Politics

Remains of troops laid to rest

Military

China, Russia hold anti-terror drill

Science-Tech

China launches test return orbiter for lunar mission

Decoding Chinese cyber-society

A report by Fudan University, covering some 1,800 subjects with diversified occupations and social roles, givs a portrait of Chinese netizens.

Innovative Asia

CPC Fourth Plenary Session

The CPC Central Committee, elected by the National Congress of the Communist Party of China, convenes at least one plenary session every year. The fourth session will be held this year.

Cold comfort for former sex slaves

FM spokesman: China welcomes Obama's visit

China welcomes US President Barack Obama to China and the 22nd APEC economic leaders' meeting in Beijing next month, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said here Thursday.

Rich pay huge prices for meteorites

For some of China's wealthy, the terrestrial trappings of fast cars, designer bags and deluxe apartments are worthless compared with bounty from outer space.

Youthful detection no defense against breast cancer

While women in China are likely to be diagnosed at an earlier age than those in other countries, the incidence of the disease is still rising.

Olympics bid fuels drive for clean air

For Nick Ward, a snow-boarding enthusiast from the United States who lives in Beijing, the only issue holding back his skiing passion is the heavy haze that sometimes shrouds North China.

Society

Rich pay sky-high prices for meteorites
  • Debate rages over cost-effective screening methods for disease

    American Cancer Society guidelines for early detection of breast cancer recommend that all women aged 40 and older should have annual mammograms. Women in their 20s and 30s should undergo a clinical breast examination every three years.

  • Carmaker stalled in effort to fight graft

    First Automotive Works, a State-owned automotive manufacturing company, has been severely criticized by China's top anti-graft watchdog for its inefficiency in fighting corruption.

  • China creates Chinese language email domains

    China on Thursday unveiled a platform for registering email address in Chinese characters, the first of its kind.

  • Pain lingers from Chinese couple's murder

    The conviction of a man in the first-degree murders of a young Chinese couple is not enough to ease the pain of the victims' friends and families.

  • China to open card markets

    China will open up the country's bank-card clearing market as part of a greater liberalization of the financial sector, a move analysts said could allow other domestic and foreign firms to get in the game.

HK/Macao/Taiwan

HK memorial allegedly vandalized by protesters

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Safeguarding foreigners' rights

Changes to nation's criminal laws mean a greater number of foreign nationals are eligible for free legal aid when they go to court, as Zhang Yan reports from Lincang, Yunnan province.

Cold comfort for former sex slaves