A team of soldiers from the Western Theater Command and 15 medical staff members from Chengdu Military General Hospital boarded two helicopters in Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan province, and left for the landslide site at 2 pm today. The landslide occurred at 6 am and buried 46 homes, leaving 141 people missing. The onsite rescue operation is under way.

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China's national weather observatory continued a yellow alert for rainstorms on Saturday, as heavy rain is expected across the country in the next few days.

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More than 100 people were feared buried after a landslide struck a village in Southwest China's Sichuan province on Saturday morning.

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A landslide that occurred in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday morning smashed some 40 homes, where about 100 people are feared to be buried, according to sources with the authorities in Maoxian County.

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On Saturday morning, a pair of giant pandas will leave Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, to make a 12-hour journey across the globe.

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China will begin a global deep-sea scientific exploration mission with its Jiaolong manned deep-sea submersible starting in 2020, an official from the State Oceanic Administration said as the sub returned home on Friday.

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Skies start to clear after recent heavy rainfall

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China, the world's second-largest movie market, now has more than 45,000 cinema screens, surpassing the total in the United States and Canada, an official said during the 2nd BRICS Film Festival in Chengdu, Sichuan province, on Friday.

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Irregularities in the use of antibiotics in poultry and livestock in China will be strictly monitored to reduce drug resistance, according to a national plan released by the Ministry of Agriculture on Friday.

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Environmental ministers and officials from BRICS nations called for more cooperation on air pollution and climate change to tackle pollution during rapid economic growth, according to a statement on Friday.

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Social sectors that are closely related with people's livelihoods have become a major target of this year's annual audit report as the country is progressing toward a moderately prosperous society by 2020.

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Metro officials said that starting on Wednesday, the city will provide women-only subway cars.

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In a nationally watched case, the Shandong Provincial High People's Court cut a man's life sentence to five years in prison on Friday after he appealed on the basis of self-defense.

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China is capable of paying pensioners on time, despite deficits in the endowment insurance funds in some provinces and the pressure brought by a quickly aging population, social security authorities said.

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A picture of a road on the top of a building in southwest China's Chongqing municipality recently went viral online, with people saying they were amazed by the strange design and unique landscape of the mountain city.

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