Xiamei village in Fujian province has a rich past, but now it's fading into history.
Bama is exceptional among high-latitude areas noted for longevity. The 1964 national census recorded 28 people in the county aged 100 or older.
The PLA navy recruited 20 female Uygurs for the first time in its history. Three of them were deployed on the Peace Ark medical ship.
Mining industry has caused heavy metal pollution and desertification.
A series of arrests of high-profile micro-bloggers has sounded warnings bells for China's Internet commentators.
Horseback riding, archery and wrestling still attract crowds.
Millions of cats and dogs slaughtered every year for food and fur trade.
Language barriers, career prospects and teaching facilities dent enthusiasm of int'l students considering studying in China.
Following opposition, a nuclear project in Guangdong had been canceled and it will not reapply for approval to start construction later.
Many fallen officials had already occupied high-level posts.
More than half of the first students of the so-called anti-corruption master class entered the procuratorate system to fight corruption.
Local economy benefits from boom in demand for a taste of Dahongpao in Wuyishan, Fujian province.