Lights out for billboards leaving residents in dark

2011-11-02 11:58:53

Large advertising billboards on overpasses, residential building and roofs that block light will be banned in Nanjing, capital city of Jiangsu province under a draft proposal.

China relaxes rules for army recruits

2011-11-02 11:48:04

China's annual winter army conscription is underway with lower standards set to allow recruits with small tattoos and excessive weight to enlist.

18 Party officials punished for extortion

2011-10-28 11:58:07

A total of 18 Party officials were punished in Benxi after they were accused of extortion while dining in the name of celebrating their children’s admission to college, the Beijing Times reported on Friday.

Youths search their souls after Yue Yue's death

2011-10-27 16:37:55

The death of two-year-old Yue Yue has caused the vast majority of China’s young to reflect on how they would react in a similar situation, according to a survey conducted by China Youth Daily.

Dead Siberian tiger found in NE China

2011-10-27 16:12:42

The carcass of a Siberian tiger has been discovered in a village in Northeast China's Heilongjiang province Thursday, reported.

Shenzhen bets the farm on honesty

2011-10-27 16:00:54

Shenzhen, a pioneering city of China's reform and opening-up, has refused to take part in Second Guangdong Farmers' Games by claiming there are no farmers in the city.

Disillusion drives youths back to big cities

2011-10-27 11:31:03

Some youths who fled from big cities are now coming back, after they found things are not what they imagined.

Henan urges charity groups to be transparent

2011-10-26 16:05:33

The Henan authority demanded that all charity groups in the province make public their donation items at least once a year, or they will face forced closure, the Beijing Times reported on Wednesday.

US investment tool company expands in China

2011-10-24 17:38:37

MSCI Inc, a New York-based provider of investment decision support tools, will accelerate its expansion in China in order to capitalize on the country's fast-growing financial market.

Beijing refines officials' overseas training programs

2011-10-24 11:02:44

The Beijing municipal authority consulted 37 overseas training agencies on Saturday to regulate overseas training programs for government officials, the Beijing Times reported on Monday.

Chinese coal industry looking strong in Q3

2011-10-21 17:35:26

The coal output in the first three quarters of 2011 has hit 2.69 billion tons, up by 11.6 percent over the same period a year earlier. Its sales volume hit 2.64 billion tons, a 13.1 percent increase compared to the same period of 2010.

Passer-by says he didn't see toddler

2011-10-21 15:34:24

A passer-by insisted the toddler was beyond his visual range, the same explanation he gave reporters earlier.