Expert proposes lower age limit for marriage

2016-01-07 08:27:13

The legal age for marriage in China should be changed to allow people to have children at an earlier age, a population and family planning expert said.

Second test flights performed at Nansha Islands

2016-01-07 08:26:29

China successfully carried out test flights of two commercial airliners on Wednesday at a newly built airfield in the Nansha Islands in the South China Sea.

Survey shows 2-child preference

2016-01-07 07:46:21

Shenzhen, Beijing and Shanghai had the largest number of respondents who said they had been single for more than three years, according to the survey.

Employers interfere with choice of pregnancy

2016-01-07 07:44:10

Liu Qian, a 31-year-old bank teller, is eligible to have a second child, but she has to wait because of the unwritten rules of her employer.

Xi urges production safety after 'blood lessons'

2016-01-06 22:25:37

Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for measures to stem the frequent occurrence of accidents arising from production safety risks in the country.

Villagers carve way through mountain to rid poverty

2016-01-06 22:13:24

Together with her fellow villagers, Deng Yingxiang used hammers and shovels to cut through a mountain, carving a path from her isolated village to the outside world.

Chinese herbal teas prolong the life of rats in new study

2016-01-06 19:59:18

Drinking Chinese herbal tea for the long term can help prolong the life of animals and improve their physical health, according to a new study.

China conducts successful test flights at newly-built airfield in South China Sea

2016-01-06 19:29:32

China successfully carried out test fights of two civilian aircraft on a newly-built airfield in the Nansha Islands of the South China Sea.

11 trapped in northwest China coal mine cave-in

2016-01-06 17:54:07

Eleven people were trapped underground following a coal mine cave-in in northwest China's Shaanxi province on Wednesday, local authorities said.

Fifty-eight bodies found in Shenzhen landslide

2016-01-06 17:53:50

Workers have now recovered 58 bodies from the Shenzhen landslide, 18 days after the accident, said local authorities.

Horse folk cultural festival kicks off in N China's Inner Mongolia

2016-01-06 09:46:21

Herdsmen riding horses take part in an opening ceremony of horse folk culture in West Ujimqin Banner, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, Jan 5, 2016.

Waste not, want not

2016-01-06 08:20:36

Compared with many of his middle-aged peers, who are conventional and wary of new developments, Wang Yuanyuan is an exception.