Lost in cyberspace as outdoors shunned

2011-09-06 07:30:51

Social studies have found that an increasing number of primary, junior and senior high school students spend their summer holidays inside their homes chatting or playing games on the Internet.

Rich are dying to make it big

2011-09-05 07:14:09

The past eight years have seen the deaths of 72 millionaires and billionaires

Oil factories feel the heat

2011-09-02 08:44:47

Recent accidents have caused growing alarm over the safety of petrochemical plants.

Oil spill aftermath tests legal waters

2011-09-01 09:33:12

5,500 square kilometers of Bohai Bay's surface have been contaminated by oil leaks caused by ConocoPhillips.

Chinese in Japan face job woes

2011-08-31 08:12:41

Tens of thousands of young people from rural China have gone to Japan.

Glass Sword of Damocles

2011-08-30 08:31:49

Concern is growing over safety of modern building exteriors after recent accidents.

Rural students feel a class apart

2011-08-29 07:57:40

"To some extent, where people are born largely determines their chances of educational success," sociologist Gu Jun said.

Scientists count on panda census

2011-08-26 07:51:04

Seventy forestry professionals worked in 22 teams, studying the behavior of giant pandas at Wanglang Nature Reserve in Mianyang, Sichuan province.

Hunters viewed as easy target

2011-08-25 07:53:04

Just as Wang Wei clarified the crucial point of his lecture, that hunting can offer a sustainable method of wildlife conservation, the audience started firing accusations.

Business schools are a class act 

2011-08-24 08:44:41

Business schools have accelerated efforts to attract researchers and faculty members from overseas.

Taxing times despite new rate

2011-08-23 07:42:36

Revised threshold will do little to combat high prices and inflation, Yu Ran reports from Shanghai.

Pig farmers hope to breed success

2011-08-22 07:41:26

China, the world's leading pork producer, is changing the way it raises pigs.