Research to be stepped up to help Beijing fight against smog

2016-02-19 07:59:16

Beijing is to strengthen research on air quality forecasting with data from more monitoring stations to improve decisions taken to curb smog.

Demand surges for DNA tests after population policy change

2016-02-19 07:51:20

Demand for DNA tests has soared in Southwest China's Sichuan province as unregistered citizens look to obtain household registration permits following a national policy change.

More youth involved in drug trade

2016-02-19 07:15:17

The number of youths using illegal drugs increased last year, accounting for 62 percent of registered users nationwide, the 2015 China Drug Situation Report shows.

More cities will be covered by air quality forecasting services

2016-02-19 06:48:57

China plans to expand air quality forecasting services to cover more cities after the opening of a national website at the start of the year.

Ethnic Kazakh brothers likened to 'kinsfolk'

2016-02-19 06:42:44

It is not the first time that Lu, 65, an entrepreneur, has helped residents in Qinghe county, or his neighbors in a broader sense. Apart from funding unprivileged people, he also teaches skills to local young people, which enable them to support themselves and their families.

Infectious diseases kill 16,744 Chinese in 2015

2016-02-19 05:56:45

A total of 16,744 people died as a result of infectious diseases on the Chinese mainland in 2015, according to official data revealed on Thursday.

China to ease permanent residence application for foreigners

2016-02-19 01:17:53

Evaluation of applicants' qualifications should serve the country's development strategies, reflect market demand and be quantifiable.

China unveils stricter measures targeting winter air pollution

2016-02-18 21:15:20

The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) has unveiled targeted and stricter measures to address severe air pollution in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region during the winter heating season.

China to use more new energy vehicles in public institutions

2016-02-18 20:37:11

More public institutions will have greener fleets by 2020, the central authority said Thursday.

New report shows decline in illegal drug trade

2016-02-18 16:52:02

People under the age of 35 accounted for 61.3 percent of the total 194,000 suspects of illegal drug trade last year, an annual report released by the Public Security Ministry shows.

Search for three missing children continues

2016-02-18 16:14:51

Three children who went missing on Tuesday morning from a village in Jinhua city, Zhejiang province, haven't been found by 2:30 pm Thursday after an inch-by-inch search by rescue teams.

Restaurant ripping off diners closed down

2016-02-18 15:41:34

A restaurant in Northeast China has been ordered to suspend business for fraudulent behavior after it allegedly charged customers exhorbitant prices for fish it sold.