China files one-third of patent claims

2014-12-18 08:12:42

China was responsible for one-third of the world's patent applications last year, once again driving strong global growth despite stalling innovation in Europe and Japan, the World Intellectual Property Organization said on Tuesday.

Not schools for scoundrels

2014-12-18 08:12:42

As China's anti-graft campaign approaches its third year, behind-the-scenes efforts are being made to educate officials and dissuade them from accepting bribes or succumbing to other forms of graft.

Li makes pitch for business investment

2014-12-18 05:05:46

Premier Li Keqiang laid out Beijing's latest vision for introducing Chinese equipment manufacturers to address mounting demand for infrastructure construction in the region.

China set to make tracks for Europe

2014-12-18 03:06:44

China is to boost its presence in the Balkans and funnel exports to Europe through a "corridor" linking Beijing with the continent via the Mediterranean.

China's Xi receives highest rating among world leaders

2014-12-17 20:45:52

Chinese President Xi Jinping was the highest rated world leader in many fields, according to a survey published by Harvard Kennedy School's Ash Center.

Official suspended, sex photos went viral

2014-12-17 15:12:52

An official in east China has been suspended after local disciplinary authorities launched an investigation into photos showing him in compromising positions went viral.

Trending: Extreme cold exercise

2014-12-17 11:31:41

In China today, read all about soldiers who brave -30C temperatures to exercise, a teacher who takes photos for attendance, a Japanese-Korean man turned away at the airport, what really lies beneath the Huangpu river, and a woman who stopped seven trains.

Relocated parents face hard lessons

2014-12-17 07:12:17

Relocated parents face hard lessons As young Chinese children head abroad to study, many anxious parents are opting to move with them, but some experts say the trend is a double-edged sword.

Law to recognize animal welfare

2014-12-16 14:16:59

The first draft of the law on the protection of wildlife has been revised, in which animal welfare has been recognized for the first time in China.

Female billionaire sentenced to 12 years, fined $400m

2014-12-16 13:53:17

Ding Yuxin, a female billionaire who gave bribes to a former railways minister, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison and fined $404 million.

Zhengzhou starts using water from south

2014-12-16 11:25:17

China's South-North Water Transfer Project began pumping from the Danjiangkou Reservoir in Hubei province to the Liuwan treatment plant in Zhengzhou, central Henan province.

Family of wrongly killed man may get $193,860: media

2014-12-16 09:57:08

The parents of a young man wrongly convicted and executed in 1996 are expected to get around 1.2 million yuan ($193,861) in compensation.