Guideline tightens definition of powers

2015-03-25 07:45:36

The general office of the Communist Party of China and the State Council jointly released a guideline on Tuesday calling for the creation of a list of specific powers vested in local governments.

China seeking return of 'stolen' Buddha statue

2015-03-25 11:34:20

A State Administration of Cultural Heritage official said they are working with other departments to secure the return of a Buddha statue containing a mummified monk

Experts see player enthusiasm as key

2015-03-25 07:46:13

The foundation for Chinese soccer to prosper must be developed at the school level, but experts said that the school curriculum should be expanded based on students' interests, not administrative orders.

Balloon artist's fantasy world

2015-03-25 08:44:35

To achieve the "balloon dream" of her childhood, the 37-year-old quit her steady job in 2013 and went to Shanghai to study balloon shaping.

'Snow land' doctor keeps on working

2015-03-24 08:00:24

Most Chinese people regard Lunar New Year as a time of family reunion, but Li Suzhi spent his time treating patients in rural areas of the Tibet autonomous region.

Games bid puts focus on frugality

2015-03-24 07:54:17

The joint bid by Beijing and Zhangjiakou to stage the 2022 Olympic Winter Games is based on ideas of sustainability and places athletes center stage.

TB still lurking in the shadows

2015-03-24 07:35:32

Although the global battle against tuberculosis has largely been successful, the disease still poses a serious threat in China, especially for poor people.

'Jump' park offers recreation and childlike fun for adults

2015-03-24 06:25:26

Well, a "jump park" with 2,600 square meters and trampolines for jumping on is opening in Shanghai for those who are young at heart. Photo taken on March 22.

China, S. Korea remain cautious

2015-03-23 07:40:23

Following a three-year hiatus, the Seventh Trilateral Foreign Minsters' Meeting, which included China, Japan and South Korea, was held on Saturday in Seoul.

PLA to relax cellphone regulations

2015-03-23 07:24:35

The People's Liberation Army will loosen its tight controls on the use of cellphones by service members, the PLA General Staff Headquarters.

New monitoring system will guarantee quality and safety

2015-03-23 07:35:04

A new system to monitor drinking water supplies from source to household tap is to be set up to guarantee safety amid growing public concern over deteriorating quality.

Company fined 3m yuan for polluting desert

2015-03-23 07:32:43

A company in Gansu province that discharged waste water in the Tengger Desert has been shut down and fined 3 million yuan ($484,000), officials have revealed.