Notorious blogger gets five years

2015-09-11 07:39:14

A well-known Chinese micro-blogger whose online posts were criticized for tarnishing the reputation of the Red Cross Society of China was sentenced to five years in prison and fined 50,000 yuan ($7,840) on Thursday for operating gambling houses.

Judges shocked by courthouse stabbings

2015-09-11 07:39:47

The stabbing of four judges in a courthouse in Hubei province has raised concerns about judges' working conditions in China.

Shanghai to punish teachers who take cash, gifts from students

2015-09-11 06:23:14

Teachers in Shanghai who have accepted gifts or cash from students or their parents will be disqualified from applying for professional titles.

'Must-see' air show wows public

2015-09-11 09:23:33

A highflying stunt played out in blue skies as Changchun, Jilin province, kicked off its biannual aviation festival on Thursday. The festival is the largest sponsored since 2011 by PLA Air Force Aviation University and is open to the public.

Three honored as China's top eco-cities revealed

2015-09-10 21:11:51

China's top 10 eco-cities have been unveiled and Zhuhai in Guangdong province, Xiamen in Fujian province and Sanya in Hainan province stood out to receive honors, according to the Report on the Development of China's Eco-Cities (2015).

School life from the lens of sports teacher

2015-09-11 08:24:50

A student runs on campus. Zhang Yu, born in 1987, is a Physical Education teacher at a village primary school in Quzhou city, in East China's Zhejiang province.

Hohhot overseas student pioneer park, core of 'Grassland Silicon Valley'

2015-09-10 11:19:14

The third Inner Mongolia "Grassland Talents" Cooperation Exchange Conference brought some leading professionals to Hohhot Overseas Students Pioneer Park on Sept 9.

Tight pollution controls affect major industries

2015-09-10 07:52:48

Heavy industry in Tangshan, Hebei province, has been hit by efforts to control air pollution, with the value of its output dropping by 35.3 billion yuan ($5.5 billion) in the past two years, according to the Ministry of Environmental Protection.

Tianjin announces pensions for martyred firefighters' families

2015-09-10 08:09:22

Families of the firefighters who died while trying to save lives in the Tianjin blasts will be granted 2.3 million yuan ($360,669) pensions.

TCM tonic herb 'can kill HIV', study finds

2015-09-10 06:49:55

The sex-booster herb Schisandraceae, widely used in traditional Chinese medicine for 2,000 years, has shown promise in treating HIV/AIDS.

Intl Helicopter Exposition kicks off in Tianjin

2015-09-10 09:50:20

The Tianjin International Helicopter Exposition kicked off in Tianjin on Wednesday.

Premier Li commends nation's teachers

2015-09-09 06:38:00

Premier Li commended the China's 15 million teachers for contributing to China's development, two days before the National Teachers' Day.