Briefly Sept 19,2011

2011-09-19 07:56:59

Hong Kong police have neutralized a transnational drug trafficking syndicate following the arrest of six men and two women and the seizure of 567 kg of suspected cocaine worth about $75 million, the largest single seizure of its kind in Hong Kong, authorities said on Sunday.

10 killed in NW China's rain-triggered landslide

2011-09-18 20:19:23

At least 10 people were killed and 22 others are missing after Saturday's rain-triggered landslide buried mountain-side factories in Northwest Shaanxi province, local officials said Sunday.

Taichi attracts foreigners in S China

2011-09-16 11:55:22

Mark, dressed a white suit, practices Taichi (or taijiquan), a Chinese martial art on the bank of Lijiang, in Yangshuo county, Guilin city in South China’s Guangxi Zhuang autonomous regions, Sept 14, 2011.

Plastic bottle boat makes maiden voyage

2011-09-15 10:58:38

A special boat named "Simida" made of 1,504 empty plastic beverage bottles by four university students makes a voyage in a lake at the university in Chongqing Wednesday.

Eye-popping China Int'l Optics Fair

2011-09-14 16:53:10

Eye-popping China Int'l Optics Fair

Measuring West China with feet

2011-09-14 07:23:32

Looking like another blazing sun, Guo Jianhua stands in his fiery red uniform under the scorching sun to measure the sea level of a road near Urumqi county, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Medical worker committed to Tibet project

2011-09-13 12:50:40

At an altitude of 4,700 meters, Zeng works 14 hours a day in his small medical service room of less than 10 square meters, as he is responsible for the health care of all the electric power workers. He said he was proud to be part of such a large project of China.

Girl, 4, has toes cut off to ease foot problems

2011-09-13 08:27:04

A 4-year-old girl who has congenital "giant toe" syndrome has to wear shoes large enough to fit an adult man.

Couple seeks help to pay for daughter's education

2011-09-06 09:13:27

A mother who is less than a meter in height is worrying about how to pay the fees for her adopted daughter who successfully passed the college entrance exam this summer.

Italian has busman's holiday helping old man

2011-09-06 08:13:46

An Italian tourist who visited Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province, helped an old man who collapsed and stopped breathing in a scenic spot on Aug 30.

Home schools rise in China

2011-09-05 12:42:43

Home schools emerged in many places of China today due to the parents’ concern about the public education, the China Youth Daily reported Monday.

Police deny dog abuse in Guangzhou

2011-09-05 11:45:14

Police in Guangzhou have denied allegations they are mistreating dogs in a crackdown on dangerous dogs or pets without permits.