Authorities on Crete said on Tuesday that they had received a donation of 3,000 high-quality surgical masks from the Chinese Province of Hainan.
Crete's Regional Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis described the gift as "an act of humanitarianism and solidarity," adding that it showed that "the power of cooperation, of contribution and of protecting public health know no bounds."
Beijing landed a military plane on a disputed South China Sea reef it has built up into an artificial island, officials said on April 18, in the first confirmation of such a flight.
An air force plane landed on Fiery Cross reef in the Spratlys archipelago on April 17 to evacuate sick workers, a news report posted online by China's defence ministry said.
Police in the southern Chinese city of Haikou said that a knife-wielding man has slashed 10 children outside a primary school before killing himself.
Media reports said that none of the children suffered life-threatening injuries, but that two were seriously hurt in the attack that took place on Feb. 29.
A shocking video showing a 15-year-old schoolgirl being stripped and brutally beaten by a group of teenage girls in Lingao, Hainan province has prompted mass debate about teen violence.
The video shows a group of girls beating one teenager by kicking and slapping her nd then stripping her of her clothes.
The death toll from the strongest storm to hit China in decades has reached 17, state media said Sunday, as forecasters issued warnings of more extreme weather.
Typhoon Rammasun has left eight people dead in the island province of Hainan and another nine in Guangxi, official news agency Xinhua reported.