Woman flees from poor boyfriend's home

2016-02-15 08:03:20

The story of a young woman from a well-off Shanghai background and her boyfriend from a poor rural family created a huge online discussion about love during the Lunar New Year.

Yunnan florists cash in on lasting love

2016-02-15 08:03:20

A bunch of red roses is not such a surprising gift for Valentine's Day. But Zhang Hao, traveling from his home in London to Thailand to see his girlfriend on Feb 14, didn't have your average bunch of roses in mind.

Migrant workers bring jobs home

2016-02-15 08:03:20

As the birthplace of more than 2.8 million migrant workers, Fuyang city in East China's Anhui province is hoping to woo its sons home so they can help develop the local economy.

Shanghai obeys fireworks ban

2016-02-15 08:03:20

The Spring Festival holiday was a much quieter affair in Shanghai this year with the enforcement of a new citywide fireworks ban.

World's readers delight in Chinese books

2016-02-15 08:03:20

Chinese books are enjoying a surge in popularity overseas as growing numbers of international readers look to engage with the country's literary output, according to industry insiders.

Govt once pushed its sons away, now luring them back

2016-02-15 08:03:20

On Feb 4, four days before Spring Festival, I drove from the downtown area of Fuyang, Anhui province, to Linquan county.

Xinjiang cotton at crossroads of new Silk Road

2016-02-15 08:03:20

The Youngor cotton spinning factory is one of the biggest employers in Aksu, an agricultural town on the edge of the Taklamakan desert in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Thousands of passengers stranded at Dalian airport

2016-02-15 09:11:33

Thousands of passengers were stranded at the Dalian International Airport in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning province, Feb 14, 2016.

Severe weather disrupts travel rush

2016-02-15 08:31:50

Lingering rain and snow forced flight cancellations and closed highways in Northeast and South China on Saturday and Sunday, as millions of travelers returned home after the Spring Festival holiday.

Visitors enjoy cherry blossoms in South China's Guangdong

2016-02-15 08:21:20

Visitors enjoy cherry blossoms in South China's Guangdong

Getting into overseas students' good books

2016-02-15 03:45:51

China has made great progress in the provision of education for international students in the past four decades.

Long-distance train crew works through Spring Festival

2016-02-14 20:16:44

Crew members of train Z69/70, which runs between Beijing and Urumqi, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, get together for a photo in the dining carriage to welcome the Lunar New Year of the Monkey.