China targets ambitious anti-poverty goals
China’s top poverty alleviation department will establish a database to tabulate the poor in 2016 and help lift them out of poverty more efficiently and effectively, the head of the department said on Thursday.
Xi entertains Northwest panda push
President Xi Jinping has heard Washington state’s call for a couple of pandas and he is listening.
Heritage makes academy selection 'special'
For University of Minnesota professor Larry Edwards, his selection as a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences is more than just a recognition of his accomplishments in scientific research.
Man saved 67 hours after landslide struck
A 21-year-old man was found alive on Wednesday morning after being buried in debris for 67 hours following Sunday's landslide at an industrial park in Shenzhen, Guangdong province.
Anti-terror draft has 'no backdoors'
China's anti-terrorism legislation will not hurt lawful business and will not leave "backdoors" for Internet hacking, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, rebuking the United States for its concerns.
China customs busts wildlife smugglers
The General Administration of Customs (GAC) said Thursday it has intensified crackdown on smuggling of rare animals and plants through 2015.
Chinese student prosecuted for killing girlfriend in Iowa
Student Li Xiangnan has been charged with the killing of his girlfriend Shao Tong, in the United States, Wenzhou City People's Procuratorate said.
Beijing police initiate yellow alert for Christmas security
Beijing police initiated a yellow security alert for large and medium-sized shopping malls and supermarkets during the Christmas season.
Number of Africans living in Guangzhou much smaller than reported
Only about 5,200 African people have been permanently living in Guangzhou, since January this year, far below the reported number of over 200,000.
Christmas markets bring holiday spirit to Beijing
The Strasbourg Christmas Market at Beijing's landmark Solana international shopping park has given thousands in the capital a taste of holiday tradition.
Smoggy China shuts down production capacity
A huge amount of polluting production capacity was closed in 2015 as part of government efforts to combat persistent haze, an industrial watchdog said Thursday.
Former Chinese media executive jailed 4 years for extortion
Shen Hao, former president of the 21st Century Media Co. Ltd., was sentenced to four years in prison on Thursday for blackmailing companies by threatening negative coverage.