NYT names Hangzhou, Guizhou as top destinations

2016-01-13 18:10:28

Two Chinese cities were listed as the top "52 places to go" around the world by New York Times, ranked at No 16 and No 44, respectively.

24 detained for making drugs in C China

2016-01-13 17:01:18

Police in the central province of Hunan have 24 drug production suspects in custody.

Direct flight to link Urumqi, Bangkok

2016-01-13 16:09:53

China Southern Airlines will launch an air route between Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and Bangkok of Thailand, ahead of the Spring Festival, the company said on Wednesday.

Chinese former steel company boss faces graft investigation

2016-01-13 16:09:15

The former president of Wuhan Iron and Steel (Group) Corp., Deng Qilin, is being investigated for corruption, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) announced Wednesday.

5 missing as minibus plunges into reservoir

2016-01-13 15:57:30

Over 60 firefighters, police officers and rescuers are trying to find five people missing after their minibus fell into a reservoir in east China's Zhejiang Province on Wednesday morning.

China mulls rules for online news service

2016-01-13 14:40:58

China's top Internet regulator has released draft regulations for online news services, requiring permission for releasing news on the Internet or through apps.

Beijing shuts 150 low-end markets

2016-01-13 13:56:09

Beijing shut down 150 low-end markets that had worsened traffic jams and 326 polluting manufacturers in the past year, according to the Beijing Municipal Commission of Development and Reform.

Gates' aid provides strong foundation

2016-01-13 11:37:07

In 2011, the Gates Foundation launched the "Reinvent the Toilet Challenge" — a program to design toilets that capture and process human waste without the use of piped water, sewers or electrical connections, and transform it into useful resources, such as energy and recycled water, at an affordable price.

Man buys new car with a vehicle full of change

2016-01-13 10:39:25

A man named Cai drove a van full of bank notes wanting to buy a new car from the dealership. Weighing half a ton, the bank notes were carried in 10 separate cases together with some coins.

Charging stations required for Hebei new housing

2016-01-13 10:22:52

Hebei will require newly-built residential communities to install charging facilities at parking spaces and encourage older communities to follow suit, in a move to promote the use of new energy vehicles and cut vehicle emissions.

China has warmest year on record in 2015

2016-01-13 10:06:15

China had the warmest year on record in 2015, partly due to a powerful El Nino, the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) said Tuesday.

Hebei to meter central heating to curb air pollution

2016-01-13 09:58:35

Hebei is to meter central heating and charge for it based on the quantity each household uses, aiming to help improve the province's air quality.