Beijing makes it easier for foreign talent to get green card

2016-02-25 23:23:38

Beijing hopes to attract more "elite foreigners" after it eases permanent-residence requirements, local authorities said Thursday.

Two-child question worries female job seekers in Chongqing

2016-02-25 21:08:08

The new two-child policy is making job hunting more difficult for women as about 40 percent said they were asked whether they planned to have a second child during job interviews, according to a report in Chongqing.

Cruise line to expand homeports in China

2016-02-25 20:14:15

Princess Cruises is to expand its presence in China by launching a new homeport in Xiamen, Fujian province this year.

First Zika case in Guangdong discharged from hospital

2016-02-25 19:48:23

A man suffering the first case of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in South China's Guangdong province was discharged from a Guangzhou hospital on Thursday after two weeks of treatment.

Closed communities: Ancient urban planning upended

2016-02-25 17:46:53

Closed communities were constructed for different reasons in ancient and modern times.

Marriage too costly for some rural bachelors in China

2016-02-25 17:36:19

Migration from rural areas to cities and an imbalance between the sexes has left the cost of marriage unaffordable for some country families.

DNA database helps son reunite with parents

2016-02-25 15:59:17

Seventeen years ago, at the age of 5, Lei Tao was lured away from his home in Qianyang county in Shaanxi province by a child trafficker's promise of fireworks, and sold to a family without a son in Yichuan county in Henan province.

27th Group Army becomes first army in PLA to relocate HQ

2016-02-25 15:58:28

The 27th Group Army has moved from North China's Hebei province to a new barracks in Shanxi province by the end of last year, PLA Daily reports.

32 indicted for trafficking pangolins, bear claws in E China

2016-02-25 15:52:37

Prosecutors in East China's Zhejiang province have charged 32 people for trafficking and selling endangered animals.

Beijing falls short on electric charging spots, bus modifications

2016-02-25 15:35:19

Beijing built only four charging spots for electric-powered city buses in the last year, falling far short of its target of 172 piles, and modified less than 10 percent of the buses it had planned to make more environmentally friendly.

Hebei to close more polluting firms

2016-02-25 15:25:45

North China's Hebei province, neighboring Beijing, is planning a purge of small polluting firms this year.

Elders, children cope alone in village after Spring Festival reunion

2016-02-25 15:10:30

With China undergoing massive urbanization, more working-age villagers are migrating to cities, leaving behind elders and children.