A local procuratorate in the city of Yuanjiang in South China's Hunan Province has decided not to prosecute a leukemia patient for helping his fellow patients buy unapproved drugs from abroad.
More than 55 percent of human traffickers convicted in the past five years received imprisonment in excess of five years or even death penalty, the Supreme People's Court said.
Chilly weather coupled with heavy snowfall and avalanches have claimed 216 lives including women and children across the mountainous Afghanistan, chief of Natural Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Deam Kakar said Friday.
The Chinese government is calling on authorities in the Philippines to be fair to Chinese firm operating in the country.
Domestic consumption surpassed investment to become the strongest driving force of the Chinese economy in 2014, indicating a new growth model has already started forming as the country enters a "new normal" development era, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday.
The unemployment rate in Japan for January worsened to 3.6 percent from the read of 3.4 in the previous month, said the government here on Friday.
Chinese movie "Wolf Totem", an adaptation of the best-selling novel, has been criticized by a Mongolian writer.
Police in south China's Guangdong Province have arrested eight suspects and confiscated counterfeit banknotes with a face value of 130 million yuan (21 million U.S. dollars), according to the Ministry of Public Security.
China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) announced on Thursday that it would forbid suspects on trial from wearing prison uniforms or clothes that would indicate that they are suspects in criminal cases in a move to better protect the rights of the accused, Xinhua News Agency reported on Thursday.
A court in Poland has adjourned filmmaker Roman Polanski's extradition case until April.
This February saw the first ever Asian Sky Running Championship race come to Hong Kong. The competition is one of the most physically demanding a runner can put their body through.