New rocket force gets facility to acclimate its soldiers

2016-02-01 07:55:40

The People's Liberation Army has said it is testing its new rocket force with various battlefield scenarios, including extreme weather and strong electronic jamming.

Veteran, reformist dies at 99

2016-02-01 07:56:11

Yuan Geng, a prominent figure in the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression (1937-45) and a pioneer of China's reform and opening-up, has died. He was 99.

China to see 137m overseas tourists in 2016

2016-02-01 08:06:46

This would be the second year of growth in inbound tourism after the country saw years of decline in foreign tourists since 2011.

Railway transportation sees travel peak as Spring Festival draws near

2016-02-01 07:32:27

Railway transportation witnessed a travel peak as the Spring Festival draws near.

'The most difficult job of my life'

2016-02-01 04:52:21

For Rudi Wolf, the past month has been the most challenging and tiring he has ever had to endure. It has also been one of the most rewarding.

More measures sought to protect wildlife habitats

2016-02-01 04:35:10

Conservationists want mandatory provisions to be included in a revised draft of the Law on Protection of Wildlife, along with support measures.

Snow disrupts China's pre-holiday travel rush

2016-02-01 00:54:57

Rare heavy snow hit several central and eastern Chinese provinces Sunday, disrupting a pre-holiday travel rush that involves millions of people.

NW China province probes arrests of reporters

2016-01-31 20:20:31

Procuratorate in northwest China's Gansu Province confirmed Sunday they have launched an investigation into the arrests of three journalists.

Thousands of smuggled turtles seized in Shanghai

2016-01-31 20:12:16

Shanghai customs said Sunday they seized more than 2,000 endangered turtles last November in what could be the city's largest turtle smuggling case.

SW China province seize 23 tonnes of drugs in 2015

2016-01-31 18:40:08

Police in China's southwestern province of Yunnan seized 23.3 tonnes of illegal narcotics in 2015, the police authority said Sunday.

Beijing tops Chinese cities in spending

2016-01-31 13:47:08

Beijing retained China's biggest shopping city in 2015, as online shopping fever continued to buoy retail sales and drove brands to open online stores.