Blog post renews West Point debate

2015-01-08 09:54:41

The question whether the United States Military Academy at West Point paid homage to Lei Feng, a model Chinese soldier from the Mao Zedong era, may remain unsolved.

Top academies ban govt officials from membership

2015-01-07 15:59:25

Senior government officials have been told to stay away from standing in election for memberships of the country's two leading academies.

Norovirus sickens 140 pupils

2015-01-07 14:31:17

Classes have been suspended after 140 students were sickened by norovirus at a school in south China's Guangdong Province, local authorities said on Wednesday.

Actress sells illegal ivory products via WeChat

2015-01-07 10:58:48

A former actress had been trading illegal rhino horn and ivory crafts, and other products made from rare and threatened species to her friends via the social network platform since October, 2013.

Trading suspension goes unexplained

2015-01-07 08:08:39

Trading in China's first listed construction company, Zhejiang Guangsha Co, was suspended on Monday morning before the stock market opened.

Russian airline stewardess flying over China

2015-01-06 16:35:25

With the growth of Chinese airline industry, more and more foreign crews like Katya have become a part of it.

Hot lovebirds tie their knot in icy cold

2015-01-06 15:58:35

A newly wed couple pose in cold weather for their wedding photographs after their group wedding ceremony which was held as part of the Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province January 6, 2015.

Jackie Chan's son to be tried Friday for drug charge

2015-01-06 13:26:36

Jaycee Chan, son of Chinese kung fu star Jackie Chan, will be tried in public on Friday for a drug-related crime, the Dongcheng District People's Court in Beijing announced Tuesday.

Ill pandas under treatment in NW China

2015-01-06 10:29:51

A veterinarian is seen treating a panda which is ill after contracting a measle-like virus at the wild animal rescue and research center in Zhouzhi county, Northwest China's Shaanxi province.

Parking fees short in Beijing

2015-01-06 08:21:38

Parking fee collection in Beijing is coming up short, according to a report in Beijing News on Monday.

The nation's aging future in a nutshell

2015-01-06 07:43:33

Rudong county was a pioneer in the implementation of the national family planning policy, and as such it offers a microcosm of one of the biggest problems facing the country in the years to come.

Ex-Xinhua reporter apologizes for fake news

2015-01-05 15:32:08

A former reporter with Xinhua News Agency apologized for spreading fake news that claimed cadets at West Point learnt from a model Chinese soldier.