A new life on the red planet

2013-05-24 07:51:01

A putative program to establish a human colony on Mars has met with a strong response from Chinese citizens.

The age of anxiety

2013-05-23 07:55:36

Grim plight faces 'left-behind seniors' in China's rural areas.

Matchmaking: Can't buy me love?

2013-05-22 07:35:11

Finding the perfect partner can be a family affair for many in China.

Economic transformation bears fruit in Guizhou

2013-05-21 07:50:40

Guizhou province makes full use of natural resources, and maintains ecosystem.

Investment: Life after the gold rush

2013-05-20 07:18:28

Lack of investment channels for investors means fewer choices for seeking wealth.

Shipping: A hard life on ocean wave

2013-05-17 09:01:00

China's shipping industry is experiencing that sinking feeling as economies in US and Europe contract.

Sex case takes a new turn

2013-05-16 09:31:18

A school principal and a local government employee have been arrested on suspicion of molesting children in Hainan province.

Micro blogs make graft fight hot news

2013-05-15 08:50:59

More people are using social media to tackle corrupt officials.

The forgotten town of black gold

2013-05-14 09:51:04

A truck laden with equipment for oil rigs bounced along a dried riverbed dotted with huge red wind- and rain-scarred rocks for hours until the ruins of a town suddenly emerged from the barren land.

Quake prompts growth in NGOs

2013-05-13 09:23:13

Sichuan has the third-largest number of NGOs, after Beijing and Shanghai. Wenchuan quake was a catalyst in their foundation.

Flash quit

2013-05-10 08:14:21

Young people quitting their jobs very shortly after starting - within three months or even three days - is a relatively new phenomenon.

Jaywalkers tread with care

2013-05-09 08:01:50

Jaywalking offenses are expected to decline in Beijing with introduction of fines.