Advanced seawater treatment plant cuts energy use

2016-01-19 07:55:57

A new desalination system that can produce more than 60,000 liters of fresh water a day has recently been put into operation on Guishan, an island in the Zhuhai special economic zone, Guangdong province.

China playing major role in oil selloff

2016-01-19 08:25:42

The price of oil continued to fall last week and observers said China, which is embracing renewable energy, was one of major factors in the global selloff.

Students balk over pledge of sex fidelity

2016-01-19 07:43:38

Few female university students sign the pledge that they will not have sex before marriage after their teacher makes such a call.

Database launched to check identity of Living Buddhas

2016-01-19 02:36:03

An online database of legitimate Living Buddhas was launched at a ceremony in Beijing on Monday to help followers of Tibetan Buddhism distinguish between real ones and fakes.

Baby panda makes debut in southwest China zoo

2016-01-18 20:40:58

A giant panda cub met with the public for the first time at the municipal zoo in southwestern Chinese Chongqing on Sunday.

Strong cold front to push temperatures to lowest of the winter season

2016-01-18 18:28:12

A strong cold front will sweep out of the northeast, bringing chilly winds, the possibility of torrential rains or snows, and temperatures that may drop to the coldest of the winter in many areas.

China's railway numbers are envy of the world

2016-01-18 18:16:44

China's high-speed trains operated on tracks totaling 19,000 km last year, accounting for first place and 60 percent of the total mileage of high-speed trains in the world, reported.

Chinese archaeologists locate ancient city famed for political reform

2016-01-18 15:32:57

Chinese archaeologists have located the remains of an ancient city in which a famed political reform took place about 2300 years ago.

China launches system to check authenticity of living buddhas

2016-01-18 15:29:50

China launched an online system to check the authenticity of living buddhas of Tibetan Buddhism on Monday, as a growing number of fraudulent buddhas swindle money.

China sees rising online fraud in 2015: report

2016-01-18 14:32:04

China has seen increased online fraud, particularly in the field of P2P lending, in the past year, a report showed.

Cold front drives sub-zero temperatures across China

2016-01-18 14:20:40

Workers clear snow in Dalian city, Northeast China's Liaoning province, Sunday. Due to another cold front, most parts of China today will see snow, rain and temperature drops up to 8 degrees Celsius from Sunday, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) said.

Chinese science awards to emulate Nobel Prize

2016-01-18 14:03:38

A new science award with a million-dollar prize was announced to honor top scientists with a view to creating China's own version of Nobel Prize.