Skyscraper built in 19 days

2015-03-18 09:01:15

With its steel frame structure standing tall, the building was finished in just 19 days with 1,200 workers working round-the-clock.

China's easing of rules for small businesses lauded

2015-03-17 11:15:33

China watchers in Washington welcomed the news that the number of small-business registrations in China has risen by almost 50 percent.

Traditional skill on the verge of vanishing - tongs perm

2015-03-17 06:55:19

Wang Weimei, 72, has kept the tradition of giving perm look to hair with tongs going for decades.

River governors lose out if vital source is polluted

2015-03-17 08:22:04

Chen Lizhong has many duties as the director of the administrative committee that runs a development zone, but there is one daily task that he always finds time for-monitoring the water quality of the river that goes through the site.

New law will boost Yangtze and safeguard waterways

2015-03-17 08:11:23

Legislators are considering ways to improve the shipping capacity of the Yangtze River following a major decline in the extent of the country's waterways.

Xi greets president of Harvard

2015-03-17 07:29:46

President Xi Jinping called for more people-to-people exchanges between China and the United States on Monday as he received visiting Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust for the second time in seven years.

Xi scopes out new China-US relationship

2015-03-17 06:36:48

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with Catharine Drew Gilpin Faust, President of Harvard University, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday.

Ex-security chief 'had ties with other top graft suspects'

2015-03-17 03:09:37

Former security chief Zhou Yongkang is suspected to have established close connections with other allegedly corrupt officials, according to a magazine website report.

Ningxia is winning battle against sand

2015-03-17 08:21:52

Efforts to combat the loss of land to desert have reduced the arid area in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region by 30 percent since the 1970s and prevented sandstorms from sweeping through Central China.

Construction of national park project to start soon

2015-03-17 08:21:38

Chongqing will start building its Yangtze River Three Gorges National Park this year.

Deputy: Scrap dam toll road charges

2015-03-17 08:02:44

Ships face long delays crossing from one side of the dam to the other using locks. There is no charge for using the locks, but the holdups can last several days.

New service caters to commuters

2015-03-17 07:49:38

China Express Airlines has launched a monthly ticket service that allows passengers to fly between Chongqing municipality and Wanzhou district as many times as they like within a month.