Beijing looks to cure its medical malaise
The capital's top legislative body is mulling proposals to improve its controversial 'dual-number' system for emergency health services, as Wang Xiaodong reports.
Gold holdings continue to rise
China increased its gold holdings for the fifth consecutive month in November, the fastest growth rate since June, to back a stronger currency in the global financial system, according to central bank data on Tuesday.
Couple confesses in death of baby
Two young lovers pleaded guilty in a Beijing court to killing their newborn baby and trying to destroy the evidence.
Tibet marks 20th anniversary of Panchen Lama enthronement
Online searches spike for masks, purifiers, condoms and sportswear
While it is easy to imagine a sharp rise in online orders for anti-pollution products such as masks and air purifiers on smoggy days, a boom in the sales of condoms and sports-wear might be a little unexpected.
Students' parents put in a quandary
Three days without school in Beijing have created a headache for some parents who have difficulty finding a person or institution for child care when they go to work.
First person: Family evacuated from Beijing as threat looms
I came to Beijing for the abundant chances brought by the rapid development, and now I'm sending my child away due to the consequences of this growth.
Beijing closely monitoring compliance during red alert
The hazy capital has reinforced response measures and inspections after it issued the highest-level air pollution alert for the first time because of the heavy smog.
Children, elderly and sick people are most vulnerable to harm
Liu Chuanhe, a doctor in the respiratory department of the Capital Institute of Pediatrics, said he has received more patients in the past several days.
Beijing gets tough on red alert offenses
Beijing is getting tough with those who violate traffic restrictions and production suspension after the first-ever red alert for smog was issued on Monday.
Debate flares as smog lingers
Most experts blamed the widespread use of low-quality coal for home heating during winter－on top of heavy industrial discharges and vehicle emissions.
US grows on overseas Chinese students
For Chinese students, studying in the US leads to positive views of both China and the US, a new survey finds.