China on yellow alert for smog
China's weather observatory issued a yellow alert for smog that will cover the country's northern regions from Sunday evening to Monday evening.
Smog shrouds N China
Smog began to cover parts of northern and central China from Sunday, and will cause medium-level or heavy air pollution in coming days, according to the National Meteorological Center (NMC).
2,600-year-old tombs discovered in C China
A group of tombs dating back to the Spring and Autumn period (771-476 BC) has been discovered in Central China's Henan province, archaeologists said on Sunday.
First special fund set up for children with urinary problems
Children's Hospital of Fudan University in Shanghai establishes fund to treat children suffering from malformations in urinary system.
Beijing schools to suspend outdoor activities over smog concern
All elementary and middle schools in Beijing will have to suspend outdoor activities as the city issued another orange alert for smog next week.
4.8-magnitude earthquake hits Xinjiang
A 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit Tacheng Prefecture in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region at 6:59 a.m. on Sunday, said the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).
New high-speed railway to open in eastern China
A new high-speed railway will open on Sunday in eastern China to boost regional traffic in the booming Yangtze River Delta, according to China Railway Corporation (CRC).
Women volunteers mark International Volunteer Day
More than 700,000 officials from women's federations across China celebrated the 30th International Volunteer Day with women volunteers in communities on Saturday.
New round of smog to hit Beijing
A new round of smog is likely to hit Beijing and neighboring regions Saturday night and will stay for at least four days, the local weather bureau said Saturday.
Smog to hit northern China
Smog will hit parts of northern China from Saturday to Sunday, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) forecast.
Traditional Chinese medicine unleashes hidden potential
Eighty-four-year-old Tu Youyou arrived in Sweden on Friday to collect China's first Nobel Prize in medicine for creating an anti-malarial drug that saved millions of people across the world.
Villagers hold umbrellas to shade a stranded dolphin
Villagers have guarded a stranded dolphin by watering it all night and even shading it when the sun rose the next day in case its skin dried out at a bay in Wanning city, South China's Hainan province.