Risk map shows parts of nation in most danger

2011-05-13 07:05:38

Eastern China is the most vulnerable part of the country - both economically and geologically - to the threat of natural disasters, according to a new national risk map.

Million dollar art heist at Palace Museum

2011-05-11 11:33:42

Police are hunting a thief who stole millions of dollars worth of art in an overnight heist at the famed Palace Museum in Beijing. Comments(14)

TV star caught drunken driving

2011-05-11 07:53:54

A Chinese pop singer, best known for his campus ballads, faces prison after he was caught drunken driving on Monday night in Beijing, police said on Tuesday.

One in three Beijingers a migrant worker

2011-05-06 07:39:18

The capital's population rose to 19.6 million in 2010, and a huge influx of migrants contributed to the growth, the city's statistics bureau said on Thursday.

Child attains high post in school, becomes star

2011-05-04 08:24:50

The 13-year-old Huang Yibo has ceased watching cartoons when he was 2 and instead tuned in to China Central Television's 7 pm news and that he began reading the People's Daily newspaper when he was 7.

One fifth of women sexually harassed

2011-05-04 07:22:31

One in five female respondents have experienced sexual harassment at work, according to a recent survey.

'Home Inns fire result of arson'

2011-05-03 08:12:21

Local authorities suggest arson was the cause of a hotel fire that killed 10 and injured 46 others in Tonghua city in Northeast China's Jilin province on early Sunday morning.

4 Shanghai officials punished in dyed bun scandal

2011-04-30 08:15:31

Four officials in Shanghai have been punished for dereliction of duty in relation to a recent food safety scandal involving steamed buns, local authorities said Friday.

Reckless driver arrested for leaving 5 dead

2011-04-27 20:23:46

A truck driver in central China was arrested Wednesday on a charge of endangering public safety after his reckless driving left five dead and six injured.

One billion yuan in donations from a billionaire

2011-04-27 08:07:40

A Chinese billionaire who donated more than 1 billion yuan ($153 million) to charity last year won the title of China's top philanthropist on Tuesday.

Tests: Milk did not send students to hospital

2011-04-27 07:43:59

No pathogenic bacteria were detected in milk that sent students to a hospital on Friday. Tests said students' way of drinking was the likely culprit. And seperately in Chongqing, melamine-tainted milk was seized.

Milk not at fault in sickening of 251 pupils

2011-04-26 21:57:40

Milk products that were previously suspected of sickening 251 pupils in Northwest China's Shaanxi province were found to be free of toxins or other potential contaminants, a local government commission said Tuesday.