Tibet sees remarkable reduction of illiteracy rate

2015-12-09 19:31:58

Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region has seen its illiteracy rate of people aged between 15 and 60 nearly halved during the past five years, according to local educational authorities.

Belt and Road Initiative a boost to nuclear industry

2015-12-09 19:39:22

The implementation of the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road initiative will add more fuel to China's nuclear industry, said Qian Zhimin, general manager of the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) on Tuesday in Beijing.

Air purifier sales soar as smog settles in

2015-12-09 18:53:42

Growing concerns about the health risks of China's smog have led to a jump in the winter sales of air purifiers.

China removes over 1 million high-emission vehicles from roads

2015-12-09 18:41:36

China removed 1.17 million high-emission vehicles from roads nationwide in the first 11 months of this year, the Ministry of Environmental Protection announced on Wednesday.

National railway's test makes ticket buyers feel 'illiterate'

2015-12-09 15:51:43

12306.cn, the only official website in the country allowed to sell train tickets, has been receiving numerous complaints about the verification code test users must pass to buy tickets online.

Xi'an Jiaotong University to boost ties with Central Asian colleges

2015-12-09 13:46:04

Xi'an Jiaotong University based in Xi'an, the capital of Northwest Shaanxi province, is focusing more on promoting educational and research cooperation with the universities in Central Asian countries.

Aging population could shrink workforce by 10% in China

2015-12-09 10:49:15

The fraying of the population could shrink the number of working-age adults by more than 10 percent in China by 2040, a report from the World Bank said.

Severe smog brings mask panic buying

2015-12-09 09:59:08

Smog in parts of north China, including Beijing, from Sunday, has prompted Lisa Wu and parents of her son's classmates to buy a high-end air purifier for their kids.

30 sentenced for running casinos in south China

2015-12-09 09:54:37

Thirty people were given prison terms on Tuesday of up to 6 years for running casinos in south China's Yunnan Province.

Polluters continue operations despite smog

2015-12-09 09:54:37

The Ministry of Environmental Protection has demanded local environment protection authorities punish enterprises that had fail to initiate emergency response plans to cope with smog, said a statement Tuesday.

Snow sculpture contest kicks off in Harbin

2015-12-09 09:34:40

A participant creates a snow sculpture during an snow sculpture contest for university students in Harbin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang province, Dec 8, 2015.

33-car pileup leaves six dead, four injured in Shanxi

2015-12-09 08:51:04

33-car pileup leaves six dead, four injured in Shanxi.