Beijing's 2nd red alert for smog to last 4 days

2015-12-19 08:08:49

Beijing issued its second red alert for smog, the highest-level warning, on Friday as the national weather authorities said that more smoggy days are ahead due to higher temperatures and a lack of snow this winter.

Despite plastic surgery, fugitive executive caught

2015-12-19 08:08:49

Police have detained an investment executive accused of embezzling millions of dollars, despite the fact that he had fled to Thailand and underwent plastic surgery, police in Jiangxi province said on Thursday.

China publicizes religious sites info against fake monks scam

2015-12-18 20:05:22

China has made information of all registered Buddhist and Taoist sites available online in an attempt to eliminate "fake" monks from begging in the streets.

Shanghai taking safety precautions for upcoming NYE party

2015-12-18 19:24:21

Xintiandi, an affluent car-free shopping, eating and entertainment district of Shanghai, will be hosting a major outdoor countdown party to celebrate the new year of 2016.

Fashion show features Sichuan silk

2015-12-18 19:16:43

Despite drizzle rain and the cold weather in the western suburbs of Chengdu, representatives from the fashion world gathered in the Lifestyle Center on Friday where a fashion show was in full effect.

Beijing court upholds verdict in TV drama plagiarism case

2015-12-18 15:34:17

A court in Beijing rejected an appeal by mainland scriptwriter Yu Zheng on Friday in a plagiarism case with popular Taiwan romance novelist Chiung Yao as the plaintiff.

No survival chance for 19 trapped in China mine fire

2015-12-18 15:30:21

The 19 miners trapped in a coal mine following an explosion in northeast China have no chance of survival due to excessive levels of poisonous gases and high temperatures, the rescue team said Friday.

Internet of Things is the best business opportunity: Zhou Hongyi

2015-12-18 14:04:41

The Internet of Things is the best business opportunity in the next five years, said Zhou Hongyi, chairman of Qihoo 360 Technology Co Lt, at a sub forum of the Second World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province on Friday.

Lab explosion kills one on campus in Beijing

2015-12-18 12:39:04

A laboratory in Tsinghua University exploded on Friday morning and a lab assistant was killed, according to source from Beijing municipal fire authority. The explosion is still under investigation.

Chinese man wrongly jailed for alleged murder applies for state compensation

2015-12-18 10:50:50

A Chinese man who was wrongly jailed for seven years for a murder he did commit applied for 2.82 million yuan (435,185 U.S. dollars) in state compensation Thursday.

China unveils software for independent nuclear power technology

2015-12-18 10:47:04

China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) made public the country's first software package tailored to its own nuclear power technology on Thursday, a crucial step for exporting nuclear construction.

China's disabled elderly people to reach 100m by mid-century

2015-12-18 10:41:05

The number of elderly people with disabilities or dementia in China will reach 100 million by mid-century when the country's aged population hits its peak, according to an international seminar on long-term care for the elderly.