Stallholders bid farewell to capital

2016-02-04 07:45:37

A once popular market area near the Beijing Zoo closes on Thursday, bringing an end to the must-go destination.

Stranded passengers at Guangzhou station evacuated

2016-02-04 10:36:52

Most of the 50,000 holiday travelers stranded by bad weather in and around Guangzhou railway station in south China have departed aboard trains thanks to authorities' evacuation efforts.

Zika curbs to include mosquito mass extermination

2016-02-04 07:44:58

As the weather turns warmer and China faces a higher risk of local transmission of the Zika virus, the top virus-prevention authority plans a large-scale extermination of mosquitoes to cut off transmission of the virus.

Power transmission line built to curb smog in China's business hub

2016-02-04 09:32:32

Construction on a power transmission line to distribute power from southwest China's Yunnan province to the Pearl River Delta region in Guangdong province began Wednesday, in a move to ease its power shortages and alleviate the worsening smog problems.

All you need to know about Ciba

2016-02-04 08:46:40

As the annual Spring Festival or Chinese New Year approaches, President Xi Jinping paid a three-day visit to East China's Jiangxi province.

Maintenance crews check trains inch by inch

2016-02-04 08:42:38

Every day Beijing south multiple depot starts getting busy at dusk when work is winding down in other places.

Taking a scalpel to hospital ticket scalpers

2016-02-04 07:45:37

High demand for medical services has provided golden opportunities for unscrupulous gangs to fleece unsuspecting patients at some of the nation's major hospitals. Despite an official crackdown, the law-breakers continue to operate.

Kindness walls bringing extra warmth to the needy

2016-02-04 07:30:11

Everything on the "Wall of Kindness" is free to those who need it, giving the city's homeless and impoverished residents a chance to dress themselves in warm clothes amid the recent cold.

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.

Ten most heartwarming stories about Spring Festival Rush

2016-02-03 17:11:20

A total of 196 female conductors from Chengdu railway section of Sichuan province have been dubbed "railway mothers" after they volunteered to pay special attention to children travelling with their parents or grandparents during the Spring Festival, reported.

Satellite images simply out of this world

2016-02-03 17:03:52

China released the first pictures taken by its Gaofen-4 Earth observation satellite on Wednesday. They mark the first time a spacecraft has taken high-resolution images of our mother planet from an altitude of 36,000 km.

KFC wins compensation for faked articles over mutant chickens

2016-02-03 16:42:42

KFC won compensation of $91,200 from three companies that distributed fake articles accusing the fast food giant of selling abnormal chickens.