First spacewoman becomes a mom

2015-02-12 08:01:33

Liu Yang, who took part in the Shenzhou IX mission in 2012, confirmed she is now a mother as she attended an award ceremony in Beijing.

Doctors offer hard facts on sexual health

2015-02-11 21:05:31

Volunteer doctors from leading hospitals are to provide consultancy and treatment to men suffering erectile dysfunction in more than 20 major Chinese cities, the China Sexology Association said on Wednesday.

Palace Museum schedules Lunar New Year opening

2015-02-11 19:04:12

Beijing's Palace Museum, one of China's most prominent landmarks, will be closed for the afternoon of Chinese New Year's Eve and the morning of the Chinese Lunar New Year.

China's 10 most dangerous highways revealed

2015-02-11 16:27:29

In the last year 1,203 accidents happened in these sections, in which 451 were killed. This means, for every ten kilometers, there were 78 accidents and 30 deaths.

Five stand trial over defamation, blackmail

2015-02-11 15:00:26

Five people went on trial in Central China's Hunan province on Wednesday accused of fabricating online news and blackmailing the subjects of the reports to have them deleted.

A homeward bound motor "gang"

2015-02-11 11:29:07

Migrant workers returning home for the upcoming Lunar New Year have their motorcycles refueled at a gas station in Foshan, South China's Guangdong province. Every year, millions of migrant workers across China ride motorcycles home for the Spring Festival, the most important occasion for family reunion, partly due the lower cost and partly due the difficulty in purchasing a train ticket.

17 officers face trial in 'Sin City' cleanup

2015-02-07 07:30:58

Thirty-six policemen have been disciplined for dereliction of duty following the crackdown last year on prostitution in Dongguan-dubbed "Sin City"-in South China's Guangdong province.

11 in court for sex industry case

2015-02-07 07:33:32

Eleven suspects stood trial between Wednesday and Friday on charges of organizing prostitution in Xinxiang of Central China's Henan province.

Photo stories: Migrant workers and their children

2015-02-07 07:29:33

Millions of workers emigrate from rural areas to cities in China, as a result of the country's rapid economic growth. This has led to another social phenomenon, that children are left-behind in villages, mainly with their grandparents.

Time to play with snow

2015-02-07 20:53:18

People visit the Sun Island in Harbin, capital of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, Feb 5, 2015.

Private health insurance set to boom

2015-02-07 07:14:40

Commercial insurers are expected to play a more important role in providing medical insurance to a rapidly aging population in China, a top health official said on Friday.

Heart and sole

2015-02-06 07:53:26

William Wong Wai was just 25 when he set up Goddess International Ltd.