Zara back on blacklist after quality check

2011-12-08 16:09:05

Clothes sold by Zara, a Spanish retail giant, were declared substandard after the latest quality inspection in Shanghai, pushing the brand back onto the blacklist for the third consecutive year in China, Metro Express reported.

Campus statues spark controversy in NW China

2011-12-08 12:18:34

Two statues, one of Athena and one of Nu Wa, were found at Northwest University in Xi'an, with the faces of two school officials, Beijing Morning Post reported Thursday.

Civil servants to lose 'iron rice bowl'

2011-12-06 16:27:45

A job as a civil servant in China used to mean a life-long position with an unbreakable "iron rice bowl" from cradle to grave.

China's first human rights base established

2011-12-05 16:09:21

China's first human rights education and training base was opened in Tianjin’s Nankai University Sunday, reported.

Restoring old Summer Palace sparks new debate

2011-12-05 12:23:34

A proposal to restore China’s oldSummerPalacewhich was torched by invading British and French forces in 1860 has sparked an intense debate, People's Daily reported Monday.

China's income gap widening fast

2011-12-02 14:30:02

China's annual salary gap ratio between different industries was renewed to 4.2 :1 in 2010, People's Daily reported on Friday.

Shanghai prison's management innovation

2011-12-02 10:51:15

Approximately 10,000 people are convicted and jailed in Shanghai, and adult males with jail terms of more than one year serve their time in the New Criminal's Prison for one to three months for discipline training before being sent to one of the other seven locations in Shanghai or other prisons in the country.

Who's hot, who's not in China Sports (Nov26-Dec2)

2011-12-02 08:42:32

Who's hot, who's not in China Sports (Nov26-Dec2)

Progress made in protecting inmates' rights

2011-12-01 14:13:37

China has made remarkable improvement in protecting the rights of prison inmates in recent years, including elimination of bans on homosexuality and promotion of the death penalty by injection, according to a judicial official in charge of penal human rights studies.

Poisoned beverage suspected in boy's death

2011-12-01 13:27:13

A fourth-grade boy is dead, and his mother is in a coma, in Changchun, Northeast China's Jilin province, after consuming a beverage produced by a subsidiary of Coca-Cola on Tuesday, according to a Beijing News report.

Traffic congestion time in capital halved

2011-12-01 13:21:17

Transport chiefs claim the average congestion time in the capital has been slashed from 145 minutes to just 60 minutes compared to the same period last year, the Beijing News reported.

Yi to return for US dream

2011-11-30 17:30:47

Injured Yi Jianlian hopes to resume his US dream by returning to the NBA as the lockout ends. According to team manager, Yi will fly to the US for the NBA pre-season training camp kicking off December 9.