HK govt mulls 'medical beauty' ban
The Hong Kong government vowed to clamp down on the beauty industry in the wake of medical blunders that left one woman dead and three in hospital.
CPC recruits 26m new members
The Communist Party of China recruited more than 26.66 million members from 2002 to 2011. The total number of CPC members exceeds 82 million.
Basketball star Yao Ming prepares to sign his name on a student's T-shirt at Shanghai Nan Yang Model High School, his alma mater, on Tuesday.
Boy's illness not serious infection
Hong Kong health authorities ruled out a suspected case of a novel coronavirus infection on Monday.
That sinking feeling
An illicit sand-mining boat capsized at the Bashazhou section of the Yangtze River in Wuhan, Hubei province, on Sunday. The boat, which was about 30 meters long, broke into two pieces, and the rear half sank. Four people on board escaped and swam to a nearby boat.
Taiwan opposition leader on mainland
Frank Hsieh, the highest-level member of Taiwan's opposition party ever to visit the mainland, met State Councilor Dai Bingguo and the mainland's top cross-Straits negotiator Chen Yunlin on Sunday.
A pupil uses an empty mooncake box to arrange yarns and hats on Sunday. The Sunshine Future Arts School in Xiangyang, Hubei province, has asked students to recycle mooncake boxes for handicraft projects.
E-mail set up for tips on fugitives
The Ministry of Public Security recently opened an e-mail address to receive clues on Chinese suspected of crimes who fled overseas.
Cultural reform hitting its goals
President Hu Jintao met participants of the award conference of national cultural system reform work at the Great Hall of the People on Wednesday.
Strong as an ox
A group of men test their strength against a bull at the Black Ox Festival in Gaoqing, Shandong province, on Tuesday.
Soldiers together again
Wei Wanze (left), a 100-year-old veteran, shakes hands with veteran Lin Zhongde, 91, at a gathering ahead of Mid-Autumn Festival in Nanning, the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. Thirty-seven veterans who fought in the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1937-45) attended the gathering on Sunday.
Report: China IPR pledges honored
China's pledges to protect and promote intellectual property rights, have been honored and will continue to be fulfilled, People's Daily reported on Sunday.