China to innovate permanent residence policy to attract foreign talent

2016-02-19 15:20:56

China will ease the permanent resident application process for foreigners and provide them with better services, in the hope of attracting more international talent.

Missing children found safe in nearby village

2016-02-19 12:09:52

Three children whose disappearance inspired a massive search were found safe in Changshan village on Friday morning, nearly 72 hours after they were last seen in Pujiang county, Zhejiang province.

Beijing expects 300,000 newborns in Year of Monkey

2016-02-19 11:21:53

The boom is expected as the Year of the Monkey is considered auspicious and also due to the abolishment of one-child policy.

Tired woman ties up head to sleep on subway

2016-02-19 10:55:40

A woman was so tired that she dozed on a subway while letting her head hang in a scarf tied to a handrail, a local newspaper in Southwest China's Chongqing reported.

Shooting for the stars

2016-02-19 10:34:02

Dai Jianfeng took four years to complete his transformation from automobile engineer to astronomy photographer. His stunning work has been published on the websites of NASA, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in the United States, and other international media sites dedicated to space and astronomy. A Japanese website even dubbed him "Universe Boy" in a story about his photos.

PLA Air Force sets up anti-drone unit

2016-02-19 07:59:47

A specialized unit dedicated to detecting and dealing with small unmanned aircraft has been set up within the People's Liberation Army Air Force.

Rich Chinese splurge on sportswear as luxury's lustre dims

2016-02-19 09:44:51

GPS sport watches, compression leggings and hydration packs are the new must-haves for wealthy Chinese, pumping up the multi-billion dollar sportswear industry.

Urgent remedy sought for pediatrician shortage

2016-02-19 09:36:03

The stressful, and sometimes dangerous, working conditions, scant salaries and low social status endured by children's doctors in China has resulted in a lack of qualified practitioners.

China starts safety check for school buses as new semester draws near

2016-02-19 09:25:03

Drivers check extinguishers on a school bus in Taicang, East China's Jiangsu province, Feb 18, 2016. Safety check for school buses were started in many places of the country as the new semester draws near. [Photo/Xinhua]

Tribunal to hear environmental cases

2016-02-19 07:59:47

Specialized court would improve efficiency and ensure quality verdicts

Record amounts of digital hongbao given to the young

2016-02-19 07:59:47

Wang Chuxin grinned from ear to ear when his mother, Chen Xiaochong, brought him to a cinema on Thursday.

Hospitals to require advance bookings

2016-02-19 07:59:47

Patients with nonemergency conditions will soon have to make advance appointments before going to a major hospital in Beijing.