Conditions set by a Dutch collector for the return of a mummified buddha believed stolen from an east China village in 1995 have been rejected by the villagers and a top legal academic.
Chinese people of working age are becoming better educated, with 15.8 percent of them having received some form of higher education, said the Ministry of Education on Thursday.
The construction of Beijing's new airport is behind schedule due to lagging land requisition and demolition work, the country's top auditing authority said on Thursday.
A subsidiary administrative center due to be built in suburban Tongzhou as part of plans to ease overcrowding in Beijing will be completed in 2017, the city's vice mayor said on Thursday.
A young Chinese couple, each weighing around 440 pounds, has caught national attention as they fight to lose weight in preparation for their first child.
Beijing lifts its first red alert at noon as planned and the clean air is expected to last less than two days before air pollution comes back on Saturday.
Guiyu, China's largest disposal center for electronic trash, on Thursday told all electronic recycling firms they must relocate to an industrial park so pollution can be managed.
Two giant pandas Jia Jia and Meng Meng settled into the breeding base in June 2015 and will stay for three years for both public viewing and scientific research, where there is the farthest north a panda has resided for a long period in China.
The northern Chinese industrial hub of Baoding, Hebei Province, ordered thousands of factories to suspend or limit production as it continued to choke under smog on Wednesday.
The satellite, developed by China Academy of Space Technology, will provide radio, TV transmission and broadband services for the country's radio stations, TV stations, radio transmitting stations and cable networks.
Mental health experts want more research done on how periods of serious pollution can cause "the smog blues."
A total of 371 high-polluting chemical and construction enterprises in Beijing have slowed or suspended production amid the most serious smog in recent years.