Chongqing, not Beijing, ranked as China's most congested city

2016-01-21 11:11:33

Didi Kuaidi ranked Chongqing as the country's most congested city, followed by Qingdao and Guangzhou, beating the megacities like Beijing and Shanghai.

No casualties from NW China 6.4-magnitude earthquake

2016-01-21 10:12:09

No casualties were caused by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck a county in northwest China's Qinghai province on early Thursday morning.

Modern agriculture lifts Guizhou farmers out of poverty

2016-01-21 09:55:48

Farmers in a remote southwestern Chinese village who left their hometown to work their way out of poverty in big cities are coming back home to build an even better life and also stay with their family thanks to the development of modern agriculture.

Migrant worker makes a better life at home

2016-01-21 09:40:28

A migrant worker who returned home to take care of his parents and children manages to live a comfortable life in a remote southwestern village in Guizhou, one of China's most underdeveloped provinces.

6.4-magnitude earthquake jolts Qinghai

2016-01-21 09:38:11

Local residents run out of buildings after an earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale hit Menyuan county of Haibei Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Qinghai province at 1:13 a.m. on Thursday. Menyuan is home to approximately 150,000 people. So far, telecom services in the country have remained normal. Reports of casualties were not instantly available.

Number of migrants drops

2016-01-21 08:04:10

China's migrant population - people who left their hometown to seek employment or education elsewhere - decreased for the first time in about 30 years in 2015, a change that surprised demographers and economists.

Military shuts down 7 newspapers in reshuffle

2016-01-21 08:04:10

Newspapers published by the seven regional military commands of the People's Liberation Army ceased operations on Friday, the military's flagship newspaper PLA Daily reported on Wednesday.

Event in Xinjiang to pave way for Olympics

2016-01-21 08:04:10

China's 13th National Winter Games, which are being hosted in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region from Wednesday to Jan 30, will significantly help China promote winter sports in its western regions and achieve the goal of 300 million participants before the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games, a top sports official said.

Illegal sales of fireworks scrutinized

2016-01-21 08:04:10

China's fireworks industry must phase out illegal family factories and enhance company branding to ensure the safety of its products, an association leader said after two blasts within a week killed at least 13 people and injured at least 60.

Couples in rush to get marriage holidays

2016-01-21 08:04:10

Cindy Sun and her fiance are reconsidering their honeymoon plans after hearing that a bonus would be abolished that provides extra leave for couples choosing to marry later than the norm.

China braces for 30-year freeze-out

2016-01-21 09:08:08

Schools have been suspended and emergency workers are on standby as Chinese provinces brace for a week of unusually cold weather.

6.4-magnitude earthquake jolts NW China: CENC

2016-01-21 00:17:34

An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale hit Menyuan county of Haibei Tibetan autonomous prefecture in Northwest China's Qinghai province at 1:13 a.m. on Thursday.