Politics

Graft probe into Guo Boxiong to win army, public's support

Military

Hotline and rules mulled for accidents, emergencies
  • Navy starts exercise in S. China Sea

    The Chinese navy announced 10 days of military training in the waters near eastern Hainan Island in the South China Sea starting on Wednesday, amid heightened tensions in the region.

  • Military inspectors nab another "tiger" in graft probe

    People's Liberation Army (PLA) disciplinary inspectors on Friday said they have put Deng Ruihua, former political commissar of the joint logistics department of Lanzhou Military Area Command, under investigation for alleged "serious violations of discipline and laws."

  • Beijing says criticism of anniversary 'ludicrous'

    Beijing has criticized Tokyo's response as "ludicrous" after a Japanese Cabinet spokesman publicly denounced Chinese events to mark the fight against the Japanese invasion more than 70 years ago.

Science-Tech

Beidou navigation system moves a step closer to global coverage

Win up to 1,000 yuan with essays about Tibet or Xinjiang

Hi expats, chinadaily.com.cn is organizing an essay contest and jackpot. Foreign readers are welcome to write about their personal experience in Xinjiang or Tibet and submit questions about the two regions.

Animal farms used to predict earthquakes

The seismological bureau in Nanjing has transformed seven animal farms into seismic stations, believing that closely monitoring the behavior of certain creatures can help forecast earthquakes.

Uygur family saves Han orphan

The story of an ethnic Han girl and a Uygur family shows that love can transcend ethnicity.

Young couples divorcing more than other groups in China

Divorce rate in China increased by 3.9% in 2014 over the previous year, with 3.63 million couples going their separate ways, a trend that has been on up for 12 years.

Graft probe into Guo Boxiong to win army, public's support

The decision to expel former military leader Guo Boxiong from the Communist Party of China (CPC) for graft has showcased the CPC's resolve and "zero tolerance" in fighting corruption.

155 Chinese workers pardoned

The Chinese Foreign Ministry said it values moves by the Myanmar government to release 155 Chinese workers who were granted a presidential pardon.

Premier urges more oversight of left-behind kids

Premier Li has ordered more effective relief system and government oversight of "left-behind" children after four siblings committed suicide in Bijie, Guizhou province.

China closely watches recovery of Boeing debris: spokesman

China is closely observing the situation regarding the airplane wreckage perhaps related to missing flight MH370, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said Thursday.

Society

Foreigners' second homes in Central China

HK/Macao/Taiwan

Panda 'fakes pregnancy' to get better living conditions

Cover Story

Pigment producers push to protect ancient art

For most people, the phrase "Tibetan art" calls to mind images of a range of handicrafts, including traditional scroll paintings, known as thangkas.

Ancient opera looks to strike a chord with younger audiences