24-hour registration

2012-08-21 08:03:52

People wait in line to register at the eastern compound of the Peking Union Medical College Hospital on Sunday evening, the first day the hospital adopted 24-hour registration. Patients can now register after 8 pm to attend the outpatient department the next day, eliminating the need to arrive early in the morning to make an appointment.

Mild air pollution to continue

2012-08-20 08:01:15

Mild air pollution is expected to continue shrouding the capital for the next two days due to the weather, authorities said.

Shop keeper arrested for selling poisoned food

2012-08-16 20:31:28

Police in the Tongchuan district of Dazhou, Sichuan province, have detained a shop keeper for causing a couple to take home chicken bottoms mixed with rat poison.

China's last emperor's house demolished

2012-08-15 16:41:08

The residence of Aisin-Gioro Puyi (1906-67), the last ruler of China, has become a pile of rubble, Beijing News reported.

Suspect detained for online rumors

2012-08-14 20:43:53

A suspect was detained on Monday for spreading rumors on the Internet that seven police officers died in an explosion in the downtown area of Jieshou city in East China’s Anhui province.

BMW driver who killed four detained

2012-08-14 20:31:53

A BMW driver who killed four people after racing in Dongguan on Sunday evening was put in criminal detention, Yangcheng Evening News reported

10-year-old calls police for homework help

2012-08-14 17:07:13

"I've got a trouble, can you help me?" a 10-year-old boy asked the police for homework help as he dialed 110 in Henan province, on Aug 5.

County Party bars disrespectful and dishonest

2012-08-14 15:56:45

Applicants who do not care for their parents or ensure their children's education will be excluded from the Party, according to a new rule in a Central China’s county, Xinhua reported Tuesday.

Official fired after sex photos go viral

2012-08-14 15:33:03

A university official was dismissed after being recognized in a group of sex photos exposed online, Beijing News reported.

National Geographic launches camp in China

2012-08-08 21:24:36

China Education TV, National Geographic Channel and Yunnan TV celebrated the opening of a summer camp they initiated together in Beijing on Aug 7.

Motorists use fake permits to avoid tolls

2012-08-08 20:32:00

Some private vehicles in Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei province, have used fake permits from flood control authorities to avoid paying highway tolls, local media reported on Wednesday.

Woman killed by jellyfish stings

2012-08-08 19:48:56

A woman died on July 28 after she was stung by jellyfish while on vacation in Beidaihe in Qinhuangdao, Hebei province, local media reported on Wednesday.