Government

China, US vow to boost trust

Innovation

China to launch 1st high-capacity broadband satellite

Beijing offers residency for skilled tech workers

Beijing will allow some skilled workers from home and abroad to obtain permanent residence by accumulating points based on skills, employment history and education credentials.

Biting off more than we can chew

Experts are calling for more measures to prevent wastage in restaurants and at the family dining table, as Xu Wei reports.

The golden creatures of Shennongjia

Home is where the heart is, which raises a burning question for Huang Yuanpeng: Who pulls his heartstrings hardest — his wife and 3-year-old son or those strange creatures in the forest he has decided to devote his life to?

O2O app helps upgrade recycling in China

A new O2O application has shown its potential to help build a circular economy with more recycling, but obstacles remain for the recycling industry to innovate.

US agrees it's time to 'turn the page'

US Secretary of State John Kerry says in Laos that he will encourage Manila to pursue dialogue and negotiation with Beijing on the issue.

Guidelines encourage parents to provide better care

Shanxi province plans to improve the lives of left-behind children by enhancing care services in rural areas.

Victims' families sign settlements

Families of all but one victim of a tour bus fire in Taiwan have signed settlement agreements with insurance companies, officials said on Tuesday. But some relatives expressed outrage, saying they had been left with no choice but to sign.

Making poverty history in one of China's poorest provinces

A raft of measures has been introduced to raise living standards in the remote, mountainous area. Zhang Yuchen reports from Tianshui, Gansu province.

Society

Universities open campus for better road network
  • Medical alliance launched to aid rural patients

    The first internet-based alliance of hepatobiliary disease clinics in China was established on Tuesday.

  • Typhoon Mirinae makes landfall in South China

    Typhoon Mirinae made landfall in South China's Hainan province on Tuesday night as the National Meteorological Center (NMC) issued a blue-alert.

  • Behind the names of Tangshan quake babies

    Even though Yang Zhensheng has no memories of his own of the earthquake that flattened his hometown shortly before his birth, the disaster will forever be part of his life -- he is named after it.

  • Zoo animals keep their cool as heat persists

    Animals, especially those from polar regions, may have to rely on ice and air conditioning for a few more days as high temperatures could continue to affect southern areas of China.

  • Goal of big-city trip is to inspire left-behind kids

    She hadn't seen her dad for almost a year, so Fang Yuan, 14, now 163 centimeters tall, twitched slightly and smiled uneasily when her father, a construction worker, walked up and tried to hold her in his arms. The hug, with the daughter's arms barely raised, lasted for about two seconds.

HK/Macao/Taiwan

Bottled gasoline on Taiwan bus may have worsened fire, probe finds
  • Victims' families sign settlements

    Families of all but one victim of a tour bus fire in Taiwan have signed settlement agreements with insurance companies, officials said on Tuesday. But some relatives expressed outrage, saying they had been left with no choice but to sign.

  • It's Pokemon Go time in HK

    Pokemon fans in Hong Kong took to the game on Monday after the app was released for both iPhone and Android.

  • Chinese VP meets with HK youth delegation

    Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao on Monday met with a delegation from the Hong Kong Girl Guides Association, stressing patriotism.

Cover Story

Global problem requires concerted worldwide response, scientists say

The upcoming G20 meeting, to be held in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province, in September will provide a great opportunity for the world's 20 leading economies to elevate the global response to antimicrobial resistance, including healthcare, surveillance and research, and appropriate countermeasures, according to a leading official at the World Health Organization.

Antibiotic resistance poses fatal threat