A court in Beijing on Thursday sentenced two men to one month in detention for cheating on graduate school entrance exams after China made it a criminal offense last year.
The death toll has risen to 10 in an explosion at a fireworks plant in Central China's Henan province.
Chinese people are almost twice as optimistic about the world as those from other countries, according to a recent survey.
China's newly issued Lunar New Year monkey stamps are becoming a surprise hit for disappointed investors amid unstable gloomy markets.
The number of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) hospitals in China has increased by 500 in five years, a rise of 15.5 percent, a TCM official said on Thursday.
China is on a drive to register all its citizens, including those born illegally under the one-child policy, so they qualify for the "hukou" papers that allow access to social welfare.
China will push forward water conservation projects over the next five years to boost investment and stabilize growth, the water resources minister told Xinhua.
An explosion rocked a fireworks plant in central China's Henan Province at about 11 a.m. Thursday. Casualties are not immediately known.
A former low-level official from central China's Hunan Province suspected of embezzlement was caught in Myanmar 14 days after fleeing China, police said on Thursday.
A fugitive who spent almost three years hiding in Britain has returned to China and handed herself in, the disciplinary agency announced Thursday.
A group wedding was held for 10 soldiers from a SWAT detachment of the city's public security bureau on Sunday, as they had postponed their weddings for their special work.
Varied ice shapes along the beach in Dalian, Liaoning, Jan 13, 2016.