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Kim Jong-un leaves Beijing after visit to traditional Chinese medicine factory

  North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is believed to be on his way back to Pyongyang after a train carrying him and his entourage was...

China seeks new markets for ancient remedies

  A crowd gathers at a Shanghai hospital, queuing for remedies made with plant mixtures and animal parts, including scorpions and freeze-dried millipedes - medicines...

China Reverses Ban on Rhino and Tiger Parts in Medicine, Worrying Activists

  The Chinese government, reversing a 25-year ban, announced on Monday that it would allow the use of rhinoceros horns and tiger bones in medicine,...

Vaccine scandal like one in China have eventually led to reforms and safer drugs

  Although vaccines are considered safe and effective and serious side effects are rare, there have been some major scandals across the world that have...

The world is getting a harsh taste of China’s unsafe medicine supply chain

  This summer, medicines from China have led to two global recalls, posting a huge setback for a country that has been trying to restore...

Life-threatening parasite found in Chinese patients who ate raw centipedes

  Researchers have traced a dangerous parasite found in two Chinese patients to their consumption of raw centipedes. This is the first time the food-borne parasite,...

China’s push to export traditional medicine may doom the magical pangolin

  In a rescue center, the pangolin slowly wakes and uncurls, sniffing out a nighttime feast of ants’ eggs, then lapping it up with its...

China’s latest box office smash highlights plight of cancer patients forced to go underground...

  A tear-jerking dark comedy loosely based on the real-life stories of leukaemia patients walking on the wrong side of the law to access live...

Chinese medicine fights New York flu

  Nin Jiom Pei Pa Koa cough syrup has gained popularity among New Yorkers as the US is facing its worst flu outbreak in nearly...

Traditional Chinese medicine attracts Russian tourists

  The city of Haikou is becoming increasingly popular for overseas tourists seeking traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) service. This is especially true for those from Russia,...