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.

Officials expect more Israeli visitors to sister city in China

2016-01-20 20:15:43

Haifa will encourage its residents to visit Chengdu to better understand their sister city in China's Sichuan province, said officials from Haifa Municipality in Israel.

Chengdu's sister city in Israel urges visits

2016-01-20 17:58:48

Haifa, the largest city in northern Israel, is encouraging its residents to visit Chengdu so they better understand their sister city in China's Sichuan province, officials said while meeting a Chinese delegation on Tuesday.

Winter Olympic co-host city vows to improve air quality

2016-01-20 17:04:22

Zhangjiakou is drafting plans to improve air quality as it prepares to co-host the 2022 Winter Olympics with Beijing, the Zhangjiakou government said on Wednesday.

Traffic jams cost average Beijinger $1,126 annually

2016-01-20 16:44:20

Survey reveals white-collar Beijingers lost an average of 7,972 yuan to traffic jams last year, the highest in the country.

33 million left-over men lead to marriage conundrum

2016-01-20 15:21:59

Men in Chinese mainland outnumbered women by 33.66 million in a country of more than 1.37 billion by the end of 2015.

Railway police nab 40,315 fugitives in 2015

2016-01-20 15:11:17

The railway police in 2015 apprehended 40,315 criminals who were attempting to use the railway to avoid capture, an increase of 13.2 percent from the previous year, the police said Wednesday.

China to introduce real-name registration for migrant workers

2016-01-20 13:59:18

China is set to introduce a real-name registration system for migrant workers to better protect their rights in cases of salary cuts or pay defaults.

China issues blue alert for snow storms

2016-01-20 13:40:30

Schools have been suspended and emergency workers are on standby as Chinese provinces brace for a week-long cold wave.

Blast in firework factory leaves four missing, four injured

2016-01-20 11:20:43

Four people are missing and other four injured after a blast tore through a firework factory in Kunshan village, Yangkou town, Shangrao city, East China's Jiangxi province, at 12:30 am on Wednesday, according to local police in Shangrao, reported sina.com.cn.

China issues blue alert for snow storms

2016-01-20 11:07:38

China's weather observatory announced a blue alert Wednesday morning for snow storms that will sweep south China in the coming days.

Cold wave sweeps across China

2016-01-20 11:04:45

A strong cold front is on the way and it is likely to disrupt travel for the upcoming Spring Festival, which falls on Feb 8.