China's first female fighter pilots claim their half of sky

2015-03-19 07:45:02

Flying one of the world's most lethal warplanes makes Yu Xu, Tao Jiali, Sheng Yifei and He Xiaoli different from others their age.

China set to count its wild Siberian tigers

2015-03-19 07:33:09

China is going to conduct a national survey of wild tigers to provide bases for their research and management, said a senior official of the country's wildlife watchdog.

Sector floats into calmer waters

2015-03-19 07:33:09

China's maritime industries shifted to the "new normal" in 2014, with slower but more sustainable growth, according to the annual maritime economic statistics report released by the State Oceanic Administration on Wednesday.

Selfie sticks on way to being banned

2015-03-19 07:33:09

China's major museums are ready to say no to "selfie sticks", but are still considering whether to close their doors completely to the world's newest camera accessory.

Mother of executed teenager sees murder case files

2015-03-19 07:33:09

The mother of Nie Shubin, who was executed in 1995 after being convicted of raping and killing a woman in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, left a court on Wednesday with copies of all the files related to her son's case.

Call for more action to keep Beijing's water supply clean

2015-03-19 07:33:59

Officials have been urged to do more to protect the environment at a reservoir that supplies water to Beijing through the South-to-North Water Diversion Project.

Thousands walk out at running shoe factory

2015-03-19 07:33:16

Thousands of workers at a factory operated by Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings, the world's largest sports shoe maker, have gone on strike over proposed changes to production arrangements, the company said on Wednesday.

Initiatives aim to boost efficiency of ports' work

2015-03-19 07:32:26

A broad range of measures, including support for cross-border e-commerce pilot zones, will improve efficiency and boost trade at ports facing economic headwinds, it was decided at the weekly State Council executive meeting on Wednesday.

Govt to share more details of probes

2015-03-19 07:32:26

The government will notify the public promptly about how it will handle assets confiscated from corrupt officials, according to an annual report on the country's Rule of Law released by Chinese Academy of Social Sciences on Wednesday.

Missile sale to Turkey confirmed

2015-03-19 07:24:03

China confirmed an agreement to sell the HQ-9 air defense missile system to Turkey on Tuesday, during the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace exhibition in Malaysia.

Tough fight remains in drug battle

2015-03-19 07:17:05

China still faces a serious problem with drug-related crimes, although it has started to make some headway, according to a national report.

Medical cost forces parents to consider giving up child

2015-03-19 06:59:45

Six-year-old Siyao and four-year-old Mengmeng play at a flower garden in their hometown in Sichuan province. They had to drop out of school after their father was diagnosed with lung cancer.