Chinese farmer spent 14 years travelling the world by tricycle

2016-01-15 11:33:58

A 60-year-old farmer from East China's Jiangsu province has travelled to 24 countries, covering more than 160,000 km on his tricycle.

A pottery maker's journey from poverty to well-off life

2016-01-15 11:14:06

A pottery maker in a remote Chinese village lifted his family out of poverty through his craft and then managed to grow his family business by three times following his handshake with President Xi Jinping in June.

Beggar spends hours drawing Mona Lisa with chalk

2016-01-15 09:35:42

A man creates a Mona Lisa portrait using colored chalk on a sidewalk in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province, Jan 14, 2016.

'#D-Strong' campaign in support of US boy with cancer

2016-01-15 09:31:14

'#D-Strong' campaign in support of US cancer boy

China gaining ground against graft

2016-01-15 08:00:10

While China is gaining ground to overcome corruption, the Communist Party of China has continued the fight against corruption to ensure clean governance.

Study overseas: New country, new life, new challenge

2016-01-15 08:00:10

Every year, thousands of young Chinese head overseas to study. For many, the thrill of moving into a new environment is overshadowed by feelings of alienation and a lack of friends in their host country. Wang Fan and Yuan Yue report from New York.

Agricultural researchers eyeing global outreach

2016-01-15 08:00:10

The Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences will establish an overseas agriculture research center to facilitate the export of more agricultural technologies and to encourage more international cooperation.

Meddlers in court cases to be named

2016-01-15 08:00:10

New rules aim to eliminate interference by govt officials, clamp down on ethics violations

'Best' chestnuts bring hefty fine

2016-01-15 08:00:10

A store that sells sugar-roasted chestnuts is facing a fine of 200,000 yuan ($30,500) after advertising its products as "the best" in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.

Sessions call out leaders on pollution

2016-01-15 08:00:10

Chinese environmental authorities summoned leaders from five cities over the past two days to reprimand them for severe pollution in their jurisdictions and for illegal - and damaging - mineral explorations in nature reserves.

Work to start on rail link with Iran

2016-01-15 08:00:10

The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region plans to start preliminary work on a railway linking China with Iran via Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Afghanistan within five years.

Number of human bird flu cases likely to rise

2016-01-15 07:59:41

More human infections from bird flu are expected before the spring, with sporadic human-to-human transmissions in China, according to the nation's top scientists.