Hopes voiced for next five years

2016-02-29 07:35:10

In the run-up to the two sessions, China Daily asked its reporters based around the world to seek opinions from academics, diplomats and business circles.

Luring shoppers home with quality

2016-02-29 02:49:13

Chinese shoppers' predilection for overseas products signals huge opportunities for domestic companies endeavoring to make better quality products.

5 confirmed dead after ship sinks in East China

2016-02-29 00:23:35

Rescuers have retrieved five bodies and are still searching for five others who remained missing after a fishing boat sank on the Yellow Sea on Saturday.

Celebrity microblogger's account closed for posting illegal info

2016-02-28 20:13:54

China's top Internet regulator on Sunday ordered the microblogging platforms of Sina and Tencent to shut down the accounts of Ren Zhiqiang, a celebrity blogger and property developer, for spreading illegal information.

Unique brown panda survives winter

2016-02-28 15:12:46

Rare brown panda Qi Zai has faced temperatures of minus 30 degrees Celsius in the remote Qinling Mountains of west China this winter, but has come through unscathed, according to staff with a "training base" toughening him up for release into the wild.

Buyers in East China go on housing spree

2016-02-28 14:39:17

Cities such as Shanghai and Hangzhou have seen a home buying spree in recent days amid housing inventory dropping, since the government issued a series of policies such as cutting deed and business taxes to spur purchases.

Death toll from China building collapse hits 6

2016-02-28 09:43:46

The death toll from an apartment building collapse in east China's Jiangxi Province has risen to six as rescuers ended a 34-hour rescue operation Sunday morning.

Behind China's rising divorce rate: impulse or relief?

2016-02-28 07:52:20

The divorce rate is rising rapidly. In 2014, 3.6 million Chinese couples broke up, almost double the number from a decade previously.

'Mermaid' becomes first Chinese movie to pass 3b yuan mark

2016-02-28 07:05:41

Stephen Chow's "The Mermaid," a comic love story and environmental parable, became the first Chinese movie to pass $460 million ticket sales mark on late Friday.

Chinese icebreaker completes second trip around Antarctica

2016-02-28 02:29:28

Chinese icebreaker Xuelong, or Snow Dragon, rounded off its second tour around Antarctica on Saturday.

Guangdong reports two new Zika infections

2016-02-28 02:13:23

China's southern province of Guangdong reported two new Zika infections on Saturday, according to local health authorities.

Five killed, one missing in China building collapse

2016-02-28 00:11:13

Five people have been confirmed dead in a residential building collapse in east China's Jiangxi Province, after rescuers retrieved four more bodies Saturday.