Scores held, 15 infants freed as crime ring busted

2016-01-20 05:18:05

Police in Sichuan province have cracked a major crime ring and arrested 78 suspected infant-traffickers, authorities said on Tuesday.

Group endangering China's national security busted

2016-01-19 21:49:22

State security organs and public security departments have busted an illegal group which attempted to endanger China's national security in the name of defending human rights.

China attracts 3 mln overseas talents in the past five years

2016-01-19 20:32:59

China attracted some 3 million foreign experts during the five-year period from 2011 to 2015, an official said in Beijing on Tuesday.

Chinese police seize 53 telecom fraud suspects

2016-01-19 19:43:04

Chinese police have seized 53 suspects for telecom fraud involving more than 10 million yuan ($1.6 million dollars), police from Northwest China's Shaanxi province said Tuesday at a press conference.

Counterfeit Viagra, other fake drugs seized

2016-01-19 19:26:21

Police seized more than 88,000 counterfeit Viagra pills and 95,000 other doses of fake aphrodisiacs after cracking a major counterfeit medicine ring last year in Dongguan, a Pearl River delta city of Guangdong province.

Report quantifies pollution of China's 245.77m vehicles

2016-01-19 18:35:14

Vehicles across China emitted over 45 million tonnes of pollutants in 2014, a dip of 0.5 percent from a year earlier, according to an annual report on vehicle pollution.

Tibet earmarks 200 bln yuan to build roads

2016-01-19 18:33:55

Tibet autonomous region in southwest China will spend 238.8 billion yuan (about $37 billion) to build roads in order to improve transportation by 2020.

Fifteen infants rescued as Sichuan baby-trafficking ring busted

2016-01-19 18:21:24

Police in southwest China's Sichuan province rescued 15 infants, some sick with colds and pneumonia, after busting a major human-trafficking ring and arresting 78 people involved in supplying babies to wealthy buyers.

China reports fewer fire casualties in 2015

2016-01-19 17:31:51

China reported 1,742 deaths from fires in 2015, a year-on-year decrease of 4 percent, data from the Ministry of Public Security showed Tuesday.

Cold wave sweeps across China

2016-01-19 17:26:18

Most parts of China will experience a rapid drop in temperatures together with snow and rain in coming days as a strong cold front is on the way to hit.

Young bookworms turn subway carriage into reading room

2016-01-19 16:57:42

Chinese youngsters read books in a subway carriage for half-an-hour during the "Let Reading Occupy the Subway" campaign in Beijing on Sunday. Some 53 participants, including three foreigners, took part in the campaign, which aims to encourage people to read more books.

Internet adds spin to China's circular economy

2016-01-19 16:27:43

The recycling sector is one of the beneficiaries of Chinese government's "Internet Plus" initiative to enable more businesses to harness the Internet.