Children exposed to excess chemicals

2015-08-27 07:36:24

Up to 1 in 3 prepubescent children in East China has been exposed to excessive amounts of a chemical widely used in plastic production that can lead to early puberty, according to research.

People's jurors make selection in Beijing

2015-08-27 07:36:24

Xu Ting was excited to see her name on a big screen showing a new group of people's jurors and she quickly shared the news with her family on the instant messaging service WeChat.

Goodbyes and tears as left-behind children head home

2015-08-26 09:31:41

A girl bids goodbye to her family before boarding a train in Weihai, East China's Shandong province, on Tuesday. Like her, many children whose parents work in cities began their journey back home after spending summer vacation with their parents.

Reefs increase 10% after rescue by 'blue knights'

2015-08-26 07:45:14

Dazhou Island is the largest offshore island in Hainan province, with its clear waters attracting a wide variety of tropical fish.

Key parts added to massive radio telescope

2015-08-26 07:45:14

The installation of reflectors on the world's largest radio telescope has begun, marking the start of a final key stage of the telescope's construction.

Diverse Shenzhen celebrates 35 years of inclusiveness

2015-08-26 07:45:14

The modern international city of Shenzhen, in South China, continues to rise as the city celebrates the 35th anniversary of the establishment of the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone.

Models draw inspiration from Peking Opera

2015-08-25 09:12:38

Participants wear adornments, inspired by Peking Opera costumes, as they take part in the bikini section of a model contest in Jinan, East China’s Shandong province, Aug 23, 2015. Participants also performed classic hand and body movements of Peking Opera.

Marathons set for race to the top

2015-08-25 07:54:57

China's growing appreciation of healthy lifestyles has seen long-distance running soar in popularity.

WWII veterans' pensions raised

2015-08-25 07:43:19

China will increase the pensions of veterans who fought in World War II, starting in October, a civil affairs official said.

Tianjin death toll up to 129

2015-08-25 06:03:11

Rescue authorities updated the death toll from the Tianjin warehouse explosions to 129, with 44 others missing, on Monday.

Scientists ponder exoskeletons

2015-08-24 07:25:06

Chinese experts are developing exoskeleton that can help climb mountains with 30kg of gear or punch through a wall without breaking a sweat.

Children celebrate birthday of panda Kaikai in Macao

2015-08-24 10:05:26

Children write birthday cards for giant panda "Kaikai" in Macao Special Administrative Region, south China, Aug 23, 2015. Children were invited to celebrate giant panda Kaikai's 7th birthday here on Sunday.