'08 Games transformed his life

2015-02-26 07:26:10

Qu Huai gained more from his involvement in the 2008 Beijing Olympics than impressive experience to put on his resume - it helped to transform him from someone who was unfit and had a round belly into a muscular athlete.

Postman delivers variety of services

2015-02-26 07:26:10

A young construction worker decided to swap big wages in the city to embark on a new career as a postman in the remote mountain village where he was born.

Throwing coins for good luck

2015-02-26 07:42:01

Groups of worshippers arrived at Guiyuan Temple in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei province, on February 23, 2015, the fifth day of the Lunar New Year, to throw coins for good luck.

Private capital encouraged to invest in elderly care industry

2015-02-26 07:15:53

China announced Wednesday it would encourage private investment in the elderly care service industry to help with its aging population.

New fighter jet appears ready for PLA

2015-02-26 07:25:35

China's air force will soon commission the J-10B fighter jet, the most advanced military aircraft the country has ever developed on its own, information released by military observers show.

Effect of 'new normal' expected to be hot topic

2015-02-26 07:25:35

Annual sessions of the National People's Congress and National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference

Campaign against graft in 'tug of war'

2015-02-26 07:26:10

China's anti-corruption drive will neither cease nor decelerate in the new year, the top anti-corruption body announced on the first working day after the Chinese New Year holiday.

Major challenges in store as key meetings approach

2015-02-26 08:30:18

Issues to be discussed at the annual sessions of the national legislature and top political advisory body are the most complicated and challenging in more than a decade, according to observers.

Draft airspace law to counter terrorism

2015-02-26 07:52:38

A draft proposal for China's first anti-terrorism law was reviewed by lawmakers on Wednesday and, if approved, is likely to accelerate improvements in the management of aviation airspace to guard against terrorist attacks

War on terror no reason for retreat on rights

2015-02-26 07:43:53

Global terrorism should not be a warrant for retreat on citizens' rights, and China's first Counter Terrorism Law sends a welcome signal in this regard.

Xi's 'Four Comprehensives' a strategic blueprint for China's future

2015-02-26 07:16:17

A moderately prosperous society, reform, rule of law, Party discipline -- these "Four Comprehensives" are Xi Jinping's blueprint for China's future.

Standards must rise, say experts

2015-02-25 07:28:17

Special training sessions will be arranged to extend the all-round professional capabilities of China's firefighters and further guard their safety, according to experts.