Sick panda rescued in China

2015-12-07 13:55:57

A panda suffering a cold and lung infections has been rescued from the wild, staff with the China Research and Conservation Center of the Giant Panda said on Monday.

Bye-bye blue: More smog settling in

2015-12-07 07:22:58

With a new round of smog likely to engulf Beijing and surrounding areas over the next three days, the city issued an orange alert.

Former tycoon dies at 44 in prison

2015-12-07 07:22:40

Xu Ming, former chairman of Dalian Shide Group and Dalian Shide Football Club, died at a prison in Hubei province on Friday, according to media reports.

Macao holds parade to mark 16th anniv of return to motherland

2015-12-07 08:13:22

Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) kicked off a carnival parade Sunday in celebration of the 16th anniversary of its return to motherland and the 10th anniversary of the historical sites listed as World Heritage.

Locals have tradition of drying foods during harvest season

2015-12-04 09:50:44

Villagers dry sweet potato starch vermicelli in Huzhou, East China's Zhejiang province, Dec 3, 2015. Local villagers have a tradition of drying sweet potato starch vermicelli and fish during the harvest season in December.

Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei govts to cooperate on emissions control

2015-12-04 07:46:38

The heavily polluted cluster of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei province signed a cooperation framework to control air, water and soil pollution.

Web promotion of prostitution to be targeted

2015-12-04 07:38:33

The police will set up a special task force to investigate and squelch the online promotion of prostitution, which has been expanding via social media.

Two more spells of smog predicted to sweep North China

2015-12-03 19:55:59

Cities in North China are forecast to experience another two spells of smog in the coming weeks due to windless weather, but not as severe as the one that enveloped Beijing since Nov 27, the national weather authority said on Thursday.

Glass bridge in grand canyon of Zhangjiajie under construction

2015-12-03 13:55:43

A glass bridge in grand canyon of Zhangjiajie finished closure on Thursday, is expected to be opened to the public before May of 2016.

Road rage cases pose huge safety challenge

2015-12-03 11:12:39

More than 17 million cases of road rage have been handled by Chinese police this year as authorities struggle to teach drivers better road etiquette.

Academy proposes retirement age timeline

2015-12-03 07:53:18

China should gradually increase the retirement age as part of a solution to fill a possible future pension fund gap, according to a green book on population and labor released on Wednesday.

Diabetes, weight loss, high on list of health concerns

2015-12-03 07:46:39

Weight loss, diabetes, cancer and nutrition are among the most popular topics with Chinese people who habitually follow health news online.