Coasting to the finish

2013-01-22 07:41:03

Children ride homemade sleds on a frozen river in Gansu province on Monday.

Efforts to combat IPR infringement

2013-01-21 07:57:11

Vice-Premier Wang Qishan on Friday called for greater efforts to fight copyright infringement.

NGOs urged to fight poverty

2013-01-19 07:55:06

Non-governmental organizations should play a bigger role in reducing poverty, an NGO president said Friday.

Festive congee

2013-01-19 07:55:06

Female soldiers from the border inspection station of Nanjing, Jiangsu province, give free congee to widowed elderly people at the Lukou Senior Nursing Home on Friday, a day before the Laba Festival.

Cabinet approves science plan

2013-01-17 08:11:04

The State Council has approved a plan on infrastructure construction for major science and technology projects for the next two decades.

Room for everyone

2013-01-17 08:11:04

A reporter checks rooms of a new capsule hotel in Qingdao, Shandong province, on Tuesday.

9 killed, 28 injured in mine accident

2013-01-16 08:04:11

Nine people were killed and 28 others injured in an accident involving carbon monoxide poisoning at a gold mine in Jilin province early on Tuesday morning, local authorities said.

In safe hands

2013-01-16 08:04:11

After a truck involved in a crash was found to have more than 1,000 caged cats on board, volunteers joined hands to rescue the animals.

Govt apologizes for cremating victims

2013-01-15 07:52:49

Local authorities in Yunnan province have apologized to the families of 46 landslide victims after cremating the bodies without their approval.

Let's get rolling

2013-01-15 07:52:49

Soldiers in the Jiangsu Armed Police Corps stretch and fold up their quilts on a sports ground in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, on Monday. More than 500 soldiers participated in the event to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year.

Mine accident claims 8 lives

2013-01-14 07:54:44

Eight people died and three others were injured on Saturday in a coal mine accident in Liaoning province, local authorities said on Sunday.

Down with pants

2013-01-14 07:54:44

A commuter lets it all hang out at the annual "No Pants Subway Ride" in Shanghai on Sunday. The event, organized by Improv Everywhere, involves participants stripping down to their underwear as they ride the subway in the middle of winter.