Drought hits NE China

2015-07-22 10:15:55

The lingering drought in Liaoning has resulted in about 178,200 people lack of drinking water and has affected about 1.15 million hectares of crops.

Low-level officials targeted in graft fight

2015-07-22 07:54:38

National prosecuting departments will boost efforts to investigate corruption among low-level "flies" - officials at county level or below - in an attempt to strengthen the grassroots.

200 recruits sought in new initiative

2015-07-22 07:54:38

Two hundred newly qualified lawyers are to be hired by the Beijing Legal Aid Department to offer assistance to people in need, according to a senior officer at the department.

49 detained for frozen meat smuggling

2015-07-22 07:18:35

More than 200 tonnes of smuggled frozen meat has been seized by coast guard in south China's Hainan Province.

Chinese character appears on ridge

2015-07-21 11:43:03

A Chinese character appeared in the vegetation covering a mountain in Qionglai city, Sichuan province in this photo taken on July 17, 2015. It is still unclear whether it was formed naturally or planted by humans.

Chinese park explosion kills 2, injures 24

2015-07-21 09:07:38

An explosion in a park in East China's Shandong province Monday night left two dead and 24 others injured, with three in critical condition.

China mulls banning false cosmetics ads

2015-07-21 07:23:12

China is considering a ban on exaggerated claims in cosmetics ads such as "skin as white as a newborn within a week".

Illegal casino case begins in SW China

2015-07-21 07:22:57

An illegal gambling ring involving 30 suspects went on trial at a court in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Monday.

College dorm blast injures 7 in NW China

2015-07-20 11:33:11

Seven people were injured after a gas blast rocked a student dormitory at a northwest China university on Monday morning.

Driver's license loophole closed

2015-07-20 07:54:35

A new regulation has made it more difficult for residents to travel to South Korea to obtain a driver's license and then exchange it for a local equivalent.

Concern over draft law 'not necessary'

2015-07-20 07:54:35

A draft law on China's Internet security posted on the nation's top legislature website has sparked heated discussions at home and around the world.

Rains leave Beijing's streets flooded, force evacuation

2015-07-20 08:17:59

Beijing has been experiencing intermittent rains since last week, resulting in flooded streets and severe traffic congestion during the rush hours. More than 1,000 people had to be evacuated from their homes in six villages in Fangshan district.