China's global image on the upswing

2015-03-19 06:28:30

A survey based on 4,500 respondents from nine countries found that China's overall image has been increasingly recognized by the global community.

Experts: Focus lacking on rural pollution

2015-03-18 07:52:04

Widespread rural pollution is a major source of pollution for the Yangtze River, the country's longest river, a top legislator said.

Domestic seaplane nearing takeoff

2015-03-18 07:52:04

A major part of China's first domestically developed seaplane rolled off the assembly line on Tuesday in Chengdu, Sichuan province, indicating the world's largest amphibious aircraft is nearing its completion.

Returning graduates face tight domestic job market

2015-03-18 07:52:04

Graduates from domestic universities are being favored in the job market over those who studied overseas, prompting experts to suggest that returnees should hunt for jobs that fit their advantages.

Lawyers question 1995 execution of 21-year-old

2015-03-18 07:51:33

Two lawyers representing the family of Nie Shubin, who was executed in 1995 after being convicted of raping and killing a woman in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, went to the Shandong High People's Court on Tuesday to read judicial documents related to the case.

Retired Zhejiang commander probed

2015-03-18 07:51:33

A retired senior military official in Zhejiang province has been placed under investigation, news magazine Caixin reported on Tuesday.

Shanghai prepares for clean air

2015-03-18 07:18:29

Shanghai plans to invest $16 billion in its environmental protection drive, while reducing the concentration of PM2.5 by at least 20 percent from the level in 2013.

President Xi recognizes Kissinger as 'trailblazer'

2015-03-18 07:07:38

President Xi Jinping sent a message about China's willingness to strengthen cooperation when he met with former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.

China's easing of rules for small businesses lauded

2015-03-17 11:15:33

China watchers in Washington welcomed the news that the number of small-business registrations in China has risen by almost 50 percent.

River governors lose out if vital source is polluted

2015-03-17 08:22:04

Chen Lizhong has many duties as the director of the administrative committee that runs a development zone, but there is one daily task that he always finds time for-monitoring the water quality of the river that goes through the site.

Ningxia is winning battle against sand

2015-03-17 08:21:52

Efforts to combat the loss of land to desert have reduced the arid area in the Ningxia Hui autonomous region by 30 percent since the 1970s and prevented sandstorms from sweeping through Central China.

Construction of national park project to start soon

2015-03-17 08:21:38

Chongqing will start building its Yangtze River Three Gorges National Park this year.