Foreign pilots reach for the sky in China

2011-09-23 07:30:28

China was home to at least 1,300 foreign flight captains by the start of 2011.

Doctors find new work rules a bitter pill

2011-09-22 07:58:10

Physicians less than receptive to medical reform, reports Yang Wanli in Beijing.

Copper deal helps Afghan's future

2011-09-21 07:34:33

Mining project shows way to peace and prosperity, as a China Daily reporter observes in Kabul.

Golf courses increasingly in the rough

2011-09-20 07:16:44

One day last month, chauffeured limousines, including a Mercedes-Benz, Audi S6, Lexus and Buick, brought a group of golfers to Firestone Golf Club in the booming coastal city of Shenzhen.

Bright skies for aviation industry

2011-09-19 08:01:33

The increase in Chinese airline passengers in recent years has experts predicting a bright future for the industry. US aviation giant Boeing estimates that China will need 5,000 new aircraft worth $600 billion, by 2030, according to media reports.

'Enemy of the state' finds no charity

2011-09-16 07:00:43

Guo Meimei, a young woman whose online displays of luxury severely damaged the credibility of the Red Cross Society of China, said her experiences in the past three months have caused her to "grow up five years".

Xinjiang's economy set to be transformed

2011-09-15 07:19:25

The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region's economy will be transformed over the next five years by targeted investment from State-owned enterprises.

Children take a walk on nature's wild side

2011-09-14 07:18:15

Liu Zhengtang slowly approached a patch of grass as if he were a pioneer exploring a new world, curious and cautious. It was the first time the 5-year-old had ventured into the woods.

Blogs that copy do not give full story

2011-09-13 07:54:52

When a massive downpour hit Beijing on June 23, it took just a few minutes for a photograph taken by micro-blogger Yang Di to be forwarded thousands of times on the Internet.

Volunteers help Tibetan antelope hit the road

2011-09-09 07:15:41

'Fairies of plateau' get guidance for perilous journey, Cui Jia and Dachong report from Qinghai.

A hard lesson for migrant workers

2011-09-08 07:35:42

Migrant workers face many obstacles when they move to big cities like Shanghai. Educating their children is one of them and it just gets harder.

Tomb raiders remain a menace 

2011-09-07 07:28:53

Despite increasing efforts to tackle the illegal traffic in cultural artifacts, every year thieves break into tombs and steal priceless treasures.