Gao Chengyong attending his trial in Baiyin, Gansu, in July 2017: he slashed the throats of his female victims and dismembered them. Photograph: Stringer

A Chinese court has sentenced to death a man dubbed China’s “Jack the Ripper” for the rape and murder of 11 women and girls, the youngest aged eight, (...)

China’s new plan to slash import taxes on a wide range of consumer goods promises to boost the prospects of multinationals in the Chinese market, with(...)

The now-closed Zhushi iron mine, where police allege that murder-for-profit schemes were disguised as routine accidents, in Lanling, China. Photograph: Gilles Sabrie/New York Times

The three miners befriended a lonely, luckless man and offered him work down an iron mine in eastern China. After working together for 10 days, the th(...)

Chen Man and his lawyer will seek compensation of 9,660,000 yuan (€1.328 million) from the Hainan Higher People’s Court.

In a landmark case, a Chinese painter and decorator who spent 23 years in prison for a murder he did not commit is suing the government for nearly 10 (...)

Mongol emperor Genghis Khan.

Three British tourists who were arrested in northern China have arrived back in the UK. The tourists include Hoosain Jacobs (74) and his wife Tahira ((...)

Unfinished apartment blocks in China: ghost cities are becoming emblematic of the slowdown hitting the real estate market in China. Photograph: Reuters

Ghost estates were one of the hallmarks of the property downturn in Ireland; in China, ghost cities are becoming emblematic of the slowdown hitting th(...)