Parents should be temporarily deprived of their custody rights if they are found renting out their children to beg on the streets, a leading activist against child begging said. Man putting brakes on trafficking of children
GUANGZHOU - Macao is following Hong Kong in reporting a shortage of, and price increases for, infant and baby milk powder, with visitors and smugglers from the mainland snapping up stocks during the Chinese new year holiday.
Actress Yao Chen on Friday became the first Chinese micro-blogger to have more than 5 million followers, even more than US mega-celebrity Oprah Winfrey - underlining the rapid growth of the platform in China.
The latest national governmental investigation into the safety of fireworks production found that more than half of the fireworks made by small workshops are unsafe, despite the country's best efforts to protect the public, a senior official said.
Events that constituted a "public crisis" occurred every five days on average in China in 2010, and the country needs to become better at dealing with them, according to a report from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
China's railway stations are increasing the heating and adding trains for the peak flow of passengers, as millions of travelers boarded trains in frigid weather to go home for the Spring Festival celebrations.