Rail modernizations civilize Spring Festival travel rush

2015-02-21 13:24:48

The advent of high-speed rail has greatly increased capacity, and modern trains have made the travel experience a lot more comfortable during chunyun, the Spring Festival travel rush.

Thousands affected by SW China earthquake

2015-02-21 19:53:11

Over 10,000 people were affected by a 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Southwest China's Yunnan province on Saturday morning, local authorities said.

Discipline watchdog names 855 for violations during holidays

2015-02-21 16:37:13

The disciplinary watchdog of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has publicly named and shamed 855 officials for disciplinary violations during the New Year and Spring Festival holidays.

Nursing home killer in fury over unpaid wages

2015-02-21 16:33:24

The man accused of killing three people at a nursing home in Central China's Hunan province committed the crime after a fight with his boss over unpaid wages, police confirmed on Saturday.

Jump-starter goes to town

2015-02-20 16:02:06

Invest Hong Kong is seeing an uptick in young entrepreneurs looking to set up shop in the city as they seek to conquer the world. Selena Li reports.

Chinese pros help local job seekers

2015-02-20 12:12:18

The cold weather couldn't stop more than 200 students and young professionals from attending the third Asian career fair and job skills seminar organized by the Asian Career Fair Consortium (ACF) on Feb 15.

Stories of China's 'Special Generation'

2015-02-20 12:12:18

They live in Houston, and their professions range from university professor to lawyer, engineer, scientist and business owner, and they are bound by one unforgettable experience: during China's Cultural Revolution, they left school and heeded Mao's call for China's zhiqing (educated youth) to go to the poor provinces and distant borders and work with the local people in villages or on military farms and construction teams.

Workers switch from motorcycles to rail

2015-02-19 07:56:33

Migrant workers in Guangdong province had to endure long, uncomfortable motorbike rides when they returned to their hometowns in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region and Guizhou province for Spring Festival in previous years

Stomping good times of stock market

2015-02-19 15:47:43

Past sheep years have led to changes in the course of history and deeply impacted markets for both good and bad.

Living in the lap of luxury

2015-02-19 15:40:18

Spending on top brands has dropped in China, but don't be fooled: Chinese are shelling out more than ever on the finer things in life.

Mind your manner - tourists advised before holiday travel rush

2015-02-18 13:33:28

As many Chinese prepare to travel abroad for the upcoming Spring Festival holiday, tourism industry insiders are appealing travelers to mind their manners.

China still darling of foreign investors

2015-02-18 10:03:17

An expanding local market of increasingly rich consumers has attracted companies from around the world who want a piece of the pie.