Spring Festival's labor exodus begins

2015-02-04 07:52:04

With the early tide of migrant workers streaming out of Beijing and coastal cities for Spring Festival, some industries are already facing a labor shortage.

Chinese swarm for new 10-year US visas

2015-02-04 06:00:17

The number of Chinese citizens receiving the new extended United States B1 business and B2 tourist visas surged in December and January.

China to enhance public awareness of GM technology

2015-02-02 13:04:10

China will step up its efforts in improving public awareness of genetically modified technology in agriculture in 2015.

Chinese woman brain dead in cosmetic surgery in S. Korea

2015-02-02 12:42:55

South Korea's leading cosmetic surgery industry association has officially declared a 50-year-old Chinese woman brain dead following a surgery in Seoul last Tuesday.

TV program channels public debate

2015-02-02 07:48:29

The camera focuses on an office with an en suite bedroom. Dozens of colored bags are piled on the floor. The lens zooms in, picking out numerous cartons of high-end cigarettes, tea, a range of snacks and other foods, and various bottles of expensive alcohol.

Legislator resigns after road cave-in

2015-02-02 07:48:29

A legislator from East China's Jiangsu province resigned on Saturday after illegal construction of a basement under his Beijing courtyard caused a street surface to collapse in Xicheng district.

China's gender imbalance concerns reborn

2015-01-30 15:27:31

China's gender imbalance issue is back in the spotlight, after pregnant villagers in east China were alleged to be illegally determining the sex of their unborn children.

Program to tackle child poverty

2015-01-30 13:21:32

The government will boost the nutrition and education of millions of children up to the national average by the end of 2020, according to a press releases issued by the Ministry of Education at the State Council’s weekly policy briefing on Jan 30.

2.8 billion trips expected during spring festival in China

2015-01-30 11:43:11

A total of 2.807 billion trips are expected to be made by Chinese people during the Spring Festival travel rush, according to the Ministry of Transport Thursday.

MH370 verdict reached

2015-01-30 07:53:15

The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was officially declared an accident on Thursday under international aviation rules, according to Malaysia's Department of Civil Aviation.

Lobster exports to China rise

2015-01-29 06:19:41

The demand for Canadian lobsters from Chinese consumers has witnessed a rapid surge in recent years and especially now as the Chinese New Year approaches less than a month away.

Man compensated for 5-year wrongful custody

2015-01-28 16:34:38

A man who was acquitted after spending five years in prison in central China's Hunan Province will receive compensation from the state.