Festive familiy fare

2016-02-06 03:00:22

Xu Junqian lists the type of dishes that can be found on the table of every household in Shanghai during the Spring Festival.

Uptown whirl

2016-01-29 09:27:56

The rocketing prices of upscale homes in Shenzhen have got local media debating over whether the southern economic powerhouse can overtake Shanghai and Beijing to lead the national luxury market, which is usually regarded as the weather vane of the overall real estate sector.

Snowboarder thrills hometown crowd in Urumqi

2016-02-03 08:17:20

Darmin Bieyishan, one of the most popular snowboarders at the 13th National Winter Games, was thrilled to compete in the half-pipe before a hometown crowd in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. The audience for the first Games hosted outside Northeast China returned the feeling.

China stops approving new coal mines

2016-02-05 21:52:58

China won't approve any new coal mines before the end of 2019, the State Council said on Friday, as authorities work to slash overcapacity in the industry.

Shanghai business district to step up development

2016-02-05 20:29:43

Shanghai Hongqiao Central Business District will step up efforts in its construction work, and is looking forward to achieving more development breakthroughs in 2016.

Online platform to help oversea job hunters

2016-02-05 20:29:43

Shanghai recently launched a public foreign labor service account at WeChat, an online message platform, which works to provide effective and quality service for people who seek overseas work.

Improperly stored hazardous materials blamed for Tianjin blasts

2016-02-05 18:45:27

The Tianjin warehouse explosions in August that killed at least 165 people were caused by ignition of improperly or illegally stored hazardous materials.

Pregnancy brings mother new hope after son's death in Tianjin warehouse blast

2016-02-05 18:34:11

A woman who lost her 19-year-old son in the Tianjin warehouse explosion has conceived another child through in vitro fertilization.

Shenzhen offers awards, funds to attract IT talent

2016-02-05 17:02:10

Home to several IT and innovation companies, including Huawei, BYD and Tencent, China's southern city Shenzhen is thirsty to attract more creative talents to fuel its technology-driven economy.

Prohibited specimens seized in Sichuan

2016-02-05 16:44:20

Three prohibited specimens smuggled into China from Malaysia have been seized in Chengdu, Sichuan province.