Waste not, want not

2016-01-06 08:20:36

Compared with many of his middle-aged peers, who are conventional and wary of new developments, Wang Yuanyuan is an exception.

Former soldier happy at end of difficult life

2016-01-06 08:20:36

Among the first passengers of the new high-speed railway between Chengdu and Chongqing was a man with a history as storied as the route: soldier, rail builder, reporter, war correspondent, poet, suspected spy.

Poor sperm among challenges as older couples seek 2nd child

2016-01-06 07:26:49

60% of the couples who are newly eligible for a second baby are age 35 or older, and many of these are visiting fertility specialists for advice or assistance.

14 killed after bus catches fire in Northwest China

2016-01-05 10:06:02

At least 14 people were killed and 32 injured after a bus caught fire in Yinchuan, northwest China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region, on Tuesday.

The stories that provided the highlights of 2015

2016-01-05 07:58:27

Su Zhou: Better protection for children and wildlife

Capital plans to beat smog by 2030

2016-01-05 07:08:38

Beijing is drafting a long-term plan to improve air quality to the clean level by around 2030, the municipal environmental watchdog said on Monday.

Mexico's 'fish with feet' spotted in China

2016-01-05 10:30:36

Axolotls, a species that only exist in Mexico, are seen in Shiyan, Hubei province, reported dfic.cn on Monday.

Top planner targets 40% cut in PM2.5 for Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei cluster

2015-12-31 06:55:03

A 40 percent drop in PM2.5 by 2020 from the average level in 2013 has been targeted for the heavily polluted Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei cluster.

Yearender: Predictions for 2016 through 20 questions

2015-12-31 07:53:24

As a new year approaches, China Daily invited researchers and experts to share their thoughts on twenty major issues that are expected to have an impact in 2016.

Asia's largest underground railway station opens in Shenzhen

2015-12-31 09:49:39

Asia's largest underground railway station opened on Wednesday in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, launching high-speed rail service between Guangzhou and Hong Kong.The new line slashes travel time between Guangzhou and Hong Kong to half an hour.

Shanghai bans drug-using actors, drivers

2015-12-31 09:33:49

Lawmakers in Shanghai on Wednesday passed new regulations banning works of drug-using actors and prohibiting drivers addicted to drugs from the road.

Clamping down to clean up the air

2015-12-31 07:20:40

The 11 million-plus residents in Baoding, a city in Hebei province, have been living under a month-long red alert for smog.