The Donghu Lake tunnel, China's longest tunnel under a lake, was open to traffic on Monday. A car could run through the 10.6-kilometer-long tunnel in around 15 minutes.
China's educational authorities said it had asked police for assistance in investigating the leaking of papers of national postgraduate exams.
China has experienced less serious desertification over the past decade with data revealing that desertified areas have been shrinking, the forestry authority said on Tuesday.
China has provided more than 140 billion yuan ($21.6 billion) to low-income residents over the past 11 months, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) on Monday.
China's weather observatory issued an yellow alert on Tuesday morning for smog in the north of the country that will linger until Wednesday.
Most Tibetans regard high, snow-capped mountains as sacred and they have long tradition of honoring them by making religious offerings or circling the base on foot.
Company founder promotes region as center of Himalayan culture and outdoor sports paradise
One of China's most accomplished athletes, a 26-year-old Tibetan woman with dozens of gold medals, is poised to elevate the nation's standing in a growing global sport: rock climbing.
The UNHCR says about 800 displaced people are living in China while they await resettlement in another country. However, while they are grateful for the assistance they have received, many say they feel helpless and despondent, as Cui Jia reports.
Alleged kingpin had advanced education from a prestigious Chinese university, police say
The former head of the urban management bureau of Guangming New District in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, reportedly fell to his death in the city on Sunday night.
Actress Zhang Ziyi is officially a mother.