Free of re-election pressures, US President Barack Obama used the inauguration speech for his second term to spell out an unabashedly liberal agenda.
Kerry, Hagel could improve Sino-US ties
Beijing's tap water will not lead to the formation of stones in an organ or duct of the human body, known as lithiasis, an official said, in the latest effort to ease public doubts about water quality.
A leading member of the Japanese government arrived in Beijing on Tuesday in a bid to ease tension over the Diaoyu Islands.
An increasing number of middle-class Chinese are buying luxury goods outside the Chinese mainland, with more overseas travel driving the trend, a KPMG report said on Tuesday.
Despite rising labor costs and an aging population, China is still regarded as the top destination for manufacturing, says an int'l report on Tuesday.
A senior Chinese official Tuesday urged more efforts to fight against illegal publications, obscene Internet content and piracy to create a sound social and cultural environment.
Backstreet boy band was in Beijing to announce the start of its 20th anniversary world tour in China this May.
About 239,600 babies were born in Shanghai in 2012, the most ever since 2002, according to the city’s Health Bureau.
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), vowed to unswervingly fight against corruption during a CPC disciplinary watchdog meeting on Tuesday.
Beijing will strengthen its efforts to treat PM2.5 and slash the density of major air pollutants by 2 percent this year, the municipality's acting mayor said Tuesday.
The Japanese government on late Monday confirmed seven Japanese were killed in a hostage crisis in Algeria, local media reported.
Expectations are running high for improved Sino-US relations after US President Barack Obama was sworn in for another four years.