Tsinghua University striving for higher goal

2011-04-21 17:03:31

Tsinghua University, one of China's prime institutions of higher learning, will strive to be ranked on par with Harvard, Oxford and Cambridge as a major world university, officials and scholars say as it celebrates the centennial anniversary this month.

University bans include kissing in public

2011-04-21 16:44:41

A university in East China is asking students to "behave well" and promising rewards for students who snitch on the rule breakers.

So you wanna be a 'civil' servant?

2011-04-21 08:38:55

Civil servants will soon be expected to be just that: civil. Watching blue movies, having extramarital affairs, vandalizing public facilities all are on a new list of no-no's for public servants.

Luxury seats coming out of bullet trains

2011-04-21 08:23:16

Luxury seats will be missing from many of the fast trains that will soon travel on a high-speed railway running from Beijing to Shanghai, giving passengers more room and making the ride cheaper, railway sources were quoted as saying.

Drunken drivers to be parked for 10 years

2011-04-21 07:59:50

Lawmakers hope harsh new penalties will force drunken drivers off the nation's roads and are set to pass legislation that will mean drunks could lose their licenses for up to 10 years.

Melamine levels limit set in food

2011-04-21 07:19:38

Infant food products, in which levels of melamine is higher than 1 milligram per kilogram of food, will be prohibited from sale in China.
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Beijing lawyer's trial to continue Friday

2011-04-21 07:17:46

Beijing lawyer Li Zhuang charged with falsifying evidence and jeopardizing testimony, will stand trial Friday for the third day after hearings on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Profits 'blind' eyes of food inspectors

2011-04-20 08:43:59

The profit-driven mentality of some supervisory organs is being blamed for the growing number of food-safety scandals across the country, Xinhua News Agency reported on Tuesday.

Many top bosses mull job move

2011-04-20 07:46:17

With growing confidence about career opportunities and expectations of more pay, as many as 87 percent of senior managers in China have said they may change jobs this year, according to a recent survey.

Beijing lawyer stands trial on additional charges

2011-04-20 06:47:04

Beijing lawyer Li Zhuang stood trial on Tuesday in a court in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality on additional charges of falsifying evidence and jeopardizing testimony.

China's Red Cross responds to scandal

2011-04-20 06:39:09

The Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) promised on Tuesday to enhance transparency by setting up a platform to release information and close loopholes in its financial management system.

Serial rapist appeals his death sentence

2011-04-19 09:00:52

Dai Qingcheng, the 46-year-old farmer from East China's Anhui province who was sentenced to death in December for raping 116 women between 1993 and 2009, is appealing his conviction.