Court museum open free to public

2016-01-07 12:20:42

The China Court Museum near Tian'anmen Square, which traces the country's court and legal system through the ages, opened on Wednesday, It is free for visitors.

Double amputee teen intends to soar as pilot

2016-01-07 08:27:13

An earthquake buried Huang Meihua in the rubble of her primary school, crushing the then 11-year-old's legs, but not her spirit.

Winter athletes desperate to impress on home soil

2016-01-07 08:27:13

As the festive atmosphere of New Year's holiday wafted around the city of Urumqi, the sight of speedskater Rehanbai Talabuhan skimming across the ice at a suburban rink, making circle after circle, was truly impressive.

Xinjiang keen to showcase high ambitions

2016-01-07 08:27:13

Boasting ideal natural conditions and a welter of preparations, the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region is gearing up to host the 13th National Winter Games, and help to promote winter sports across the country.

Gay men ask court for right to marry

2016-01-07 08:27:29

A court in Central China's Hunan province has accepted a case of two homosexuals who sued the government agency for not allowing them to register their marriage.

Catalyst helps convert waste CO2 into fuel

2016-01-07 08:27:13

There's a basic contradiction between modern lifestyles and environmental protection: The more we consume, the more we produce and the more damage we cause to the environment.

Firms offer fewer jobs for winter

2016-01-07 08:27:13

The demand for seasonal winter workers has dropped this year by more than 50 percent in Dongguan, a major production base in Guangdong province, and one of the reasons may be the increasing use of robots, according to an employment professional.

Website to reconnect missing persons

2016-01-07 08:27:13

The Ministry of Civil Affairs has launched a website to help long-term missing persons return home.

Expert proposes lower age limit for marriage

2016-01-07 08:27:13

The legal age for marriage in China should be changed to allow people to have children at an earlier age, a population and family planning expert said.

Second test flights performed at Nansha Islands

2016-01-07 08:26:29

China carried out test flights of two commercial airliners on Wednesday at a newly built airfield in the Nansha Islands in the South China Sea.

Survey shows 2-child preference

2016-01-07 07:46:21

Shenzhen, Beijing and Shanghai had the largest number of respondents who said they had been single for more than three years.

Employers interfere with choice of pregnancy

2016-01-07 07:44:10

Liu Qian, a 31-year-old bank teller, is eligible to have a second child, but she has to wait because of the unwritten rules of her employer.