Big national birthrate rise signals new peak

2015-02-25 08:03:54

A new peak in births is likely to occur as a result of the relaxing of the family planning policy and could continue for several years.

Standards must rise, say experts

2015-02-25 07:28:17

Special training sessions will be arranged to extend the all-round professional capabilities of China's firefighters and further guard their safety, according to experts.

Luxuries help zoo animals stay hot in winter

2015-02-25 07:28:17

Underfloor heating, an incubator and an indoor pool are among the luxury amenities that have ensured that animals at a zoo in Jiangsu province have remained warm and comfortable over the winter.

Ctrip offers staff loans to pay fines

2015-02-25 07:28:17

An online travel agency is offering interest-free loans to staff who have to pay social maintenance fees because they break the family planning policy by having more than the permitted number of children.

Safety issues heat up for firefighters

2015-02-25 07:28:17

Even after 15 years as a firefighter, Dai Yaqiang still has to muster all his courage every time he enters a burning building.

Determined to look ahead

2015-02-25 07:28:17

Walking on her knees is natural for 50-year-old Hu Fenglian, and she has been walking that way for as long as she can remember.

Anti-graft campaign finds public backing

2015-02-25 07:28:17

More than three-quarters of the people believe crackdown is effective, think tank survey shows

Jump-starter goes to town

2015-02-20 16:02:06

Invest Hong Kong is seeing an uptick in young entrepreneurs looking to set up shop in the city as they seek to conquer the world. Selena Li reports.

Chinese pros help local job seekers

2015-02-20 12:12:18

The cold weather couldn't stop more than 200 students and young professionals from attending the third Asian career fair and job skills seminar organized by the Asian Career Fair Consortium (ACF) on Feb 15.

Stories of China's 'Special Generation'

2015-02-20 12:12:18

They live in Houston, and their professions range from university professor to lawyer, engineer, scientist and business owner, and they are bound by one unforgettable experience: during China's Cultural Revolution, they left school and heeded Mao's call for China's zhiqing (educated youth) to go to the poor provinces and distant borders and work with the local people in villages or on military farms and construction teams.

Party officials held accountable for work style violations

2015-02-16 09:39:06

The Communist Party of China (CPC)'s anti-graft watchdog exposed cases in which Party officials were held accountable for failing to stop graft or other disciplinary violations in their work units on Sunday.

Li gives residents keys to 'new life'

2015-02-16 08:23:39

Premier Li fulfills promise to provide decent homes for former occupants of shantytown.