Tibet hydropower station begins operations
The first of four units at Tibet's Yarang Hydropower Station began operating on Tuesday, easing concerns over power shortages in remote Methok county, the state-owned electric utility China Huaneng Group said.
Inner Mongolia develops winter travel routes
The Inner Mongolia autonomous region announced seven winter-tourism itineraries in Beijing on Dec 1.
Blue skies return to Beijing but there are questions to be answered
Overnight wind drove the severe smog that had lasted five days out of Beijing, but the impact of the pollution has triggered discussion.
Beijing back to blue sky
Beijing suffered the year's most severe pollution as it was shrouded in smog from Friday until late Tuesday night.
Fog strands passengers at Urumqi airport
More than 5,000 passengers have been stranded after heavy fog shrouded the airport in Urumqi, capital of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, on Tuesday.
Yo-yoing fortunes challenge China's anti-poverty endeavor
Bashang, about three hours' drive northeast of Beijing, may draw lots of daytripping Beijingers in summer and autumn but that hasn't brought much income to locals.
Guizhou strengthens pollution control over tributary of Yangtze
Southwest China's Guizhou province has strengthened pollution control around an upper tributary of the Yangtze River, with 82 enterprises being punished, the provincial environmental protection department said Tuesday.
Beijing to oblige polluters to pay for correction
Beijing will require businesses that consistently fail to meet pollution standards to pay for environmental service companies to clean up their act, local authorities said on Tuesday.
China university officials punished for embezzlement, dishonesty
A number of officials from Chinese universities were punished for embezzlement and corruption, according to a video conference held by the Ministry of Education on Tuesday.
Road rage rising in China
Chinese traffic police have handled more than 17 million cases involving road rage like arbitrary lane changes and dangerous overtaking this year, as the world's largest car market struggles to equip its drivers with better road etiquette.
Swimmers jump into frozen lake in Northeast China
Winter swimming, a characteristic sports in north China, has attracted thousands of swimmers in Shenyang city for decades.
Latest university corruption scandals
1. Wang Cizhao, president of the Central Conservatory of Music, has been given "a stern warning", a disciplinary measure under the rules of the Communist Party of China, for misusing his position to benefit his child, and was removed from all positions in the school.