Inner Mongolia court OKs retrial in 1996 rape, murder

2014-11-21 07:37:17

The highest court in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region decided on Thursday to retry a controversial rape and murder case 18 years after the defendant was executed.

New standards set for air purifiers

2014-11-21 07:37:17

A new national standard for air purifiers is set to be unveiled by authorities on Friday to bring order to the country's chaotic purifier market.

Consumers seeking protection from pollution

2014-11-21 07:36:47

Constantly frustrated with hazardous air quality, more Chinese consumers are turning to products aimed at protecting their health.

Painful search for reunion

2014-11-21 07:00:07

Hope and hopelessness, which is more painful? For those who have lost their beloved families, hope can be both comforting and heartbreaking.

China wants its voice heard in cyberspace

2014-11-21 06:20:26

China is considering setting up its own rules in cyberspace in order to have its voice better heard in the fast growing Internet sphere.

New Zealand welcomes Xi

2014-11-21 05:26:42

Xi Jinping was greeted in Wellington with a traditional Maori welcome and was presented with an All Blacks rugby union jersey bearing the lucky number 8.

Official in S. China under bribery probe

2014-11-20 21:39:33

An official in South China's Guangdong province is being investigated for taking bribes, according to the Supreme People's Procuratorate.

Cybersecurity debate heats up

2014-11-20 19:36:09

Cybersecurity and international cooperation were the most heatedly discussed topics during the second day of the World Internet Conference.

Premier Li pledges government support for e-commerce

2014-11-20 19:29:43

China will do its utmost to support e-commerce development and establish rules for online businesses to operate in a clear and fair manner, Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday.

Li's visit gauges economic pulse

2014-11-20 19:08:23

Premier Li Keqiang visited China's largest wholesale commodity market on Thursday, taking the economy's pulse as a leading factory output indicator slumped to a six-month low.

Anti-graft drive expands to overseas diplomatic missions

2014-11-20 16:00:26

China has stepped up its war on graft by joining the International Anti-Corruption Academy, a global institute based in Austria that provides education and training to members on how to effectively combat bribery, reported South China Morning Post on Wednesday.

Thick smog to choke N China cities

2014-11-20 15:00:49

The National Meteorological Center warns severe smog will hit Beijing, Tianjin as well as parts of Hebei and Henan provinces from Thursday night.