Procuratorate reveals motive for bus arson in NW China
A local procuratorate said on Sunday that the suspected arsonist set a bus on fire in northwest China after he failed to resolve a financial dispute with a construction contractor.
Amazing ice wonderland in Beijing
A visitor takes a picture of the frozen waterfalls at Xiayunling in Beijing, Jan. 9, 2016. In winter, the place turns into an ice wonderland. [Photo/ECNS]
Heavy smog likely to affect Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei next week
Heavy air pollution is likely to affect the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region next Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the latest air quality forecast.
China must lower corn prices to clear stockpile: official
China must lower corn prices to stop the imports of corn substitutes, including barley, sorghum and distillers' grain, a senior agricultural official said on Saturday, as the country is faced with a mounting stockpile of corn.
China's first voice of 2016: No absence from international affairs
When the first light of 2016 enlightens the earth, people are filled with beautiful expectations towards the New Year.
China domain '.cn' becomes world's largest
China's country code domain ".cn" is now the world's most commonly used with 16.36 million users by the end of last year, topping Germany's ".de".
Bumper crops fill reserves
China's combined grain reserve stands at a historic high, and the country will further increase its storage capacity this year to absorb the mounting stockpile, a senior government official said on Friday.
Awards honor scientists' contributions
The 2015 state science and technology awards honoring the contributions of 295 research projects and seven foreign experts were bestowed at a ceremony in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Friday, but the highest award remained vacant.
Teaching the way of the "ninja" in China
Playing ball, with a twist
For sports enthusiasts who are looking for alternative means to keep fit, there are two interesting variations of some of the world’s most popular ball games that can be found in Shanghai.
Fashion searches in vogue among Chinese netizens
Chinese netizens made a total of 800 million searches for fashion-related items and topics on Baidu.com in 2015, a surge of 40 percent from the previous year, according to a report released by the country's largest search engine in December.