Ministry: Too much wateris being taken from rivers

2015-03-23 07:21:18

Water resources in a number of rivers in North and Northwest China are being overexploited, and total consumption across the country is already nearing the level forecast for 2020.

Visitors crowd university to view cherry blossom

2015-03-23 08:12:04

Thousands of cherry blossom lovers crowd a 200-meter-long path at Wuhan University in Hubei province on Saturday, turning the usually quiet campus into a crowded park.

Mummified Buddha shown in Hungarian stolen from China: government

2015-03-23 03:11:11

Chinese relic experts have determined a 1,000-year-old Buddha statue containing a mummified monk, which is now in possession of a Dutch private collector, is a relic stolen from an east China village in 1995.

China's Belt, Road initiatives not geo-strategic tool: official

2015-03-21 20:31:30

China's Belt and Road initiatives will facilitate economic cooperation and will not act as a geo-strategic tool, a senior foreign affairs official said Saturday.

Expert says new model needed for China's new growth

2015-03-21 19:30:11

China is one of the greatest success stories of urbanization but now needs to transit to a new model of coordinated and consolidated development policies.

Chinese Korean War soldiers buried

2015-03-21 19:10:10

China held a ceremony Saturday to bury 68 soldiers killed in the 1950-1953 Korean War, whose remains were returned by the Republic of Korea.

China invests billions in Silk Road countries

2015-03-21 16:45:50

Singapore, Russia and Kazakhstan rank as the top three investment destinations as China accelerates the implementation of its Silk Road initiatives.

'Outsiders' integrate into social fabric as attitudes change

2015-03-20 12:16:39

Luo Qi knows all about the discrimination that people from the rest of China face from their Shanghainese compatriots.

Venture capital monsoon a boon for expats

2015-03-20 12:16:39

Most expats in Shanghai either use or at least know of Sherpa's, the food delivery service launched by Michigan's Mark Secchia in 1999.

'Fixing' Apple watch with a better battery

2015-03-20 12:20:06

A Chinese professor is working on a solution to the short battery life of the Apple watch, and he hopes to find investors for his potentially game-changing product in Shanghai.

Elven king Pace to join new Comic Con

2015-03-20 12:20:06

Shanghai Comic Con has the potential to become bigger than its New York forebear as legions of fans here are just waiting for the right platform to step out of the shadows onto, said Lance Fensterman, global vice president of Reed Exhibitions and the founder of New York Comic Con.

Tajiks in Xinjiang celebrate coming of spring

2015-03-20 08:20:19

As a traditional Tajik festival, the celebration normally falls on Mar 21, the same day as lunar calendar's vernal equinox, a time considered auspicious by Tajik people to pray for the coming year.