Peak offers bird's-eye views of capital

2014-11-06 07:56:23

Dingdu Peak in the Mentougou district of Beijing, is undoubtedly one of the best places to get a bird's-eye view of the ancient city. It is also where the site of the capital was decided more than 600 years ago.

New energy vehicles reduce smog

2014-11-06 07:56:23

Eco-friendly vehicles are playing a leading role in the transportation fleet for the ongoing APEC meetings in Beijing, showcasing China's national initiative to reduce air pollution by cutting exhaust emissions.

New Xinjiang railway security tight

2014-11-06 07:55:37

Tough security measures will be adopted to prevent possible terrorist attacks on the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region's first high-speed railway, which will go into service in Northwest China in 10 days, a local railway official said on Wednesday.

Collusion between business, govt cited as concern

2014-11-06 07:47:01

Cases involving government officials and businesses top the list ranking the types of corruption in China, according to the Party's discipline inspectors.

Faster pace set in bid to protect Internet

2014-11-06 04:09:25

Work on drawing up laws on Internet security in China is being accelerated in an attempt to improve protection and prevent online threats, the nation's top cyberspace watchdog said on Wednesday.

China plans 1,000 more staff to fight Ebola

2014-11-05 22:04:26

China plans to send over 1,000 medical workers and experts to West Africa in the coming months in its latest bid to aid African countries' fight against the Ebola virus.

Six killed as truck plunges off cliff in SW China

2014-11-05 22:02:29

Six people died Wednesday morning after a truck overturned and fell off a cliff in Southwest China's Yunnan province, local police said.

Airport advises passengers to brace for APEC traffic rush

2014-11-05 21:21:38

Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) on Wednesday asked passengers to arrive earlier for stricter security checks as traffic is expected to surge during this week's APEC meetings.

Tibet honors outstanding doctors

2014-11-05 21:18:55

Twenty traditional Tibetan doctors received government awards Wednesday for their outstanding skills and contribution to the preservation of the ancient practice.

Outdated security, slack management blamed for jailbreak

2014-11-05 21:17:24

The Ministry of Justice has blamed an attempted escape by two prisoners on an obsolete security system and slack management, and urged other prisons to learn from the incident.

Rare snow leopard found in NW China

2014-11-05 20:42:39

Evidence of a snow leopard in a nature reserve in Northwest China's Gansu province has been discovered for the first time since 2006, said local authorities on Wednesday.

Needled baby leaves hospital after successful surgery

2014-11-05 20:30:43

An 11-month-old baby who had 16 needles inserted into her body was released from hospital on Wednesday after a successful operation to remove the needles.