Capital to clean water, reduce coal

2016-01-23 14:26:30

The Beijing municipal government will focus on "green development" by reducing coal consumption, cleaning up water and building more parks this year, the city's mayor said on Friday.

Migrant workers hit by wage defaults

2016-01-23 08:10:50

A total of 4,815 complaints regarding the wages of migrant workers were referred to public security organs for further investigation in 2015.

New combat support branch to play vital role

2016-01-23 07:41:36

The newly-established Strategic Support Force of the PLA will take charge of the military's space, cyberspace and electronic warfare operations.

Online attacks drop amid rising awareness

2016-01-23 04:25:10

The number of Chinese netizens who suffered online attacks fell last year as Internet companies and users increased their awareness of cybersecurity.

Outdoor workers fight freeze as temperatures plummet

2016-01-23 03:53:20

Teams of outdoor workers are braving falling temperatures, howling winds and snowstorms affecting many areas to keep vital services running.

Affiliate of Visual China Group acquires assets of Corbis Images

2016-01-22 21:23:16

Corbis and Visual China Group ("VCG"; Shenzhen Stock Exchange: 000681.SZ) today jointly announced that Unity Glory International Ltd. ("Unity Glory"), an affiliate of VCG owned by VCG's major shareholders, has acquired the assets and brands of Corbis' Images division, one of the world's leading image archives and content licensing businesses.

Beijing considering halving winter car use to cut smog

2016-01-22 18:56:39

Beijing lawmakers are considering measures to keep half the city's cars off the roads during the coldest months of the year, when coal-fired municipal heating tends to cause a lot of smog.

Record-breaking cold freezes 90 percent of China

2016-01-22 16:18:46

As a record-breaking strong cold wave sweeps 90 percent of China from north to south, many highways are closed and airport traffic disrupted.

In Hebei, workers' way blocked by snow

2016-01-22 15:38:49

Heavy snowfall slowed commutes around Hebei province on Friday, including buses loaded with hundreds of workers that were stalled outside the gates to a closed expressway.

Chinese student shot to fame in Iran for role in TV series

2016-01-22 15:14:25

A female Chinese student studying in Iran became well-known across the country after recently playing a role in Iran's top TV series The Capital.

China's warmest region not immune to cold snap

2016-01-22 14:42:06

Not even the southernmost tropical island of Hainan will escape the cold front sweeping across most of China,according to the local meteorological authority.

Whistleblower wears Spiderman mask to receive $68,400 award

2016-01-22 14:07:52

Informant wore a Spiderman mask to receive a biggest-ever $68,400 reward in Guangdong province for tipping off an international drug ring.