More city slickers choose to commute

2015-04-17 12:14:35

Like Wang Jia, a 34-year-old salesman who works at a foreign company in Shanghai, more people are choosing to live in the suburbs to enjoy easy access to outlet villages and weekend picnics while avoiding inner-city congestion.

Keeping the 'blood of Turpan' circulating

2015-04-16 07:49:23

Ablimit Yagup watched carefully as his son Ablikim was lowered into a narrow opening in the Gobi Desert near Turpan city in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Belt and Road Initiative open to all

2015-04-16 23:16:40

Any country interested in the Belt and Road Initiative is welcome to participate, a China National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) official said.

China's buzzing start-up scene

2015-04-17 08:33:32

Visitors walk down Zhongguancun Entrepreneurship Street in Haidian district, Beijing. Zhongguancun Entrepreneurship Street is home to many entrepreneurs thanks to the policies encouraging start-ups across China.

Pieces of pilot's life came together for pioneering project

2015-04-17 07:16:25

Every part of Andre Borschberg's life is like a piece of a puzzle that fits together to form the larger picture of Solar Impulse 2, the solar-powered aircraft that promotes sustainable development.

Taoism helped Solar Impulse 2

2015-04-17 07:37:38

Solar Impulse 2's co-pilot Bertrand Piccard said Taoism made him realize the possibilities of clean technology and sustainable development.

China announces water pollution controls

2015-04-16 14:56:37

A plan intensifying the government fight against water pollution in China was released Thursday.

Chinese farmer advertises hometown on S Korean paper

2015-04-16 10:49:23

A picture of an ad has gone viral on China's social network Weibo. A farmer in Ningxiang, Central China's Hunan province, paid Korea Daily, a South Korean newspaper, for a full-page advertisement of his hometown in order to promote local tourism industry.

Ministry of agriculture to probe hybrid rice

2015-04-16 10:34:20

Chinese agricultural authorities are planning an investigation, following the failure of a hybrid rice variety in Anhui.

Premier Li wants lower Internet fees, better speed

2015-04-15 14:15:44

Premier Li Keqiang has called for reduction in the fee of cellphone data plan on Tuesday

Silk Road Initiative takes new route on TV map

2015-04-14 17:12:29

The South Pacific appears on the latest route map of the Silk Road Initiative released by China's national television company.