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No country for Alzheimer's patients

[2011-03-22 07:43]

Xu Renmin's favorite activity is to ride in an elevator, up and down, up and down. He prefers this to joining other patients in the recreation room of a Beijing nursing home.

Balancing a cracking old tradition

[2011-03-21 17:28]

The Chinese tradition of balancing eggs on the day of the vernal equinox is said to be 4,000 years old.

A club to cure Beijing's lovesick

[2011-03-21 14:38]

Beijing's lonely hearts are getting a little tonic for love sickness from a new group dubbed the Love Dinosaur Park, CFP reported.

29 killed, 23 trapped in Pakistani coal mine blast

[2011-03-21 11:22]

At least 29 dead bodies have been recovered with 23 people still remaining trapped inside a coal mine following a series of gas blasts that occurred early March 20 in the mine located near Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta.

Weekly Photos: March 14-20

[2011-03-21 10:22]

National People's Congress, pork safety, blessing event, Super Moon, iodized salt crisis, prayers to the sun...

US: Libyan air defense 'significantly degraded'

[2011-03-21 08:25]

Cruise missile attacks launched by the US military had "significantly degraded" Libya's air defense capability.

County rises from ruins after quake

[2011-03-21 07:32]

With tents providing shelter and basic services restored, community starts to rebuild, Yang Wanli reports in Yunnan.

Huge recalls under way as pork scandal continues

[2011-03-21 07:01]

Supermarkets across the country were busy recalling meat products at the weekend as a result of the growing scandal in which a banned substance was found in pork produced by the country's largest meat processor.

US, Brazil define ties as 'global partners'

[2011-03-20 08:24]

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff and her US counterpart Barack Obama have defined their countries as "global partners", in a joint statement released after their work meeting Saturday in Brasilia.

'Super moon' rises around the world

[2011-03-20 07:35]

The "Super Moon" arrives at its closest point to the Earth in 2011.

World leaders gather in critical Libya talks

[2011-03-19 22:26]

World leaders met Saturday in a summit in Paris that could be the final step before international military action against Moammar Gadhafi's forces in Libya.

Premier Wen visits SW China quake zone

[2011-03-19 21:39]

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has called for comprehensive consideration to be given in the reconstruction at the quake-stricken Yingjiang county in southwest China's Yunnan Province.

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