A man beating a woman repeatedly in an elevator after asking not to smoke

man beating woman

Man beating woman: an outrageous video circulates on Chinese social media triggered massive anger.

Panda released into the wild in China

panda released

China releases two female pandas into the wild in southwestern province of Sichuan.

China third quarter GDP 2016 grows 6.7 percent as expected as construction booms, debt rises

China third quarter GDP 2016
Li Guoqiang talks on his phone outside his house at Guangfuli neighbourhood, in Shanghai, China, April 1, 2016. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo

China third quarter GDP 2016: BEIJING (Reuters) - China's economy expanded at a steady 6.7 percent in the third quarter and looks set to hit Beijing's full-year target, fuelled by stronger government spending, record bank lending and a red-hot property market that are adding to its growing pile of debt.

Top 3 casino to visit in Asia


Online casinos have made it possible for more and more people to access casino games.

China launches Shenzhou XI manned spacecraft to Chinese Space Laboratory

Shenzhou XI launch

On Oct 17, 2016, China launched the Shenzhou XI manned spacecraft to transport two astronauts, Chen Dong, 37, and Jing Haipeng, 49, to the Tiangong II Chinese space laboratory.

U.S. detects failed North Korean missile test

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un guides the 3rd Meeting of Activists of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in the Movement for Winning the Title of O Jung Hup-led 7th Regiment in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on August 4, 2016. KCNA/ via REUTERS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military detected a failed North Korean test launch of an intermediate ballistic missile, the Pentagon said on Saturday.

ChemChina, Sinochem in talks on possible $100 billion merger

People use an escalator outside the headquarters of ChemChina (China National Chemical Corporation) in Beijing, China, February 4, 2005. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese state-owned chemical companies Sinochem Group and ChemChina are in discussions about a possible merger to create a chemicals, fertiliser and oil giant with almost $100 billion (81.89 billion pounds) in annual revenue, three sources familiar with the matter said.

Apple to set up R&D centre in Shenzhen, bolster China ties

The Apple Inc. logo is shown outside the company's 2016 Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, U.S. June 13, 2016. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Apple Inc will set up a research and development centre in China's manufacturing metropolis Shenzhen, the U.S. tech giant said on Wednesday, as the firm looks to spur growth in the world's second largest economy amid growing competition.

Full-time builder, part-time gymnast


A Chinese construction worker has become an online sensation for his self-taught fitness routines that he practices on site.

Retired worker becomes a senior internet fashionista

Chinese Internet Celebrity
Advanced style

Huang Citong, a retired factory worker in Changsha, Hunan province, is becoming an emerging senior internet fashionista.

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