Shanghai to build more women's restrooms in public places

2016-01-14 09:46:37

More women's restrooms will be constructed in public places in Shanghai in upcoming years and the ratio of men's facilities to women's will be targeted to at least 1-to-2 to give the ladies more convenience.

The Internet invasion that's threatening China's eco-system

2016-01-14 09:31:19

China is the world's biggest e-commerce market, accounting for about 40 percent of the world's online trade. That market is set reach $1 trillion by 2019, according to a report published by Forrester Research, an independent technology monitor.

5.3-magnitude quake hits Xinjiang

2016-01-14 09:12:18

A 5.3-magnitude earthquake, at a depth of only 5 km, hit the Bayingol Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Xinjiang at 5:18 a.m. Beijing Time on Thursday, said the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

Motorcycles to get free ride for holiday

2016-01-14 07:11:05

Migrant workers in Guangdong province who must travel by motorcycle back to their hometowns in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region for Spring Festival can make a quicker, safer journey this year with special trains for them and their bikes.

Court gets B+ for the past year's legal work

2016-01-14 07:11:05

The country's first-ever third-party evaluation of judicial credibility found some gaps between a Shanghai court's work and the public's feelings, though its overall performance was considered good.

Goodbye to steam trains

2016-01-14 08:15:44

Steam trains cross an opencast coal mine at Sandaoling in Hami prefecture, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, Jan 13, 2016.

New fonts give Tibetans texting options

2016-01-14 08:11:53

The release of brand-new Qomolangma Tibetan fonts means the iPhone is no longer the only mainstream option for Tibetans to display their language.

LGBT tourism services eyed for growth prospects

2016-01-14 07:51:53

The spending power and keen interest in travel by those in China's well-heeled LGBT community are attracting growing attention from tourism startups and investors.

Xinjiang drafting 1st statute against religious extremism

2016-01-14 04:42:08

Lawmakers in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region will begin to draft a regulation against religious extremism this year, the top regional legislator said on Wednesday.
It will be China’s first legislation targeting religious extremism, which has led to a number of terrorist attacks in the country in recent years.

Chinese netizens help boy in US with cancer realize his dream

2016-01-14 03:20:05

Dorian Murray, an 8-year-old, cancer-stricken boy from the United States, has been receiving regards from Chinese netizens in recent days.

Hebei to ban heavily polluting fuel in cities

2016-01-13 19:57:34

New facilities which use heavily polluting fuel will be banned in most urban areas and coal use will be further cut in North China's Hebei province.

Children of DiDi taxi drivers to get free online education

2016-01-13 19:53:08

Car-hailing company DiDi signed a cooperation agreement with TAL Education Group in Beijing on Wednesday to provide free online courses for the children of taxi drivers.