Two-child China targeting better public services

2016-01-11 17:19:58

China is aiming to improve its maternal and child healthcare and household registration as it implements the two-child policy.

Two-child policy to curb looming worker shortage

2016-01-11 16:38:45

China's two-child policy is expected to lead to more than 30 million people joining the work force by 2050 helping curb a looming shortage.

Childbearing free for all still distant, says family planner

2016-01-11 16:31:16

China's family planning policy is a changing process that will last a long time, not just "20 or 30 years", said a senior family planning official.

New think tank for social protection launched

2016-01-11 16:18:43

A new think tank to enhance social protection was launched in Beijing on Monday.

Xi'an holds first robot creative design contest

2016-01-11 14:03:30

The First National Robot Creative Design Contest was held on Sunday in Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi province, with 12 products competing for championship.

Chinese mainland tourists biggest spenders in Taiwan

2016-01-11 13:33:11

It is the first time that Chinese mainland tourists have taken the top spot since Taiwan opened up its tourism to visitors from Chinese mainland in 2008.

Procuratorate reveals motive for bus arson in NW China

2016-01-11 10:01:58

A local procuratorate said on Sunday that the suspected arsonist set a bus on fire in northwest China after he failed to resolve a financial dispute with a construction contractor.

Taking the bait

2016-01-11 09:46:28

A tiger tries to grab a live chicken offered by tourists inside a sightseeing vehicle at the Leheledu Theme Park in suburban Chongqing on Friday.

China issues first 'traffic rules' for civilian drones

2016-01-11 09:30:38

China's civil aviation regulator has issued its first-ever "traffic rules" for the operation of light-duty civilian unmanned aircraft.

Rundown downtown Hefei regenerated with shops and bars

2016-01-11 07:45:39

Karolina Caban spent Christmas Day in a "village" in downtown Hefei, its narrow alleys bedecked with lanterns and packed with dozens of bars, inns, cafes and other small shops.

China-US nonstops easing connections

2016-01-11 07:45:39

The skies between China and the United States are getting busier.

Belt and Road Initiative takes tourism to the skies

2016-01-11 07:45:39

China's northwest regions are planning to invest more in air transportation in coming years, aiming to unlock the potential of Silk Road tourism through better connectivity.