Lawyers to be given greater say in sentencing

2015-01-29 22:01:04

China's top court will take the opinions of lawyers into consideration when handling reviews of death sentences.

China clears 903 smartphone Apps for pornography

2015-01-29 20:41:20

More than 900 improper smartphone applications provided by Baidu Inc, China's largest search engine, have been cleaned up, the company said on Thursday.

China focuses on TV, film industry corruption

2015-01-29 19:44:26

China will toughen its fight against corruption in the television and film industry this year, said a senior official here on Thursday.

Girls in bikini pour ice in hot spring

2015-01-29 10:57:53

An event was held in Jilin city, Jilin province, to promote hot spring spa service in minus 20 degree Celsius temperature. Ten people in bathing suit took up the challenge of pouring icy water on their heads in hot spring to collect funds for local charity organization.

Lobster exports to China rise

2015-01-29 06:19:41

The demand for Canadian lobsters from Chinese consumers has witnessed a rapid surge in recent years and especially now as the Chinese New Year approaches less than a month away.

Policemen probed over assault on undercover journalists

2015-01-28 15:13:41

15 policemen in Guangdong province are under investigation after allegedly beating undercover journalists covering an official dinner that apparently flouted the country's ban on extravagant meals.

The ancient practice of preserving and drying food

2015-01-28 15:26:43

Preserving and drying is a traditional method of extending the shelf life of food, which offered people more options for food especially in the cold winter.

Jack Ma opens college for entrepreneurs

2015-01-28 07:38:48

Alibaba founder Jack Ma and seven other entrepreneurs opened a school for business startups in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, on Monday.

Couples urged to have more children

2015-01-28 06:21:48

Family planning officials in Shanghai have called on the city’s residents to have more babies as an unexpectedly small percentage of couples have sought permission for a second child.

Zhang Mo gets six months, 5000 yuan fine for drug use

2015-01-27 11:29:56

Zhang Mo, the actor Zhang Guoli's son, has been sentenced to six months in prison and fined 5,000 yuan($800) for drug use and providing others with a venue for drug use, the People's court of Beijing Haidian District announced on Tuesday morning.

High abortion rate triggers fears for young women

2015-01-27 03:58:24

China's high abortion rate has triggered public concerns over sex education for young people, with experts calling for cooperation from health departments and parents to protect young women.

Disabled woman uses her feet to care for husband

2015-01-27 15:30:52

Bai Aixiang's hands were left deformed by the polio she suffered at the age of 12, but she learned to use her feet to do all kinds of jobs to share the burden of taking care of the family with her husband.