Chemical warehouse on fire in E China, casualty unknown

2016-04-22 14:05:05

A warehouse storing chemicals and fuel exploded and caught fire in the eastern Chinese city of Jingjiang on Friday, the local government and media reports said.

Six tips to save our planet

2016-04-22 14:33:20

Parrot fitted with printed beak

2016-04-22 07:32:31

A zoo in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, has used 3-D printing technology to help a bullied parrot who lost its beak.

Readers at a 24-hour bookstore in Beijing

2016-04-22 14:20:54

Readers at a 24-hour bookstore in Beijing

As country's population has grown, so has the level of higher education

2016-04-21 08:06:23

China saw its population grow last year, along with an improved male-female ratio and the level of education, according to a survey from the National Bureau of Statistics that was released on Wednesday.

Charities rebuild image through relief efforts

2016-04-21 07:05:55

China's charitable foundations are becoming increasingly transparent about what they do with donations received for disaster relief.

New hiv testing project targets groups most at risk

2016-04-21 08:06:23

Experts say faster testing methods and earlier treatment are essential to curb an epidemic spreading among young gay men, as Shan Juan reports.

Study finds 20-year slump in exercise

2016-04-21 08:06:23

Physical activity among adults in China fell sharply over the two decades ending in 2011, according to a study published on Wednesday in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.

Little champ: Four-year-old roller skates on cliff

2016-04-21 09:12:58

Zhang Jiabo, a four-year-old boy, takes part in a roller skating challenge held in Wangmangling scenic area in North China's Shanxi province, April 20, 2016.

Chinese scientists figure out Zika virus NS1 protein structure

2016-04-20 10:11:45

Chinese scientists say they have worked out the structure of the Zika virus NS1 protein, a discovery could help researchers develop a vaccine for the virus which is transmitted by mosquito.

China charting a new course

2016-04-20 02:50:53

China announced plans on Tuesday to help ships under its flag navigate the Arctic via a Northwest Passage route that will be 30 percent shorter than the ocean passages traditionally used to connect the northern Atlantic and Pacific oceans through the Panama Canal.

School 'poisoned' by chemical plants

2016-04-20 15:25:09

The school is located 100 meters from reportedly polluted former site of three chemical plants across the road.