Yes, we are waiting for our children

2015-06-09 08:25:49

College entrance examination matters a lot to parents and students. Students battle to get admission in best colleges and secure their future while parents fight tension and long wait.

Death toll rises to 434 as river search widens

2015-06-09 07:29:48

The death toll from the Chinese cruise ship Eastern Star, which capsized on the Yangtze River on June 1, rose to 434 on Monday afternoon. Eight people are still missing.

Vice-premier touts food sustainability

2015-06-09 07:29:48

China is rapidly reforming agriculture with the goal of achieving greater food sustainability, Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Yang said at the China Pavilion Day ceremony at the Milan Expo on Monday.

Life's turning point for Chinese youth

2015-06-09 07:29:48

This week, about 9.4 million high school students will heave a collective sigh of relief. They would have just completed the national college entrance examination, or gaokao.

Grim task of retrieving bodies, belongings

2015-06-08 10:24:51

Rescuers carry the luggage of the victims on the deck of the upright ship Eastern Star that capsized in Jianli, central China's Hubei Province, on Sunday.

Cheating incidents mar exams

2015-06-08 07:46:02

Students in Jiangxi province taking the ongoing national college entrance exam should expect a stricter check on their identities on Monday after authorities captured two people taking Sunday's tests for other students.

Senior travel booms in China

2015-06-08 11:11:43

Travel agencies and packages catering to elderly Chinese say business is booming, amid overall growth in the country's travel industry.

Timeline: Ship carrying 458 people sinks in Yangtze River

2015-06-08 08:17:16

Cruise ship Eastern Star capsizes in the Jianli section of the Yangtze River in Hubei province. Four hundred fifty-six people were aboard-405 tourists, 46 crew members and five tour guides.

China mourns Yangtze shipwreck victims as search continues

2015-06-07 19:19:52

Officials and rescuers bowed in mourning toward the battered boat on Sunday, as the death toll from the disaster reached 432.

9.42 million students sit national college entrance exam

2015-06-07 07:24:21

Chinese universities face a growing survival crisis after decades of explosive expansion, despite the huge army of students pursuing higher education.

Students prepare to take national college entrance exams

2015-06-06 07:45:26

Students carrying books leave for home at Wanzhi Education School, a school special for second-time applicants for college, in Hefei, capital of East China's Anhui province, June 4, 2015.