Journey ends for self-balancing electric scooters

2014-12-22 07:24:00

Beijing has started to regulate electric self-balancing scooters after Shanghai and several other major cities recently prohibited their use on roads.

University system faces stronger oversight

2014-12-22 07:23:49

The Ministry of Education will implement stronger scrutiny over the university system's leaders and impose harsher punishments for corruption.

Beijing willing to assist Moscow

2014-12-22 07:03:23

China's top diplomat is offering Beijing's assistance to Moscow, as pessimism is spreading about the uncertainties of the Russian economy.

Boy with HIV assured of care, education

2014-12-22 04:55:50

China's health authority has pledged to assure Kun Kun, an 8-year-old boy with HIV/AIDS, the right to medical treatment, a living allowance and a school education.

China lifting GM corn ban a boon to growers

2014-12-22 04:49:56

China's lifting of a ban on imports of a genetically modified strain of corn and corn byproduct is welcome news for the world's major growers of corn, from the United States to Brazil and Argentina.

Beijing acts to smooth the waters for Macao

2014-12-20 05:52:06

The central government has decided to demarcate the maritime zones of the Macao Special Administrative Region, President Xi Jinping said on Friday.

The secret life of gay Chinese

2014-12-19 14:55:23

Gays are men who are sexually attracted to people of the same gender. In China, most of them choose to keep their sexual preference a secret.

Pilot gets 3 yrs for crash that killed 44

2014-12-19 14:39:35

A Chinese court on Friday sentenced an airplane captain to three years in prison after 44 people died when his plane crashed more than four years ago.

More Chinese teenagers to study in US

2014-12-19 10:59:44

Chinese teenagers studying in the United States has increased more than 60 times during the past decade, with experts believing the boom will continue into the future, a new study showed on Thursday.

Meteorite madness in an alien landscape

2014-12-19 07:48:11

As the market grows in China, a dedicated band of professionals are risking life and limb searching for extraterrestrial material in the deserts of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Illicit $1.25 trillion smuggled out of China

2014-12-18 16:43:05

China saw an estimated $1.25 trillion leaving its borders illegally from 2003 through 2012, leading the way among 151 monitored developing economies.

Early mist rises on Yangtze River

2014-12-18 12:23:27

The section of the Yangtze River in Yichang city of Hubei province emits beautiful mist in the morning on Wednesday. A sudden drop in air temperature above warmer water creates an early morning mist.