his death, officials said.
Five people stood trial Thursday in the beating death of a woman at a McDonald's restaurant in eastern China who reportedly refused to join their anti-Communist Christian sect -- a high-profile crime that led to a wave of arrests of cult suspects.
China's government tightened control over popular instant messaging services Thursday after telling South Korea access to some foreign services was blocked because they were used to exchange terrorism-related information.
Sixty-eight people were killed and nearly 200 others injured, most with severe burns, after an explosion Saturday at an automotive parts factory in eastern China that supplies General Motors, officials said.