Eight students from the Middle School attached to China Conservatory made a suicide pact after being advised by the school to quit after they failed to pass more than one third of all final tests last semester, the Beijing Times reported on Monday.
Independent nonprofit organizations that work in the fields of charity, social welfare and social services can now register directly with civil affairs departments, China's Minister of Civil Affairs Li Liguo said at ministry meeting.
China to boost support for aviation
China will increase support for the development of its aviation industry with new favorable policies and an expected 1.5 trillion yuan ($231.9 billion) investment during the next five years, Shanghai Securities News reported on Monday.
A woman and her mother were trapped in an elevator that went out of control for nearly three hours before they were rescued, in southwest Chongqing on Wednesday, the Chongqing Evening News reported Friday.
A flock of pigeons forced a Nanjing-bound flight to return to its departure point in Urumqi, and all passengers were taken to Nanjing on another plane, fjsen.com reported on Friday.