Paid menstrual leave provokes controversy in China

2016-02-17 10:54:33

Female workers in Central China's Anhui province will enjoy paid menstrual leave, following the example of their peers in neighboring Hubei Province and south China's Hainan Province. However, the practice has provoked widespread controversy, the Beijing News reported.

MIT establishes supply chain education center in China

2016-02-17 10:51:31

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology will establish a supply chain education center in China's coastal city Ningbo, which houses the world's largest port by cargo tonnage, according to the city's education bureau on Tuesday.

20,000 yuan eaten by ants gives artist a frame for inspiration

2016-02-17 08:21:46

A 60-year-old farmer in Sichuan province saw a small fortune eaten up when 20,000 yuan ($3,069) he had buried in his bedroom was destroyed by white ants.

Chinese military sets up corruption hotline

2016-02-16 13:38:37

The Chinese military has set up a hotline and a mailbox for people to report corruption and other misconduct, according to the Discipline Inspection Commission under the Central Military Commission.

Foreigners working in Beijing can now buy apartments immediately

2016-02-16 13:27:13

Foreigners with work permits who have no properties in Beijing can now buy one residential apartment, with the threshold of at least one year working in the city removed, local authorities have said.

Thousand-year-old temple seeks new media talents

2016-02-16 11:15:25

In a bid to modernize its image and better interact with its followers, a thousand-year-old temple in East China posted an online ad to recruit media talents.

First train from China to Iran stimulates Silk Road revival

2016-02-16 11:12:07

The train, also referred to as Silk Road train, has passed through Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan to Iran, travelling a distance of 10,399 kilometers.

Big data for Spring Festival: 8m overseas trips, etc

2016-02-15 14:15:25

Here with the help of data we take a look at some of the major changes during this year's weeklong holiday for the traditional Chinese New Year.

Winter swim enthusiasts celebrate the Year of the Monkey

2016-02-15 13:21:41

Winter swimming enthusiasts jump in a lake on Feb 14 to celebrate the Year of the Monkey in Shenyang, Liaoning province.

Elephant damages cars on tourist road

2016-02-15 08:03:20

A wild elephant strayed onto a national highway in Yunnan province during the Spring Festival holiday and damaged 15 parked cars.

Woman flees from poor boyfriend's home

2016-02-15 08:03:20

The story of a young woman from a well-off Shanghai background and her boyfriend from a poor rural family created a huge online discussion about love during the Lunar New Year.

A clean break for the holidays

2016-02-13 02:53:43

A refreshing break for Spring Festival has taken on a new meaning as heavy smog in some areas has contributed to an increasing number of journeys being booked by those seeking cleaner air and water.