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Storms in Tornado Alley to be severe

[2013-04-12 09:16]

Storm chaser Brad Mack from Buena Park California videotapes a rotating supercell storm west of Newcastle, Texas April 9, 2013.

On the banks of DPRK

[2013-04-12 08:44]

Female soldiers patrol along the banks of Yalu River, near the DPRK town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, April 11, 2013.

Xi visits fleet, praises Sanya sailors

[2013-04-12 00:33]

President Xi Jinping inspected troops from the South Sea Fleet of the People's Liberation Army navy in Sanya, Hainan province, on Tuesday morning.

Fossilized tracks show dinosaurs could swim

[2013-04-12 00:27]

Chinese scientists announced that they found swim tracks of a carnivorous dinosaur, producing strong evidence that two-legged dinosaurs were good swimmers.

Homemade submarine, deep pockets

[2013-04-11 11:00]

A homemade "robot submarine" is put into the sea for tests in Yantai city, Shandong province on April 10. The submarine was made by Zhang Wuyi, 38, a laid-off worker in Wuhan city, Hubei province.

Developing Hainan as int'l resort island: Xi

[2013-04-11 09:53]

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for faster development of Hainan province as an international resort island.

Expats prefer Beijing, Shanghai

[2013-04-11 01:22]

The living environment has become a growing concern for expatriates working in Shanghai and Beijing, although the two cities topped a list of the most attractive Chinese cities for expats.

Super rice keeps China's supply self-sufficient

[2013-04-11 01:19]

New super rice strains with an expected yield of 14.9 metric tons per hectare will help China maintain its largely self-sufficient supply of rice, experts said.

President pays visit to Hainan fishermen

[2013-04-11 00:56]

Xi calls for faster development of island as an intl resort when he visited fishing villages and talked with the seamen and maritime militia in Hainan.

US to intercept DPRK missile if threatened

[2013-04-10 03:47]

The US commander in charge of forces in the Asia Pacific region said that if the DPRK launches a missile, he would recommend US forces shoot it down if US homeland was threatened.

At least 15 people stabbed at Texas college

[2013-04-10 03:37]

At least 15 people were injured Tuesday from stabbing at a college in the US state of Texas, officials said.

2012 a peak year for archaeologists

[2013-04-10 01:04]

Chinese cultural heritage authorities announced the 10 most important archaeological discoveries in 2012 on Tuesday, with the earliest dating back to the Paleolithic era.

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