The incident in the Chinese province of Hunan happened when one man tried to separate tangled balloon strings with his cigarette lighter.
President Tsai Ing-wen insisted Thursday that her government maintained a close relationship with both Republican and Democratic parties, and that she was ready to work with either candidate.
Chinese Communist Party newspaper editor Hu Xijin indicated in a tweet Thursday that former Vice President Joe Biden would "normalize" relations between Beijing and Washington.
In an interview with a Hong Kong media outlet on Monday, the retired lieutenant general described Taiwan's arms deals with the United States as "playing with fire."
While Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has been coy about her election favorite, her party members are showing a clear preference for a Trump re-election.
Hu Xijin, editor-in-chief of Chinese Communist Party newspaper "Global Times," suggested the U.S. election had created an ideal situation for Beijing.
The China Research Group's first full report urges the British government to take tougher action on China.
The comments by Taiwan's foreign minister, Joseph Wu, came after President Tsai Ing-wen convened a national security meeting to discuss the U.S. election.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam, who is due in Beijing on Tuesday, also praised China's national security law at a media address the day before.
The boy from China's Yunnan Province is believed to have ingested the leech while drinking raw water, his doctor said.
The retired major general once in charge of procurement for Taiwan's defense ministry also suggested the country could be undermanned in the event of a cross-strait conflict.
The pooch from China had been accidentally left behind at a rest stop in September, its owner said.
Authorities in Chongqing, China, said the incident happened while a local resident was in a methamphetamine-induced haze.
Three passengers were being treated for serious injuries, police in China's northwestern Gansu Province said Thursday.
The accident happened while the deceased villager's remains were being carried to a cemetery, officials in the Chinese province of Yunnan confirmed Wednesday.
A spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense said the United States was interfering with China's "internal affairs."
The driver was found unconscious in his seat but was not suspected of drunk-driving, according to police.
In a recent survey about cross-strait safety, over 90 percent of respondents in Taiwan said they hoped for a "peaceful coexistence" with China, but nearly 80 percent were also ready to fight.
A manager told local media today the event was to promote "spiritual growth," and the every staff member acted on their own accord.
The two Taiwanese servicewomen and their civilian same-sex partners will become the first to take part in a group wedding hosted by the country's military, the Army announced Monday.
In response to yet another round of U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, Global Times said the Chinese army would "deal a crushing blow to the Taiwan military" if it dared open fire on warplanes.
19-year-old Tony Chung, who had previously been arrested for an alleged breach of the national security law, was reportedly detained from a coffee shop near the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau.
The homemade delicacy was found to have contained a deadly toxin, traces of which were also discovered in the deceased.
The People's Liberation Army shared a series of images of the DF-17 hypersonic weapons.
In an interview with Indian television channel WION, Joseph Wu said Taiwan was "on the front line" of China's authoritarian expansion.
A Beijing court found the 29-year-old suspect guilty of reckless driving, sentencing him to 3 months in prison for throwing coffee at another driver's windshield in September.
The men reportedly told police they were punishing the pet for biting one of them, but PETA tells Newsweek they are likely to avoid any legal consequences.
State-run newspaper China Daily appeared to depict the United States as two snarling white men carrying the Grim Reaper's scythe on their shoulders.
The U.S. is now flying an average of three to five sorties through the South China Sea every day.
China's business elite cashed in during lockdown and brought in $1.5 trillion this year, according to today's Hurun Report.