Forbidden City still lures inquisitive public

2012-02-16 09:54:06

Today, the Forbidden City stirs just as much curiosity - and, at times, controversy.

Putting in a good word for language skills

2012-02-15 08:54:09

Government boosts investment to give officials global outlook.

Borrowers face costly payback

2012-02-14 07:56:36

Death sentence for ex-tycoon Wu Ying fuels debate over private lending in China.

Music world unites in tribute to Whitney

2012-02-13 10:20:47

Musicians, producers and fans on Sunday paid tribute to US soul diva Whitney Houston, hailing her as an inspirational figure.

Surveys reveal positive public attitudes

2012-02-10 08:10:03

Respondents in both China and US believe relationship is crucial, want ties to be closer.
Revealing tale of two Washingtons

No coffee mourning over expensive drinks in Starbucks

2012-02-09 08:09:20

Prices on par with US fail to deter Chinese customers who want a taste of 'the good life'.

Simpler visa procedures for Chinese tourists

2012-02-08 08:09:07

Travel agencies and destination countries try to cash in on a predicted spending and tourism surge.

Clear need to answer questions after pollution

2012-02-07 09:54:29

Concerns remain following leakage of cadmium into Longjiang River in Guangxi.

Riots linked to organized crime and subversion

2012-02-06 08:12:48

Tibetans reject recent acts of violence and message of division and hatred.

Mental healthcare emerges from the shadows

2012-02-03 09:44:19

One in 13 people in China has a mental problem, and one in 100 is a severe case.

Tide of progress sees water levels fall

2012-02-02 09:41:08

Xinjiang's picturesque lakes are gradually vanishing and may soon be lost as humans make their presence felt.

War of words set for showdown

2012-02-01 08:59:34

A fight between Titans of the written word has broken out as a legal battle launched.