China in 2015: The year that was

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Chengdu designates 33 tax rebate stores

2015-12-31 18:28:28

A total of 33 tax rebate stores have been allocated around the capital of Southwest China's Sichuan province, Chengdu, as the city gears up for the tax rebate policy beginning Jan 1, 2016.

Environmental watchdog puts polluting products on blacklist

2015-12-31 17:21:39

In a recent effort to promote green development, China's environmental watchdog put more than 400 types of polluting products on a blacklist. The move means the export of these products will not be entitled to tax refunds and the processing trade will be banned, reported

Rescue plan rescheduled to save 8 miners trapped in collapsed mine

2015-12-31 16:03:49

Rescuers on Thursday stopped tunneling through a collapsed mine shaft in East China's Shandong province to reach eight survivors, over concerns of secondary cave-ins.

Tibet sees growth in wildlife population

2015-12-31 16:03:39

Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region has seen its wildlife population increase in recent decades thanks to protective measures.

Clamping down to clean up the air

2015-12-31 07:20:40

The 11 million-plus residents in Baoding, a city in Hebei province, have been living under a month-long red alert for smog.

Movie star's fake muscles spark heated debate online

2015-12-31 08:06:56

While female moviegoers are blown away by the muscular tough guy in a current big-screen hit, it turns out that the muscles are all fake.

Smog across N China over New Year holiday

2015-12-31 14:43:48

Heavy smog will once again hit the northern regions of China during the three-day New Year holiday, the weather observatory forecast Thursday.

Exhibition showcases Shaanxi cultural relics

2015-12-31 13:31:57

An exhibition showcasing foreign exchanges of cultural relics in Shaanxi in the past 50 years opened to the public for free in Shaanxi History Museum in Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi province, on Thursday.

China counts down to the New Year

2015-12-31 10:50:12

At eight hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time, China will ring in 2016 ahead of much of the rest of the world on Thursday night.

Asia's largest underground railway station opens in Shenzhen

2015-12-31 09:49:39

Asia's largest underground railway station opened on Wednesday in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, launching high-speed rail service between Guangzhou and Hong Kong.The new line slashes travel time between Guangzhou and Hong Kong to half an hour.

Fast food chain supplier stands trial over meat scandal

2015-12-31 09:35:05

Ten defendants representing the Shanghai and Hebei branches of Husi Food Co., a former supplier to McDonald's, KFC and Pizza Hut, stood trial on charges of producing and selling shoddy products.