Luxury home sales soar in Shanghai

2015-08-08 03:28:29

In the first six months of 2015, Shanghai’s luxury property market observed a 155 percent surge in sales from a year ago, with the half-year transaction volumes exceeding 820,000 square meters, spurred by investment and the rising demand for better living conditions, according to experts.

Stars shine on for Sun

2015-08-07 07:28:01

The career of Sun Entertainment Culture Ltd Managing Director Paco Wong Pak-ko, 64, spans more than three decades in the Hong Kong entertainment industry.

Scene set for box office smash

2015-08-07 07:28:01

The most significant change in the entertainment industry on the Chinese mainland has been the fast expansion of its movie market, and the Hong Kong film industry should make the best use of its own competitive edge to further explore this vast sector, believes Paco Wong Pak-ko.

Aerial escape

2015-08-06 09:09:38

Suspended above the ground, magician Ning Ning performs an escape act at Juyongguan, a Great Wall scenic spot in Beijing, on Wednesday. The show is a warmup for the World College Students' Magician Exchange in the capital from Sept 24 to 26.

Money makes the world go round for Beijing’s singles

2015-08-06 16:19:15

The capital comes top for the number of singles earning more than $8,000 a month, followed by Shenzhen, Shanghai and Guangzhou.

Museum unveils 'Night at the Museum'

2015-08-06 10:51:33

Beijing Museum of Natural History 's (BMNH) annual event "Night at the Museum" kicked off on August 5.

Volunteers work to make the capital safer

2015-08-06 07:39:30

Beijing police detained an escaped prisoner suspected of organizing illegal immigration last summer, thanks to clues provided by an 80-year-old resident in the capital's Chaoyang district.

Island infrastructure drive set to make waves

2015-08-06 07:39:30

Yongxing Island has never offered as many business opportunities as it does today.

Environment is priority on island

2015-08-05 07:45:17

Weizhou Island in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region is also known as China's barrier reef. It's the largest and youngest volcano island in the country and has attracted millions of tourists annually in recent years.

Process eased for getting visas, permits

2015-08-05 07:45:17

Foreigners will be able to apply for visa extensions and residence permits at district police offices in Guangzhou and Shenzhen, not just at a city-level public security bureau, the provincial police announced on Tuesday.

Newborn baby girl pulled from public toilet

2015-08-05 07:44:49

A Beijing policeman rescued a newborn baby that was stuck facedown in a public toilet, reaching his arm down into the pipe to gently pull the infant out, the police reported on Tuesday.

Frontier soldiers in exercise against heat wave

2015-08-05 09:19:47

Frontier soldiers take part in an exercise on a beach in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong province, Aug 4, 2015.