Masked gunman makes off with watches worth 3 m yuan

2015-03-16 22:19:07

A masked gunman fired two shots then hijacked a taxi to make his escape with 11 watches from a Cartier store in Beijing’s Wangfujing Street at around 7pm on Monday.

chunyun passengers up 3.5% to 2.81 b

2015-03-16 19:06:47

Chinese railways, roads, airlines and waterways carried a total of 2.81 billion passengers during the 40-day Spring Festival travel rush, known as "chunyun," which concluded on Sunday.

16 Chinese high schools qualify as Air Force training bases

2015-03-16 19:01:58

Sixteen high schools have been selected to be training bases for the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force. They will provide flight training to students.

Auto dealers linked to needless repairs

2015-03-16 07:40:56

Many auto dealers in China are exaggerating the problems of vehicles that come in for repair in order to make more profit.

Int'l Buddhist forum to be held in Jiangsu

2015-03-16 13:26:13

China will host the Fourth International Forum on Buddhism in Wuxi, Jiangsu province in late October to promote international exchange on Buddhist learning and practice.

Controversial Yunnan official under probe

2015-03-16 07:34:18

A once-controversial leader of Southwest China's Yunnan province has become the latest target of the anti-graft campaign, the top discipline watchdog said on Sunday.

Braving the snow for greener pastures

2015-03-16 08:21:09

Kazak herdsmen drive their livestock through Guozigou in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region to greener pastures ahead of spring.

Chinese police seize more than 100 kg of drugs

2015-03-14 18:17:44

Chinese police in the northern province of Shanxi seized more than 100 kilograms of drugs from a home and a convenience store on Thursday, authorities said on Saturday.

Flight delayed due to terror threat hoax

2015-03-14 18:17:33

A flight bound for the northwestern Chinese city of Dunhuang was delayed due to a terror threat on Saturday.

China has 15 high plateau airports

2015-03-14 19:47:57

China now has 15 high plateau airports, about 36 percent of the world's total, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).

Historical images of 'two sessions'

2015-03-14 08:58:54

Since the third session of the 7th NPC, a palm-sized anonymous electronic voting system was installed on the table of each representative.

Shanghai on a shoestring still a thrill, expats say

2015-03-13 13:00:28

Recruitment manager Tom Birch saw his transport bill drop to 10 yuan ($1.60) a month after he purchased a second-hand electric moped on a whim while painting the town red in Shanghai recently.