China mulls law amendment to advocate 'one couple, two children'

2015-12-21 10:48:02

Chinese lawmakers are considering amending the family planning law to advocate couples having two children amid efforts to counter shrinkage of the work force and ageing population.

Xi'an Jiaotong University's Child Prodigy class celebrates 30 years

2015-12-21 10:01:18

The Child Prodigy Class launched by Xi'an Jiaotong University, one of China's top universities based in Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi province, is celebrating its achievements of selecting and training those with exceptional intelligence over the past 30 years.

Pediatrician shortage takes toll on child services

2015-12-21 08:33:28

Some children's hospitals in China have been shut down due to a severe shortage of pediatricians, which has brought headaches to many parents across the country.

Low-grade coal is cheaper, but poses pollution challenge

2015-12-21 08:33:43

The recurring gray smog in Beijing is a symbol of the thorny side of the country's modernization. The challenge is how to alter the use of the inferior coal that's responsible for much of it.

Sniff patrol identifies stinky hazards

2015-12-21 08:33:28

Chen Yuanyuan has a talent for identifying odors collected in special bags from landfills and industrial plants.

Turnover up slightly in workplaces

2015-12-21 08:33:28

As China's economic growth has slowed, many enterprises, especially in the manufacturing sector, have undertaken transformations and upgrades that have increased the turnover rate of employees this year, a recent survey showed.

Guangdong police smash triad gang

2015-12-21 08:33:28

Police in the capital of Guangdong province detained 80 suspected members of a triad-related gang led by a local village head surnamed Jiang in two special operations this year.

Stealth tech on view in Beijing parade

2015-12-21 08:17:23

Stealth technology was applied to the wheels of missile transporters used in the Sept 3 parade in Beijing marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

China names first counterterrorism chief

2015-12-21 07:57:34

Liu Yuejin, a key figure in China's crackdown on illegal narcotics, has been appointed as the first commissioner of counterterrorism.

Beijing may miss annual goal for air quality due to smog

2015-12-21 06:57:12

Frequent spells of smog, which has hit Beijing four times since last month, may make it difficult for the capital to achieve its annual air quality improvement goal.

59 missing as landslide hits South China

2015-12-21 06:42:55

A total of 59 people went missing after a landslide buried 22 residential and industrial buildings on Sunday in Shenzhen.

Shenzen landslide survivors share their escape stories

2015-12-20 20:48:11

Survivors tell their story of escape