As the first Chinese media to publish news page in Laos, Yunnan Daily Press Group(YDPG), the most influential media company in Southwest China's Yunnan Province,signed an agreement with Lao daily English newspaper Vientiane Times on Wednesday, to jointly run China·Yunnan as a supplement to Vientiane Times every Friday.
A high-profile former media executive was sentenced by a Shanghai court on Thursday to four years in prison for blackmailing companies by threatening negative coverage and forcing financial transactions.
Multiple measures implemented since last year intended to curb a rapid rise in Shanghai's population have been effective, and the city's population growth will plateau in the coming few years, experts said.
China seized 358 metric tons of endangered plants and animal parts, including ivory and rhinoceros horns, in 160 cases between January and November, up 7 percent year-on-year, the General Administration of Customs said on Thursday.
More than 5,000 rescuers with over 700 excavators and bulldozers are still searching through rubble for signs of life following Sunday's landslide at an industrial park in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, local authorities said Thursday.
The year 2015 witnessed some major breakthroughs by Chinese people in science, such as winning China's first Nobel Prize and rolling out the first large-scale domestically manufactured passenger airplane.