China mulls hasher penalties on drunk driving

2011-04-19 11:24:12

Drunk drivers will have their license revoked for five years under a draft proposal amendment being considered to China’s traffic safety law, sources told Legal Evening News Tuesday.

China vows to double workers' pay in 5 years

2011-04-19 11:18:43

China is striving to increase the average Chinese wages by 15 percent annually in a bid to achieve a two-fold increase in pay by the end of 2015, the Ministry of Human Resource and Social Security (MHRSS) said.

You may tweet FM on Sina micro blog now

2011-04-19 11:07:13

The micro blog account Waijiao Xiaolingtong, literally foreign affairs information, believed to be the official account of China's Foreign Ministry, attracted 37,925 followers in six days after posting its first message.

Rape victims choose silence lest stigma

2011-04-18 17:21:53

Most of the 116 women who were raped by a farmer over 17 years in East China's Anhui chose bitter silence, rather than justice, for fear of losing face, media reported.

60k nests make birds of a feather flock together

2011-04-18 16:11:07

Beijing has built more than 60,000 man-made bird’s nests in the city's gardens and forest farms in the past ten years, attracting over 20,000 pairs of birds to settle down and nest in the capital each year, Beijing Daily reported on Monday.

Health chiefs investigate false HIV results

2011-04-18 14:04:06

Health authorities in East China's Jiangsu province have begun an investigating a false HIV diagnosis made in 2009, Beijing Times reported Monday.

Beijing traffic congestion eases

2011-04-18 13:32:49

Beijing witnessed a one hour reduction in traffic congestion in the first quarter of the year, thanks to the latest efforts to tackle the gridlock, reports.

Beijing college students to get lessons in love

2011-04-18 10:52:50

The capital's lovelorn students are set to get a helping hand after it was reported a course in the art of love could be included in the college curriculum in Beijing.

Shanxi to raise electricity price

2011-04-15 17:54:35

China's coal-rich Shanxi province has gotten the green light to raise the on-grid power price, the 21st Business Herald reported Friday.

Air Force plane makes emergency landing

2011-04-15 10:29:23

A plane made a safe forced landing on a farmland in East China's Anhui province after some glitches, on the morning of March 27, 2011, PLA Daily reported Friday.

Life insurance to keep growing in China

2011-04-14 17:39:16

Many Chinese people live underinsured or without insurance. That means China's life insurance sector will continue to grow, Peter A Smyth, regional managing director of MetLife Asia Pacific, told

Listed companies' inventory value up 35%

2011-04-14 17:37:41

The total value of 1,409 listed companies' inventories climbed 35.4 percent in 2010 to 2.6 trillion yuan ($396 billion), after removing banking and finance companies' non-comparable factors, China Securities News reported Thursday.