Saplings need long-term care for survival

2012-03-13 16:44:14

Gardening experts say the lack of long-term management after planting is a major cause of low survival rate of sapling, according to China Network Radio, , on March 12, which was China’s 34th Arbor Day.

8 detained for 14m yuan in highway robbery

2012-03-09 11:00:18

Eight suspects have been detained in Guangzhou in the robbery of about 14 million yuan ($2.2 million) on highways, reported.

90% support Chinese cars for governmental use

2012-03-06 17:30:50

Nearly 90 percent of respondents in a survey are in favor of China's domestic independent-brand automobiles for governmental use.

American fined for illegal mapping in Xinjiang

2012-03-06 14:53:24

An American citizen was fined for illegal mapping in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, the Xinjiang Bureau of Surveying and Mapping said.

Movie extra was a fugitive in E China

2012-03-06 14:03:44

A movie extra in Zhang Yimou's new movie The Flowers of War , who was also running from the law, was arrested at Hengdian Chinese Film Industrial Park in Jinhua.

Let’s include S China in heating, says adviser

2012-03-02 13:42:48

The heating program in northern China should be expanded to include the south, a political adviser said, Nanfang Daily reported.

Girl, 21, donates body after death

2012-03-01 16:46:59

A freshman student in Nanjing decided to donate her body to her school for medical research after dying of melanoma, the Nanjing Daily reported.

Province denies cutting ties with Aichi

2012-03-01 10:50:49

The government of Jiangsu province in East China denied cutting off contact with Aichi Prefecture in Japan, dismissing reports from several Japanese media, Xinhua Daily reported.

Shanghai to invest $1.6b to control PM 2.5

2012-02-29 15:54:45

Shanghai will invest 10.3 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) in 53 projects to control pollution from PM 2.5, tiny floating particles that measure 2.5 micrometers in diameter or less.

China mulls domestic violence law

2012-02-28 17:20:47

Anti-domestic violence law is on the legislative agenda of the National People's Congress (NPC) in 2012.

Woman dies to save $95 work attendance bonus

2012-02-28 15:58:58

A young woman died of a brain hemorrhage because she delayed seeing a doctor to avoid losing a 600 yuan work bonus for good attendance, Nanfang Daily reports.

Travelers bugged by online refund delays

2012-02-27 17:10:04

Some travelers who canceled their online train ticket booking during Spring Festival travel rush have failed to get a refund, the Guangzhou Daily reported.