Companies acknowledge depth of public feeling

2016-01-18 09:18:06

Major Chinese airlines were among the first businesses to join the efforts to slow the trade in laboratory animals. Many have acknowledged the turning tide of global public opinion against the use of primates in experiments and now refuse to transport them.

Steel plants told to relocate

2016-01-18 07:57:53

A steel plant has been ordered to move out of Shijiazhuang, capital of North China's Hebei province, within the next two years to cut pollution in one of the nation's 10 most-polluted cities.

Fujian vows to restore ecology, sustain GDP

2016-01-18 07:57:53

Restoration of the ecological system in Fujian province needs to be further strengthened in 2016 while maintaining a high GDP growth rate, officials at the provincial People's Congress said on Friday.

Experts mull introduction of tougher regulations on lab animal welfare

2016-01-18 02:40:05

China is formulating new rules on the management of laboratory animals to bring the nation into line with developed countries.

'We have a responsibility to be kind' to lab animals: Expert

2016-01-17 18:24:34

In a serene garden on the outskirts of Shanghai, stands a special memorial that bears a plaque in both Chinese and English that reads: "Dedicated to the memory of the laboratory animals that devoted themselves to biomedical science".

Competition launched to encourage innovation in big data business

2016-01-17 17:38:11

A big data business model contest was launched in Beijing on Sunday to encourage innovation in electronic information.

Global women to peer coach each other

2016-01-17 14:47:55

Under the witness of excellent women flying from other cities in China and even overseas, the women’s peer coaching program, the Fulfilled Self, has just celebrated the graduation of seven women from its second round training last evening in Beijing.

First counter-terrorism institute set up in NW China

2016-01-17 14:33:00

China's first institute on counter-terrorism law studies aiming at providing legal experts to help China combat terrorism was founded in a university on Saturday.

Over 1,000 coal mines in China to be shut down

2016-01-17 11:34:54

China will shut down more than 1,000 coal mines in Guizhou, Yunnan, Heilongjiang and Jiangxi province regions as parts of efforts to trim production capacity, a top work safety watchdog said on Friday.

Commemorative coins for Year of Monkey issued across China

2016-01-17 09:15:38

The Central Bank announced to issue 500 million commemorative Year of the Monkey coins.

China to further open up capital market: regulator

2016-01-17 06:53:52

China's capital market will open wider to foreign investors in 2016 and domestic brokerages will expand business overseas, the country's securities watchdog said Saturday.

Suspect in Shenzhen landslide surrenders to police

2016-01-16 23:41:34

One of the suspects at large following the deadly Shenzhen landslide has surrendered to police, according to the Shenzhen police on Saturday.