Ex-prosecutor expelled from Party for taking drugs
A former top prosecutor in Linxiang, Hunan province, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China for taking illegal drugs and other violations of Party rules, the city's anti-graft body said on Tuesday.
Sichuan to end poverty in Tibetan prefecture
Sichuan province is pledging to lift 5 million residents living on less than $1.25 a day out of poverty by 2020 by replacing direct assistance with a loan program to help villagers in the remote mountains and nomads on the grasslands start their own businesses.
Banks improve services for farmers and nomads
Banks in Sichuan province participating in a wide-scale poverty alleviation endeavor want to upend entrenched notions about lending to the poor.
999 center defends its procedures
A major emergency rescue center in Beijing rejected accusations on Monday from a journalist who said deliberate malpractice at the center nearly cost him his life.
West wind clears capital's air after most severe pollution this year
With a westerly wind reaching the capital at midnight on Tuesday, good air quality is witnessed Wednesday in Beijing after this year's most severe smog since Friday.
Foreign HIV/AIDS patients on the rise in China
More than 1,800 HIV/AIDS cases involving people from outside the Chinese mainland－mostly foreigners－were diagnosed between January and October.
NGO cares for foreign carriers of HIV/AIDS
Twenty-one foreign HIV/AIDS carriers, two women and 19 men, are in regular contact with the China Rainbow support group based in Beijing, the head of the nongovernmental organization said.
Cold front to disperse Beijing smog
Thick smog that has lingered over much of north China since last week is expected to disperse on Tuesday night as a cold front arrives.
Schools, expressways closed in northern China as authorities ponder smog
Days of severe smog have forced schools to halt outdoor classes or even close down and most expressways have been temporarily sealed off in Beijing, while environmental watchdogs continue to pinpoint reasons for the smog.
HIV-positive moms assisted for healthy newborns
The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates the number of HIV-positive people in China could account for 0.06 percent of China's total population.
70% of Beijing to become exclusive eco-protection zone: authority
Beijing's planning authority is set to include 70 percent of the city into a ecological protection red line, as highlighted in a future construction plan currently under revision.
Two-child policy boosts school district housing market in Guangzhou
China's adoption of a two-child policy has boosted the second-hand property market in Southern metropolis Guangzhou, local media reports.