China to strengthen poverty relief in old revolutionary base areas

2016-02-02 01:07:08

China will increase poverty alleviation in old revolutionary base areas, mostly in the country's less-developed central and western parts, to boost local growth and improve people's livelihood.

China issues first sea ice yellow alert of the winter

2016-02-02 00:17:14

The National Marine Environmental Forecasting Center (NMEFC) of China issued a yellow alert for sea ice on Monday, the first this winter.

China's first soil pollution prevention regulations introduced

2016-02-01 22:10:01

The Fourth Session of The 12th Hubei People's Congress voted to pass "Soil Pollution Prevention and Control Regulation of Hubei Province", China's first local laws and regulations for the prevention of soil pollution on Monday.

Charity needed to tackle issues of human life and the environment

2016-02-01 16:55:29

A world top charity leader said the aim of charity is to tackle the relationships between human beings and nature, between human beings and their lives and among human beings.

Cross-border drug gang busted in SW China

2016-02-01 16:32:50

Police in Kunming in Southwest China's Yunnan province have 13 suspected members of a drug ring in custody, they announced on Monday.

Online community fears for monkey king ahead of Year of the Monkey

2016-02-01 15:08:21

Image of an injured monkey in Mount Emei went viral online, attracting the attention of a local wildlife organization which has come up with three plans to help it.

Fingerprint recognition required for marriage, divorce

2016-02-01 14:24:04

Fingerprint identification is now required for applicants who wish to get married or divorced in China, according to the amended Marriage Registration Regulations.

60% students apply for online loans, mostly for shopping: survey

2016-02-01 14:18:49

Over 60 percent of Chinese university students borrow money from online financial services, and most of it is spent on shopping, China Youth Daily reported.

Fad or future? Waiterless restaurants come to China

2016-02-01 13:39:38

Noodle restaurant Renrenxiang, in Beijing's downtown Guomao, has made a name for itself by doing something all-together different.

Chinese mom goes extra mile for daughter's breakfasts

2016-02-01 13:30:50

For many people, breakfast is a simple meal to be grabbed in a rush before heading out to work. Not so for Xiao Lina.

Global celebrations mark Chinese New Year

2016-02-01 10:54:44

Performers in Chinese opera costumes take part in a Chinese New Year event in central Zagreb, Croatia, on Saturday.

Migrant workers riding motorcycles home for Spring Festival reunion

2016-02-01 10:34:32

Around 40,000 motorbikes are expected to take migrant workers home for family reunions during this year's Chunyun, or Spring Festival travel rush, which started on Jan 24.