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China's summer travel peak begins

[2012-07-01 16:40]

China's summer travel peak which starts on July 1 and ends on August 31 is estimated to transport 372 million people, 21.6m more than last year, with a daily volume of 6 million.

Storms leave millions without power in US

[2012-07-01 11:35]

Nearly 4 million homes and businesses were without power on Saturday amid a record heat wave in the eastern United States after deadly thunderstorms.

Morsi sworn in as Egyptian president

[2012-07-01 09:18]

Egyptian President-elect Mohamed Morsi on Saturday took his oath as the first president after the toppling of former President Hosni Mubarak.

41 injured, 22,000 affected in Xinjiang quake

[2012-07-01 07:34]

An earthquake measuring 6.6 magnitude jolted Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region at 5:07 am on Saturday.

Hu attends HK anniversary gala show

[2012-07-01 02:51]

The theater was bathed in a festive atmosphere throughout the 110-minute-long "joyful night".

24 injured in Xinjiang quake

[2012-06-30 15:25]

A 6.6-magnitude quake jolted Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region early Saturday morning, toppling houses and injuring 24 people.

Henan pigs enjoy 'VIP' treatment

[2012-06-30 07:36]

Breeder Shi Weijun says his pigs enjoy VIP treatment because they will be exported to Hong Kong.

Wen: China open to space cooperation

[2012-06-30 03:48]

China's space program is open and transparent and other countries are welcome to carry out joint experiments aboard the country's future space station.

EU leaders agree on $150b package at summit

[2012-06-30 03:33]

European leaders agreed on a growth package of 120 billion euro ($150 billion) to stimulate the economy at their two-day summit.

President Hu praises HK achievements

[2012-06-30 03:17]

The central government will continue to throw its full weight behind Hong Kong to roll forward the practice of "One Country, Two Systems" .Central govt recognizes Tsang's work Special Coverage

Hidden beauty of China's Yongxing Island

[2012-06-29 14:17]

Yongxing Island, which was formed by white coral shells that piled on the reefs and covered 2.13 square kilometers, is the largest of the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.

President Hu arrives in HK

[2012-06-29 12:11]

President Hu Jintao arrived by special plane to attend the celebrations marking the 15th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China. Hu hopes to witness HK's progress Special Coverage

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