China's urban unemployment rate steady at 4.05 pct

2016-01-22 11:38:02

The registered unemployment rate in Chinese cities held steady at 4.05 percent at the end of 2015, unchanged from three months earlier, official data showed Friday.

German ecologist helps relieve poverty in Sichuan

2016-01-22 11:20:57

A German expert has devoted 15 years of his prime to protecting ecology and helping locals plant cash crops to get out of poverty in the hometown of Chinese pandas.

'Unhurried' Guizhou village makes NY Times list of places to visit

2016-01-22 09:20:27

On the afternoon of the last day of Chinese New Year, Yang Yuanju and her family make offerings to their ancestors at the 19-storey pagoda-shaped drum tower in the center of their village.

Railway police nab 40,315 fugitives in 2015

2016-01-20 15:11:17

The railway police in 2015 apprehended 40,315 criminals who were attempting to use the railway to avoid capture, an increase of 13.2 percent from the previous year, the police said Wednesday.

China issues blue alert for snow storms

2016-01-20 13:40:30

Schools have been suspended and emergency workers are on standby as Chinese provinces brace for a week-long cold wave.

Blast in firework factory leaves four missing, four injured

2016-01-20 11:20:43

Four people are missing and other four injured after a blast tore through a firework factory in Kunshan village, Yangkou town, Shangrao city, East China's Jiangxi province, at 12:30 am on Wednesday, according to local police in Shangrao, reported

Struggles of a Shanxi coal mine owner in bleak industry winter

2016-01-20 15:19:31

Coal mine owner Chen Yixian looks at his car, which was damaged in economic disputes, on Jan 14. As the national economic slowdown led to a slump in coal demand and prices since 2012, the coal industry has been experiencing a long winter.

China launches system to check authenticity of living buddhas

2016-01-18 15:29:50

China launched an online system to check the authenticity of living buddhas of Tibetan Buddhism on Monday, as a growing number of fraudulent buddhas swindle money.

China sees rising online fraud in 2015: report

2016-01-18 14:32:04

China has seen increased online fraud, particularly in the field of P2P lending, in the past year, a report showed.

Chinese science awards to emulate Nobel Prize

2016-01-18 14:03:38

A new science award with a million-dollar prize was announced to honor top scientists with a view to creating China's own version of Nobel Prize.

Cold front drives sub-zero temperatures across China

2016-01-18 14:20:40

Workers clear snow in Dalian city, Northeast China's Liaoning province, Sunday. Due to another cold front, most parts of China today will see snow, rain and temperature drops up to 8 degrees Celsius from Sunday, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) said.

SWAT members hold romantic wedding in E China

2016-01-14 10:55:37

A group wedding was held for 10 soldiers from a SWAT detachment of the city's public security bureau on Sunday, as they had postponed their weddings for their special work.