Changing for clear skies

2014-11-14 05:57:20

Coal-fired power plants deal with tough transition to cleaner energy, but environmental benefits are obvious.

Beijing wants to keep 'APEC blue'

2014-11-14 05:15:53

Beijing plans to phase out around 1 million vehicles with low emission standards, a move toward allowing residents to enjoy the same good air quality experienced during the recent APEC meeting.

China, ASEAN set goal for upgrading FTA

2014-11-14 05:03:14

China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations members have set a goal to conclude the negotiations on upgrading the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area by the end of 2015.

Country pushes for code at South China Sea

2014-11-14 04:16:21

China will push for the implementation of a code of conduct for the South China Sea - a document that will lessen the risk of escalating tensions in the area-but experts said such an agreement faces obstacles.

Anti-smog nasal masks given to children

2014-11-13 14:12:32

A girl wears a new type of smog-proof nasal mask in a school in Shanghai amid severe smog conditions there on Nov 7.

Airshow China soars to success in Zhuhai

2014-11-13 11:28:37

The 10th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition, better known as Airshow China, is underway in Zhuhai city, South China's Guangdong province, featuring military hardware, trade exchanges and skillful displays of flying.

'Running Naked Boy', now 6, crosses Lop Nur desert

2014-11-13 08:27:21

Six-year-old He Yide, the youngest person in the world to pilot a plane, is in the news again after traversing the dangerous Lop Nur desert with 13 other people.

New-generation rockets needed

2014-11-13 08:20:13

China should develop a new-generation heavy-lift launch system that is even more powerful than the Long March 5, which is under development and will send the nation's manned space station in to orbit, industry insiders have urged.

Poyang Lake witnesses its migratory guests

2014-11-13 07:59:09

With the winter coming, the migratory birds fly to live at Poyang Lake, the largest freshwater lake in China. About a hundred species of migratory birds have arrived including white cranes, hooded cranes, swan gooses and so on, which draw a magnificent birds' scenery.

Official stashed cash, gold at home

2014-11-13 07:53:51

A low-level official in Hebei province stashed 120 million yuan ($19.5 million) in cash at his house, according to anti-graft watchdog.

Road map for promoting the rule of law

2014-11-12 22:11:11

The Fourth Plenum of the 18th Communist Party of China Central Committee held Oct 20 to 23 in Beijing clarified a roadmap to "the socialist rule of law with Chinese characteristics".

Cross-Strait affairs chiefs meet in Beijing

2014-11-12 21:09:38

Head of the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, Zhang Zhijun, and Taiwan's mainland affairs chief, Wang Yu-chi, on Wednesday agreed to promote the peaceful development of cross-Strait relations.