From scuba diving in crystal clear waters, to hiking in stunning mountain scenery, Sanya is a huge favourite with tourists looking for adventure. The nightlife is vibrant too, ranging from romantic dining to live music.
Police said isolation had "devastated" the convicted people trafficker who had not taken a bath or done laundry in a "long time."
Pro-democracy protests are expected to take place in Hong Kong on Tuesday - on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Federal Republic. It's in defiance of a ban on the demonstrations taking place having been confirmed by the authorities.
A large crowd amassed for a protest rally ahead of Tuesday's 70th anniversary of communist rule in China.
Police in Hong Kong on Sunday fired round after round of tear gas at petrol-bomb throwing protesters in clashes and its spread across the main island.
From traditional street food to Michelin-starred restaurants, Shanghai boasts a colourful and vibrant food scene - with its own distinctive flavours. Euronews' Metropolitan scours the buzzing mega-city - meeting some of its best chefs and sampling some of its gastronomic delights.
The third joint rehearsal for the upcoming National Day celebrations concluded early Monday morning in Beijing, eight days ahead of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China (PRC), which falls on Oct. 1
Hong Kong police used pepper spray to disperse protesters on Sunday (September 22) as the Chinese-ruled city once again plunged into chaos over the weekend
Meanwhile groups loyal to the Chinese government began tearing down anti-government messages from so-called Lennon walls, named after the Beatles singer John Lennon
This Hong Kong restaurant is paying tribute to a woman whose eye was injured during pro-democracy protests. The woman became a symbol of alleged police violence during demonstrations.
With their gas masks and yellow raincoats they look like the average Hong Kong protester – just one-20th the size. The designer has also built miniature road blocks and tear gas canisters.
Spain won the FIBA Basketball World Cup for the first time since 2006.
China has being holding events to mark its traditional Mid-Autumn Festival.
The pro-China demonstrators chanted "Support the police" and "China, add oil", adapting a line used by anti-Hong Kong government protesters and loosely meaning: "China, keep your strength up."
"Hong Kong is China," one woman shouted.
Pro-democracy and pro-Beijing groups clashed in a shopping mall in Hong Kong on Saturday as unrest over alleged Chinese interference in the territory continued.
Hong Kong protesters plan shopping mall sit-ins after hill-top human chains
Hundreds of pro-government protesters in Hong Kong waved Chinese flags and sang the Chinese national anthem several times on Friday, breaking out into cheers at the end of each rendition.
Demonstrators waved Chinese flags and shouted slogans.
In the images of millions upon millions of Hong Kongers marching peacefully for a better future, I see the Hong Kong I fell in love with.
A group of black shirts entered Wan Chai Station. They kicked open the gates, broke display screens and smashed glass panels
A Chinese villager recently found an injured macaque at his farming base in Yingtan City, east China's Jiangxi Province, and voluntarily took it in while waiting to release it into the wild.
Tight security has been implemented at Hong Kong International Airport in attempts to prevent another major disruption. Violent protests on Friday led to threats from protesters to block traffic at the transport-hub.
Hundreds of protesters, many of them masked and dressed in black, took cover behind umbrellas and barricades made from street fencing.
Industry leaders and executives from the world's top 500 companies are to meet in October at the first annual Qingdao Multinationals Summit.
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Chief executive had previously announced that the bill was "dead".