Jackie Chan says he did not use connections to help son

2014-12-24 19:56:27

Kung fu movie star Jackie Chan said in an interview on Wednesday that he has not used any of his connections to plea for mercy for his son Jaycee Chan, who is charged with "sheltering drug users."

Beijing bans private clubs in public parks

2014-12-24 19:27:14

Beijing is seeking to ban private clubs located in city parks as part of the latest effort to crack down on hedonism and extravagance among officials.

Global Christmas buyers embrace Chinese online retailers

2014-12-24 19:25:51

As Christmas shopping adapts to the internet age, Chinese e-commerce sites are grasping the opportunity to play Santa Claus for the whole world.

Christmas to bring traffic jams

2014-12-24 12:02:04

Traffic jam alerts have been issued in many cities across China ahead of the Christmas as the holiday gets increasingly popular in the country.

Trending: Red phoenix over Beijing

2014-12-24 11:39:39

An auspicious sign was spotted in Beijing's skies Tuesday. A cloud in the shape of a phoenix was captured by many Beijing residents at sunset.

Bikini beauties ski for white Christmas

2014-12-24 09:50:09

A group of girls wearing Santa-themed bikinis pose for pictures at the Dahongzhai skiing park in Yuzhou, Central China's Henan province, Dec 23, 2014.

Top 20% earns 10 times more than low-income society

2014-12-24 09:31:00

China's income gap has widened to an alarming level, much higher than that of Russia and the US, according to the 4th Income Distribution and Enterprises Salary Reform Summit.

Human H5N6 avian flu case reported

2014-12-24 09:30:53

A human H5N6 avian flu case has been confirmed in the southern Guangdong province, Chinese health authorities said on Tuesday.

High-speed rail design norms unveiled

2014-12-23 10:37:18

China's National Railway Administration has officially unveiled the country's first design specification standards for high-speed rail links.

Country gets tough over smog

2014-12-23 08:07:16

China's top legislature will review the first amendment to the Law on Air Pollution Prevention and Control since 2000.

Convenient clinics offer more time with doctors

2014-12-23 07:52:24

When she needed medical attention, Yuan Shigui once had to take an hourlong bus ride to Chaoyang Hospital, the nearest large hospital to her home, wait for an hour or more to see a doctor - who could usually only spare two or three minutes - and then wait in another long line to get her medications.

2014 captured in words that really matter

2014-12-23 07:44:22

The 2014 Words of the Year in China are "law" and "anti-corruption" while the Words of the Year worldwide are "lost" and "Malaysia Airlines".