Thousands walk out at running shoe factory

2015-03-19 07:33:16

Thousands of workers at a factory operated by Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings, the world's largest sports shoe maker, have gone on strike over proposed changes to production arrangements, the company said on Wednesday.

China's global image on the upswing

2015-03-19 06:28:30

A survey based on 4,500 respondents from nine countries found that China's overall image has been increasingly recognized by the global community.

Initiatives aim to boost efficiency of ports' work

2015-03-19 07:32:26

A broad range of measures, including support for cross-border e-commerce pilot zones, will improve efficiency and boost trade at ports facing economic headwinds, it was decided at the weekly State Council executive meeting on Wednesday.

Govt to share more details of probes

2015-03-19 07:32:26

The government will notify the public promptly about how it will handle assets confiscated from corrupt officials, according to an annual report on the country's Rule of Law released by Chinese Academy of Social Sciences on Wednesday.

Call for more action to keep Beijing's water supply clean

2015-03-19 07:33:59

Officials have been urged to do more to protect the environment at a reservoir that supplies water to Beijing through the South-to-North Water Diversion Project.

Missile sale to Turkey confirmed

2015-03-19 07:24:03

China confirmed an agreement to sell the HQ-9 air defense missile system to Turkey on Tuesday, during the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace exhibition in Malaysia.

Tough fight remains in drug battle

2015-03-19 07:17:05

China still faces a serious problem with drug-related crimes, although it has started to make some headway, according to a national report.

Retired Zhejiang commander probed

2015-03-18 07:51:33

A retired senior military official in Zhejiang province has been placed under investigation, news magazine Caixin reported on Tuesday.

Shanghai prepares for clean air

2015-03-18 07:18:29

Shanghai plans to invest $16 billion in its environmental protection drive, while reducing the concentration of PM2.5 by at least 20 percent from the level in 2013.

Experts: Focus lacking on rural pollution

2015-03-18 07:52:04

Widespread rural pollution is a major source of pollution for the Yangtze River, the country's longest river, a top legislator said.

Domestic seaplane nearing takeoff

2015-03-18 07:52:04

A major part of China's first domestically developed seaplane rolled off the assembly line on Tuesday in Chengdu, Sichuan province, indicating the world's largest amphibious aircraft is nearing its completion.

Leukemia boy's policeman dream comes true

2015-03-18 07:57:33

It was a dream come true for Zixi to receive the title of "honorary policeman", at a ceremony on March 16, 2015.