HK govt mulls 'medical beauty' ban

2012-10-15 14:21:33

The Hong Kong government vowed to clamp down on the beauty industry in the wake of medical blunders that left one woman dead and three in hospital.

CPC recruits 26m new members

2012-10-10 08:05:31

The Communist Party of China recruited more than 26.66 million members from 2002 to 2011. The total number of CPC members exceeds 82 million.

High hopes

2012-10-10 08:05:31

Basketball star Yao Ming prepares to sign his name on a student's T-shirt at Shanghai Nan Yang Model High School, his alma mater, on Tuesday.

Boy's illness not serious infection

2012-10-09 08:06:58

Hong Kong health authorities ruled out a suspected case of a novel coronavirus infection on Monday.

That sinking feeling

2012-10-09 08:06:58

An illicit sand-mining boat capsized at the Bashazhou section of the Yangtze River in Wuhan, Hubei province, on Sunday. The boat, which was about 30 meters long, broke into two pieces, and the rear half sank. Four people on board escaped and swam to a nearby boat.

Taiwan opposition leader on mainland

2012-10-08 08:08:34

Frank Hsieh, the highest-level member of Taiwan's opposition party ever to visit the mainland, met State Councilor Dai Bingguo and the mainland's top cross-Straits negotiator Chen Yunlin on Sunday.

New Moon

2012-10-08 08:08:34

A pupil uses an empty mooncake box to arrange yarns and hats on Sunday. The Sunshine Future Arts School in Xiangyang, Hubei province, has asked students to recycle mooncake boxes for handicraft projects.

E-mail set up for tips on fugitives

2012-09-28 08:06:01

The Ministry of Public Security recently opened an e-mail address to receive clues on Chinese suspected of crimes who fled overseas.

Cultural reform hitting its goals

2012-09-27 07:46:12

President Hu Jintao met participants of the award conference of national cultural system reform work at the Great Hall of the People on Wednesday.

Strong as an ox

2012-09-27 07:46:12

A group of men test their strength against a bull at the Black Ox Festival in Gaoqing, Shandong province, on Tuesday.

Soldiers together again

2012-09-25 08:07:58

Wei Wanze (left), a 100-year-old veteran, shakes hands with veteran Lin Zhongde, 91, at a gathering ahead of Mid-Autumn Festival in Nanning, the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. Thirty-seven veterans who fought in the War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression (1937-45) attended the gathering on Sunday.

Report: China IPR pledges honored

2012-09-25 08:07:58

China's pledges to protect and promote intellectual property rights, have been honored and will continue to be fulfilled, People's Daily reported on Sunday.