China's May Day railway trips hit record

2015-05-02 14:49:22

11.9 million trips were taken by rail in China on Friday, the first day of the country's three-day public holiday, a daily record.

Beijing allows guide dogs on subway

2015-05-01 20:56:48

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.

Two killed, two injured in amusement park accident

2015-05-01 16:47:41

Two people have been killed and another two injured when a ride started moving before all passengers were buckled up at Longshan amusement park in East China's Zhejiang province, on Friday.

Using sport to cultivate a stronger society

2015-05-01 09:57:57

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.

China unveils measures to shore up job market

2015-05-01 12:54:59

China's State Council (cabinet) rolled out four measures in a circular on Friday, demanding governments at various levels to facilitate entrepreneurship and innovation and create more jobs.

Vancouver property developer identified as Chinese fugitive: report

2015-04-30 11:49:29

A prominent property developer in Vancouver, Canada, has been identified as a high-profile Chinese economic fugitive wanted by the Interpol.

Scientists discover 'batman dinosaur'

2015-04-30 13:32:49

Chinese scientists have discovered a "batman dinosaur" – a small dinosaur that lived 160 million years ago and had featherless wings like bats.

Police hunt kidnappers who fled with $3.6m

2015-04-30 07:09:23

Police have launched a massive manhunt for up to six men who they say escaped with a HK$28 million ($3.6 million) ransom in one of the biggest kidnapping cases in Hong Kong in recent years.

Undeground-casino suspect back in custody

2015-04-30 04:54:50

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.

Farewell to Beijing's first ferris wheel

2015-04-30 07:16:39

The Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park held a farewell ceremony on Wednesday for its ferris wheel which has been serving tourists for 29 years.

Tourists swarm Mount Taishan even before holiday

2015-04-29 09:37:57

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.

Hospitals checked for possible bribes, kickbacks, misconduct

2015-04-28 07:18:17

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.