Beijing on Friday started allowing visually impaired passengers to take guide dogs onto the subway, while blind rights advocates continue to urge greater accessibility for the dogs in the city's public transportation system.
Liu Xiang, China's best hurdler, retired from the track last month at 32 years of age. His 2004 Olympic gold medal was the first for China in a men's track and field event. But the void Liu left behind exposes the loopholes in the system of cultivating talented athletes in these disciplines in China.
An escaped suspect surrendered to police after the Guangdong provincial department public department issued an online wanted list of 20 runaway suspects on Tuesday, according to a statement from the Guangdong provincial department of public security on Wednesday night.
Tourists dressed in warm clothes wait for sunrise on the summit of Mount Taishan in Tai'an city, East China's Shandong province, early in the morning on April 26, 2015. The three-day Labor Day holiday will begin on May 1 during which many Chinese are expected to visit famous sites with their families.
The former head of a prominent hospital in Yunnan province is suspected of taking large bribes, including 100 houses, 100 car lot properties and 35 million yuan ($5.6 million) in cash, from 2005 to last year, the Supreme People's Procuratorate said on Monday.