More city slickers choose to commute

2015-04-17 12:14:35

Like Wang Jia, a 34-year-old salesman who works at a foreign company in Shanghai, more people are choosing to live in the suburbs to enjoy easy access to outlet villages and weekend picnics while avoiding inner-city congestion.

Keeping the 'blood of Turpan' circulating

2015-04-16 07:49:23

Ablimit Yagup watched carefully as his son Ablikim was lowered into a narrow opening in the Gobi Desert near Turpan city in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Former provincial political advisor sentenced for graft

2015-04-17 13:49:57

A former senior political advisor in central China's Hubei Province has been sentenced to 17 years in prison on charges of power abuse and taking bribes.

Poorly behaved officials subject to recall

2015-04-17 07:15:56

More than 1,600 officials in Guizhou province have been recalled for malfeasance.

Li turns to blunt words condemning policy delays

2015-04-17 07:15:56

Premier Li Keqiang has used unusually harsh words to target redundant procedures that have delayed the implementation of policies.

Indonesia offered judicial help

2015-04-17 07:08:03

Chinese will work with Indonesia to confiscate more than $500 million of ill-gotten assets illegally transferred to China by corrupt Indonesian officials.

Country stays in the top in patent applications

2015-04-17 07:15:56

China maintained its position as the world leader in annual patent applications for the fourth consecutive year in 2014.

Belt and Road Initiative open to all

2015-04-16 23:16:40

Any country interested in the Belt and Road Initiative is welcome to participate, a China National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) official said.

Film Festival draws top moviemakers

2015-04-17 07:16:25

Flooded by top Hollywood and European filmmakers, the Fifth Beijing International Film Festival kicked off on Thursday night at Yanqi Lake in the northern outskirts of the Chinese capital.

Pieces of pilot's life gathered for pioneering project

2015-04-17 07:16:25

Every part of Andre Borschberg's life is like a piece of a puzzle that fits together to form the larger picture of Solar Impulse 2, the solar-powered aircraft that promotes sustainable development.

Girl's severe beating part of a 'common' pattern

2015-04-17 07:16:25

An 11-year-old girl who was thought to have been severely beaten by her mother sustained head injuries caused by sharp objects, according to reports.

Taoism helped Solar Impulse 2

2015-04-17 07:37:38

Solar Impulse 2's co-pilot Bertrand Piccard said Taoism made him realize the possibilities of clean technology and sustainable development.