Man accused of killing 8 people

2012-08-02 17:23:58

A man stabbed to death nine people and seriously injured four others in Xinbin county, Northeast China's Liaoning province, on Wednesday, local police said on Thursday.

Red Cross urged to have spokesperson

2012-08-01 08:05:11

The Red Cross Society of China should have its own spokesperson to disclose information in a timely manner, the central government said.

Tears of joy

2012-08-01 08:05:11

Suo Shijun, a miner who was rescued from a collapsed coal mine in Pu'an, Guizhou province, hugs his wife in the Qianxinan Bouyei-Miao Autonomous Prefecture People's Hospital on Monday. Five miners, who had been trapped in the Anlilai Coal Mine since the accident on July 25, were all rescued on Sunday.

Six officers receive rank of general

2012-07-31 08:07:46

President Hu Jintao conferred the rank of general on six senior military and police officers in Beijing on Monday.

From bay watch to bodyguards

2012-07-31 08:07:46

Prospective bodyguards are put through their paces at Queen Bay in Sanya, Hainan province, on Monday, as 109 trainees gathered for a one-month training course.

Charity regulations tightened

2012-07-30 08:06:10

The Ministry of Civil Affairs has published a new set of regulations governing charity foundations, which require regular financial reports and tighter internal management structures.

Going with the flow

2012-07-30 08:06:10

Residents in Wuhu city, East China's Anhui province, enjoy a moment of cool in a tsunami experience center on Saturday. The highest temperature on the day was 37 C.

A big banner day

2012-07-27 08:04:40

A girl at an art school in Xiangyang, Central China's Hubei province, on Thursday paints on a large scroll at an event marking the coming London Olympic Games.

School funding concerns parents

2012-07-27 08:04:40

Chinese parents are concerned over uneven funding to primary and middle schools, according to a survey released on Thursday.

Water watch

2012-07-26 08:00:02

Officers of the Armed Police Force patrol the Three Gorges Dam in Yichang, Central China's Hubei province, on Tuesday. Water inflow into the dam's reservoir reached 71,200 cubic meters per second on 8 pm Tuesday, the biggest flood peak at the dam since it began operation in 2003.

Rail network to be finished by 2015

2012-07-26 08:00:02

By 2015, China will have a high-speed railway network that will encompass almost all its cities with a population of more than 500,000, the State Council said on Tuesday.

Typhoon makes landfall

2012-07-25 08:10:26

A boat is grounded in Zhuhai city, South China's Guangdong province, after gales and downpours brought by typhoon Vicente hit the province on Tuesday. Three people were killed and six remain missing in disasters caused by typhoon Vicente, which made landfall on Tuesday morning over the city of Taishan in Guangdong.