Most Chinese forced to return home were living abroad illegally

2015-02-26 07:26:10

More than 60 percent of Chinese who were repatriated from overseas last year were returned for being illegal residents, immigration inspection officials in Beijing said.

Beijing plans electronic collection of parking fees

2015-02-26 07:26:10

Beijing plans to introduce electronic payment for roadside parking to regulate the market and collect all the fees it is owed, the Beijing municipal traffic authority said.

Manager saw fledgling Bird's Nest grow

2015-02-26 07:26:10

"I have seen the Bird's Nest start from scratch and grow day by day," said Wu Xiaonan, the stadium's general manager, who has had a long association with the Olympics.

'08 Games transformed his life

2015-02-26 07:26:10

Qu Huai gained more from his involvement in the 2008 Beijing Olympics than impressive experience to put on his resume - it helped to transform him from someone who was unfit and had a round belly into a muscular athlete.

Postman delivers variety of services

2015-02-26 07:26:10

A young construction worker decided to swap big wages in the city to embark on a new career as a postman in the remote mountain village where he was born.

Campaign against graft in 'tug of war'

2015-02-26 07:26:10

China's anti-corruption drive will neither cease nor decelerate in the new year, the top anti-corruption body announced on the first working day after the Chinese New Year holiday.

New fighter jet appears ready for PLA

2015-02-26 07:25:35

China's air force will soon commission the J-10B fighter jet, the most advanced military aircraft the country has ever developed on its own, information released by military observers show.

Effect of 'new normal' expected to be hot topic

2015-02-26 07:25:35

Annual sessions of the National People's Congress and National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference

Xi's 'Four Comprehensives' a strategic blueprint for China's future

2015-02-26 07:16:17

A moderately prosperous society, reform, rule of law, Party discipline -- these "Four Comprehensives" are Xi Jinping's blueprint for China's future.

Private capital encouraged to invest in elderly care industry

2015-02-26 07:15:53

China announced Wednesday it would encourage private investment in the elderly care service industry to help with its aging population.

The craft of drum-making

2015-02-25 10:15:39

The city of Yanshi in Central Henan province is famous for its craft in drum-making.

Watchdog vows no letup in fight against graft

2015-02-25 08:11:11

China's top disciplinary body has pledged to persist with its iron-handed crackdown against corruption and other misconduct.