Two men sentenced to month of detention for exam cheating
A court in Beijing on Thursday sentenced two men to one month in detention for cheating on graduate school entrance exams after China made it a criminal offense last year.
Death toll rises to 10 in fireworks plant explosion
The death toll has risen to 10 in an explosion at a fireworks plant in Central China's Henan province.
Chinese people revealed as most optimistic in global survey
Chinese people are almost twice as optimistic about the world as those from other countries, according to a recent survey.
Monkey stamps may be investors' next gold mine
China's newly issued Lunar New Year monkey stamps are becoming a surprise hit for disappointed investors amid unstable gloomy markets.
Traditional Chinese medicine hospitals growing
The number of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) hospitals in China has increased by 500 in five years, a rise of 15.5 percent, a TCM official said on Thursday.
China working to register 'black' citizens
China is on a drive to register all its citizens, including those born illegally under the one-child policy, so they qualify for the "hukou" papers that allow access to social welfare.
China to improve water conservation in 2016-2020: Minister
China will push forward water conservation projects over the next five years to boost investment and stabilize growth, the water resources minister told Xinhua.
Explosion rocks central China fireworks plant, casualties unknown
An explosion rocked a fireworks plant in central China's Henan Province at about 11 a.m. Thursday. Casualties are not immediately known.
Another fugitive nabbed overseas
A former low-level official from central China's Hunan Province suspected of embezzlement was caught in Myanmar 14 days after fleeing China, police said on Thursday.
Chinese fugitive hiding in Britain surrenders
A fugitive who spent almost three years hiding in Britain has returned to China and handed herself in, the disciplinary agency announced Thursday.
SWAT members hold romantic wedding in E China
A group wedding was held for 10 soldiers from a SWAT detachment of the city's public security bureau on Sunday, as they had postponed their weddings for their special work.
Different shapes in ice
Varied ice shapes along the beach in Dalian, Liaoning, Jan 13, 2016.