Hunan Province

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We’d like to celebrate the festival in a special way,” said the bride who dangled with her new husband 180 metres above the ground.

A Chinese couple have marked their wedding day in their own special way - by dangling underneath a glass bottom suspension bridge overlooking a gorge.(...)

China’s president Xi Jinping has initiated a moral crusade that has seen TV items involving LGBT content taken off the air. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters

A labour arbitration board in southern China will hear what is being described as the country’s first transgender job discrimination case after a man (...)

The statue reportedly cost nearly three billion yuan (€427,000). Photograph: Reuters

A giant golden statue of the late Communist Party leader, Mao Zedong, erected in the remote Chinese countryside, has been torn down, removed almost a(...)

Zhou Qunfei: billionaire comes from a farming background

Chairman Mao Zedong is often quoted for saying “women hold up half the sky” but going by Hurun Report’s latest survey, the world’s second largest econ(...)

A  man blocks a line of tanks  after Chinese forces crushed a pro-democracy demonstration in Tiananmen Square on June 5th, 1989. Photograph: Jeff Widener/AP

China will commemorate the centenary of the birth of the liberal Communist Party leader Hu Yaobang, whose death in 1989 sparked the Tiananmen pro-demo(...)

Miss Canada Anastasia Lin. Photograph: Miss World Canada

The Chinese-born Miss Canada, Anastasia Lin, has said that she believes that China is delaying her visa for the Miss World pageant on its southern isl(...)

This image provided by the journal Nature  shows 47 human teeth found in the Fuyan Cave, Daoxian, in southern China. Photograph: S Xing and X-J Wu /AFP Photo/Nature

A trove of 47 fossil human teeth from a cave in southern China is rewriting the history of the early migration of our species out of Africa. The find(...)

The People’s Bank of China in Beijing:  the bank,  the ministry of housing and urban-rural development and the ministry of finance have lowered the downpayment required on a second apartment  to 20 per cent. Photograph:  Greg Baker/AFP/Getty Images

As investors slowly start to count the cost of the recent collapse in the Chinese stock markets and begin to seek other options, the sell-off could dr(...)

Zhou Yongkang: a former oil boss and security tsar who amassed power, he has been at the centre of investigations since July last year. Experts say the inquiry is driven by internal politics not justice. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

At a building site in Changsha, in Hunan province, not far from where Communist China’s founding father Mao Zedong comes from, a series of 33 carto(...)

Firefighters and policemen work next to a burnt-out bus after an explosion and a fire following a crash on the Hukun (Shanghai to Kunming) highway in Shaoyang, Hunan province today. At least 38 people were killed. Photograph: Stringer/Reuters.

At least 38 people were killed in a collision between a bus and a van carrying flammable liquids in southern China, state media reported today, the l(...)

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