Forest tourism gets boost

2011-05-11 20:30:51

The State Forestry Administration and the National Tourism Administration signed a contract on Wednesday to establish a long-term cooperation mechanism to boost China’s forest tourism.

Good news for birds

2011-05-11 20:30:51

China will strengthen its protection on birds via legislation and better preservation of their natural habitats, said Yin Hong, deputy head of State Forestry Administration, on Wednesday.

Shaolin Temple continues to deny online rumors

2011-05-11 13:43:59

Shaolin Temple continues to deny online rumors.

Million dollar art heist at Palace Museum

2011-05-11 11:33:42

Police are hunting a thief who stole millions of dollars worth of art in an overnight heist at the famed Palace Museum in Beijing. Comments(14)

CSRC eases refinancing restrictions on 9 industries

2011-05-10 17:35:58

China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) will partially loosen restrictions on the refinancing of nine industries, Oriental Morning Post reported Tuesday.

People's Daily questions A share market system

2011-05-10 17:30:34

An article published in Monday's People's Daily said that China's A share market doesn't enable its investors to fully share the fruits of economic growth and suggested the problem lies with the market system, New Express Daily reported Tuesday.

Rental market becoming hot in big cities

2011-05-10 16:24:51

Rental markets in Chinese cities are becoming hot because of high housing prices and the new restriction policy on property investment.

Group buys help lower carbon emissions

2011-05-10 16:18:17

Ge You said that group buys contribute to a low carbon life and happiness at a news conference Tuesday in Beijing.

Famous musician Gao Xiaosong could face jail

2011-05-10 16:06:10

Renowned musician Gao Xiaosong has been arrested by police on suspicion of drink driving after a four-vehicle collision on Monday night, Legal Evening News reported.

Shenzhen withdraws petition ban, apologies

2011-05-10 14:28:39

An order banning migrant workers from claiming unpaid back pay has been revoked and local government bosses have apologized for any offence caused.

Cellphone use much cheaper in Hong Kong

2011-05-10 14:20:36

Monthly payments from mobile phone service in Shanghai is six times higher than in Hong Kong, the Beijing News reported on Tuesday.

Belgium-China rail connection opens

2011-05-10 13:45:03

A new rail connection for cargo between Antwerp in Belgium and Southwest China’s Chongqing was presented May 9 (local time) in Antwerp.