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Capital gets ready to face more rain

[2012-07-26 02:46]

Beijing was preparing for further downpours on Wednesday after the heaviest rainfall for 61 years on Saturday lashed the city and left 37 people dead.

Briton's martial art dream comes true in China

[2012-07-25 20:39]

Scott, from Birmingham in the UK, came to China at 20 to learn martial arts. In 2005, he founded a martial art training school in Taining county, Fujian province.

Rice turtle carries prosperity

[2012-07-25 10:50]

A 3.5-meter-long rice turtle, weighing up to 6,500 kilograms, is displayed in Fuzhou, Fujian province on July 24.

Three Gorges Dam hits record flood peak

[2012-07-25 09:48]

Due to the massive downpour of rain in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River, the Three Gorges Dam experienced its largest flood peak this year on Tuesday.

New city established on Yongxing Island

[2012-07-25 07:37]

China on Tuesday established the city of Sansha on Yongxing Island in the southernmost province of Hainan.

PLA gives rare demo of helicopter

[2012-07-25 02:57]

Journalists from all over the world were given a rare performance by China's attack helicopters on Tuesday.

Pirates-held hostages finally come home

[2012-07-25 02:32]

Zhang Leilei was among 26 rescued crew members of the Xu Fu 1 trawler hijacked by Somali pirates in late December 2010 and forced to Somalia.

Hu urges healthy, stable China-US relationship

[2012-07-24 19:49]

President Hu made the remark when meeting with US President Barack Obama's top security advisor Thomas Donilon.

China's military base opens to media

[2012-07-24 15:48]

Soldiers run past a Z-9WZ military helicopter designed and manufactured by China during a media visit at the military base of Chinese People's Liberation Army Army Aviation 4th Helicopter Regiment.

Typhoon Vicente lashes South China

[2012-07-24 11:07]

Typhoon Vicente made landfall in Chixi county, Guangdong province, early Tuesday morning, bringing torrential rain and hurricane force winds to southern China.

Shooting suspect makes first court appearance

[2012-07-24 10:07]

James Holmes, the 24-year- old suspect that killed 12 people and injured 58 others in a movie theater shooting spree in Aurora made his first court appearance Monday.

Games popular among urbanites

[2012-07-24 09:25]

More than half of urban respondents in China said they are interested in the 2012 London Olympic Games, according to a survey China Daily obtained on Monday.

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