Famous panda to celebrate 35th birthday

2015-11-27 06:58:08

Basi, the panda who rose to fame as the mascot of the 11th Asian Games in Beijing, will celebrate her 35th birthday-the equivalent of more than 100 human years-on Saturday in Fujian province.

Falls a top cause of death for Chinese men: Lancet

2015-11-26 10:31:07

Falling from a building, intentionally or unintentionally, have emerged as one of the major causes of death among Chinese men, according to a study.

91 suspects repatriated in past year

2015-11-26 07:15:06

China ramps up international manhunt as nationwide anti-graft campaign continues.

Student obesity worsens; myopia still a problem

2015-11-26 07:15:52

Obesity among Chinese youth continues to rise, according to the 2014 National Fitness Survey which was released on Wednesday.

Govt move to Tongzhou set for 2017

2015-11-26 07:47:17

The capital plans to move most of its municipal departments to the suburban district of Tongzhou in 2017, the Beijing Municipal Committee announced on Wednesday.

Old Beijing memories in winter

2015-11-26 06:52:30

The second snow fall of winter sent temperatures in the capital tumbling into negative territory. Old locals were filled with feelings of nostalgia while new Beijingers could only imagine how the city looked decades ago.

Largest coal mine identified in east China

2015-11-25 15:43:59

A geological survey has identified nearly 5 billion tonnes of coal deposits at a mine in Anhui Province, making it the largest in east China.

Battle against poverty still hard in remote mountains

2015-11-25 15:50:08

Life in Longmu village is just a snapshot of more than five million impoverished people in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, where most residents of the country's key ethnic groups live.

Five knockoff Disney hotels fined in Shanghai

2015-11-25 15:46:19

Five knockoff Disney hotels in Shanghai have been fined a total of 100,000 yuan ($15,650) for infringing the company's trademark rights ahead of the opening of the Shanghai Disney Resort.

Three universities to relocate 6,600 people to Beijing suburb

2015-11-25 14:53:27

The move is part of Beijing's effort to move non-capital functions and relieve pressure to promote the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei integration.

New Year's beat

2015-11-25 09:52:44

A child from the Miao ethnic group beats a bronze drum to welcome guests and celebrate the Miao New Year in a village in Leishan county, Guizhou province, on Monday.

Nation to lift 50m out of rural poverty in five years

2015-11-24 08:14:24

The top leadership of the Communist Party of China pledged on Monday to increase its efforts to eliminate poverty in rural areas and defeat regional poverty by 2020.