Heavy smog likely to affect Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei next week

2016-01-09 17:12:07

Heavy air pollution is likely to affect the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region next Tuesday and Wednesday, according to the latest air quality forecast.

China must lower corn prices to clear stockpile: official

2016-01-09 15:22:30

China must lower corn prices to stop the imports of corn substitutes, including barley, sorghum and distillers' grain, a senior agricultural official said on Saturday, as the country is faced with a mounting stockpile of corn.

China's first voice of 2016: No absence from international affairs

2016-01-09 10:59:23

When the first light of 2016 enlightens the earth, people are filled with beautiful expectations towards the New Year.

China domain '.cn' becomes world's largest

2016-01-09 09:56:40

China's country code domain ".cn" is now the world's most commonly used with 16.36 million users by the end of last year, topping Germany's ".de".

Bumper crops fill reserves

2016-01-09 08:06:58

China's combined grain reserve stands at a historic high, and the country will further increase its storage capacity this year to absorb the mounting stockpile, a senior government official said on Friday.

Awards honor scientists' contributions

2016-01-09 07:38:21

The 2015 state science and technology awards honored 295 research projects in the Great Hall of the People, but the highest award remained vacant.

China video streaming execs stand trial for pornography

2016-01-08 23:07:27

Four executives of Chinese online video service Qvod stood trial on Thursday and Friday in Beijing, charged with spreading pornography for profit.

Chinese police seize 470 suspects in transnational telecom fraud

2016-01-08 21:17:48

Chinese police have recently busted a cross-border telecom fraud gang and seized 470 suspects through collaboration with Lao police.

Identities of 17 victims confirmed in NW China bus fire

2016-01-08 15:14:58

The identities of 17 victims have been confirmed in a bus fire caused by arson in Northwest China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region, according to local authorities.

Second-child policy to bring Beijing 580,000 newborns

2016-01-08 13:58:43

The policy allowing all couples to have a second child is expected to raise Beijing’s population by580,000 between 2017 and 2021, local authorities estimated.

Chaoyang district to clean 11 rivers this year

2016-01-08 13:32:45

Beijing's Chaoyang district will be working to clean the foul-smelling waters of its 11 rivers by removing trash and establishing wetlands to filter the water, according to a media report.

Consumers have no beef with meat

2016-01-08 07:56:40

China is the world's biggest consumer of pork - accounting for about half of global consumption every year - and processed meats.