A planned nationwide education accountability system aims to reduce the number of students who drop out because of closures and rural-school mergers, the Ministry of Education said on Tuesday.
A new panda-themed hotel has opened at the foot of Emei Mountain, Southwest China's Sichuan province, Feb 25, 2013. The hotel is reportedly the first panda-themed hotel in the world.
A full moon rises behind the Empire State Building in New York as seen from a park along the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey.
Party chief Xi Jinping expressed confidence in maintaining and boosting cross-Straits ties during a meeting on Monday with a Taiwan delegation led by Lien Chan, honorary chairman of the Kuomintang.
Environmental issues are expected to be hot topics at the upcoming two sessions, say representatives who are busy preparing proposals.
Full list of 2013 Academy Award Winners
Ang Lee, director of "Life of Pi", won the Oscar Award for Best Director Sunday night at the 85th Academy Awards Ceremony.
Although no Chinese-connected movies were nominated for this year's Academy Awards, film lovers in China were awaiting the 85th edition of the glitzy Hollywood gala with enthusiasm.
Anne Hathaway, who plays in "Les Miserables," won the Oscar Award of Actress in Supporting Role Sunday night at the 85th Academy Awards Ceremony.
A burden or a benefit? That is the question economists were asking over the Spring Festival about China's current high level of US government debt.
Strip down to your underwear in -2 C, run a lap in the freezing cold and your worries will be gone.
Chinese celebrate Lantern Festival by eating yuanxiao, sweet dumplings made with glutinous rice flour, along with many other traditions.