Two Chinese Antarctic expedition teams set off for Antarctic inland

2015-12-16 07:19:43

Snowmobiles of the Chinese Antarctic expedition inland teams leave the Zhongshan Antarctic Station, a Chinese scientific research base in Antarctica, Dec. 15, 2015. Two Chinese Antarctic expedition inland teams, including a total of 38 researchers, set off for Antarctic inland on Tuesday.

Asian Americans urged to speak up

2015-12-15 11:28:58

Former US Ambassador to China Gary Locke called on Asian Americans to stand up against racial discrimination, at a fundraising event for US Congressman Mike Honda on Monday in Cupertino, California.

4 Chinese students are Rhodes Scholars

2015-12-15 11:28:58

For the first time ever, Rhodes Scholarships have been awarded to students from the Chinese mainland.

Concrete actions needed to achieve the goal of Paris Climate Agreement

2015-12-15 19:01:10

Actions such as emission reduction and financial aid are needed to make the historic Paris Climate Agreement a successful one compared to the Copenhagen Accord, whose promises have not been met.

PM2.5 emission should be cut by half to meet national standard

2015-12-15 17:24:32

Other major air pollutants also need to be reduced drastically, with SO2 dropping by 40 percent and NOX by 45 percent, said an official.

Qingyang and Xi'an sign joint tourism agreement

2015-12-15 15:54:02

To further promote its tourism industry, Qingyang, a city in Gansu province, made close cooperation with Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi province and one of the most popular tourism destinations in China.

East China awaits wind

2015-12-15 14:24:21

Skyscrapers are cloaked in heavily polluted air in Shanghai, Dec 15. The air quality index in the city topped 300, indicating severe pollution hazardous to health.

Shanghai is Asia's most-expensive city for expats

2015-12-15 13:31:43

Shanghai is Asia's most-expensive city and the world's seventh most-expensive for expatriates, according to a cost-of-living survey.

Six calves cloned simultaneously in Henan

2015-12-15 10:41:04

Six male Blonde d'Aquitane calves were cloned from a small piece of their father's ear in Central China's Henan province, marking the first time that the nation has ever cloned these many Blonde d'Aquitane calves at one go.

Fairy tale tunnel of love in south China

2015-12-15 07:43:55

A deserted rail track in Heshan in south China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region has been transformed into a "tunnel of love" resembling the corridor in the Ukrainian town of Klevan. The line, designed for carrying coal, retired on Nov 30, 2010.

How apocryphal speech of Nobel laureate became a viral hit

2015-12-15 07:22:53

China's cyberspace is dotted with the flotsam and jetsam of educational and uplifting quotes, and quite a lot of them are made up.

Air pollution jumped to alarming levels last month

2015-12-14 07:44:09

Recent spells of severe smog engulfing northeastern and northern regions of China contributed to November's alarming rise in pollution levels.