President Hu Jintao, at a conference attended by more than 1,200 esteemed scientists and engineers on Monday, said that innovations were key to the country's development.
A fugitive of Zhejiang province who became an award-winning official at a local Party school in Jiangsu province while on the run stood trial on Monday.
Public restrooms in will soon be cleaner after a new rule says Beijing conveniences should have no more than two flies, reports Beijing Evening News.
An image of a group of school children being forced to kneel before a flag as a form of punishment has sparked a wave of interest online.
The cost of desalinating sea water - to make it safe to drink - is expensive, Guangzhou Daily reported
A Russian cellist with the Beijing Symphony Orchestra has been fired for abusing a female passenger on a high-speed train.
It may seem impossible for an aged man suffering from terminal cancer to fulfill a dream of touring the world, but a young granddaughter made it happen within a few days through micro-blogging.
Three suspects were sentenced on April 27 on charges of intentional injury causing the death of a policeman in Dalian, Liaoning province.
The share price of People.cn Co Ltd, the first State-owned news portal to go public, soared 76.4 percent on Friday in its debut on the Shanghai Stock Exchange
Chinese prisons are as safe and stable as they have ever been in history, even as the number of inmates they house has increased steadily since 2005.
A 75-year-old woman who jumped from the second floor of her home in Jinan, the capital city of Shandong province, on April 6 was caught by a traffic police officer and suffered only minor injuries.
A 39-year-old woman in Sichuan province killed herself because she could not afford the medical fees for an elderly woman she accidentally hit with her electric bicycle.