President pins hope on innovation

2012-06-12 08:03:56

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.

Fugitive who thrived on the run goes on trial

2012-05-30 08:11:18

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.

Two fly rule for Beijing restrooms

2012-05-23 10:59:39

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.

Bizarre twists of school punishment photo

2012-05-22 13:47:47

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.

Beijingers could drink seawater within 3 yrs

2012-05-22 13:05:49

The cost of desalinating sea water - to make it safe to drink - is expensive, Guangzhou Daily reported

Famous cellist fired for symphony of abuse

2012-05-22 10:57:26

A Russian cellist with the Beijing Symphony Orchestra has been fired for abusing a female passenger on a high-speed train.

Grandpa realizes travel dream through netizens

2012-05-14 10:58:56

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.

Death sentence with reprieve for fatal beating

2012-04-27 22:01:39

Three suspects were sentenced on April 27 on charges of intentional injury causing the death of a policeman in Dalian, Liaoning province. share price soars in Shanghai debut

2012-04-27 17:35:29

The share price of 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

Prison safer, more stable despite rise in inmates

2012-04-25 22:36:39

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.

75-year-old caught by officer after jumping

2012-04-13 08:05:03

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.

Woman commits suicide after hitting senior on bike

2012-04-13 08:05:03

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.