Reaction mixed to new paid leave rule

2016-05-31 02:35:54

Henan province has adopted a policy allowing single children to take paid leave of up to 20 days a year to look after parents who are age 60 or older and hospitalized.

Media 'can help to defuse' conflicts

2016-05-31 02:35:54

Geopolitical tensions in Asia could be defused or prevented partly by increased content-sharing among the continent's media outlets, thereby achieving a better understanding of countries' different positions.

How small acts bring joy to left-behind children

2016-05-31 13:49:15

Children, whose parents work far from home in urban areas, practice bandaging wounds after learning the skill from Red Cross volunteers in Wuzhou city.

Camps abroad offer students a new experience

2016-05-30 08:06:37

As the summer break approaches, many Chinese parents are making plans to send their children overseas-but no longer just as tourists or language students.

China-made world's first functional 3D printed building opens in Dubai

2016-05-30 14:40:30

The world's first functional 3D printed office building opened in Dubai on May 24.

Map reveals claim over islands by Manila groundless

2016-05-30 07:32:26

An old map published in 1899 by geographer J. Martin Miller shows that islands in the South China Sea have never been Philippine territory, Zeng Yingjing, the owner of the map, has told Xinhua.

Racial sensitivity urged as ad causes outrage

2016-05-30 02:35:55

Legal experts have called for more education and stricter law enforcement to increase awareness of racial sensitivity after the release of an advertisement that caused outrage on social media.

Regulator to launch drug pricing probe

2016-05-29 15:23:02

China's top pricing regulator will launch a wide-ranging drug pricing probe starting June 1, according to an announcement on its website on Friday.

What is that thing? Innovative bus looks like a moving tunnel

2016-05-27 07:48:26

A bus that straddles highway lanes to allow cars to pass beneath-a sort of moving tunnel-is set for a test run in Qinhuangdao, Hebei province, in August.

Chang'e 5 lunar probe to land on moon in 2017

2016-05-27 07:35:46

It will be the first time a Chinese probe to land on the moon, collect samples and return to Earth, according to officials.

Adoptions decline after one-child policy dropped

2016-05-27 07:54:38

The relaxation of China's family planning policy has led to a drop in the number of children being adopted, a trend that is expected to continue.

'Occupy' protester convicted on 3 counts

2016-05-27 08:04:00

Political activist and Civic Party member Ken Tsang Kin-chiu was found guilty of assaulting police officers and resisting arrest.