Student obesity worsens; myopia still a problem

2015-11-26 07:15:52

Obesity among Chinese youth continues to rise, according to the 2014 National Fitness Survey which was released on Wednesday.

Beijing's municipal government to move to suburb in 2017

2015-11-26 07:47:17

The capital plans to move most of its municipal departments to the suburban district of Tongzhou in 2017, the Beijing Municipal Committee announced on Wednesday.

New ship to ferry supplies to S. China Sea

2015-11-25 07:24:26

The ground force of the People's Liberation Army commissioned its largest ship in Sansha, Hainan province, on Monday, planning to use it to transport materials to islands in the South China Sea.

Battle against poverty still hard in remote mountains

2015-11-25 15:50:08

Life in Longmu village is just a snapshot of more than five million impoverished people in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, where most residents of the country's key ethnic groups live.

Five knockoff Disney hotels fined in Shanghai

2015-11-25 15:46:19

Five knockoff Disney hotels in Shanghai have been fined a total of 100,000 yuan ($15,650) for infringing the company's trademark rights ahead of the opening of the Shanghai Disney Resort.

Largest coal mine identified in east China

2015-11-25 15:43:59

A geological survey has identified nearly 5 billion tonnes of coal deposits at a mine in Anhui Province, making it the largest in east China.

Beijing commuters lose $127 a month on average due to congestion

2015-11-25 15:18:28

Beijing commuters lose an average of 808 yuan ($127) in time-cost per month due to traffic congestion, the highest among major Chinese cities, according to a report.

Three universities to relocate 6,600 people to Beijing suburb

2015-11-25 14:53:27

The move is part of Beijing's effort to move non-capital functions and relieve pressure to promote the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei integration.

Billionaire pays for $170m Modigliani with credit card

2015-11-25 11:20:26

In today's trending, taxi-driver-turned-billionaire puts a Modigliani on his Amex card, man stopped for smuggling lighter onto plane in his mouth, and driver's parking space is so tight she has to climb out of sunroof.

Countryside credit reducing rural poverty

2015-11-25 07:53:10

Despite a new, if slightly bumpy, mountain road and countless tunnels, it still takes more than six hours to drive to Shiba Dong, a village in western Hunan province, from Changsha, the provincial capital.

13m unregistered people to be given hukou recognition

2015-11-25 08:59:07

China is considering extending hukou, or household registration, to 13 million unregistered citizens, according to the Ministry of Public Security.

Xi'an seeks to standardize its famous dishes

2015-11-25 07:23:37

As Xi'an-style foods gain in popularity, the local industrial standards authority says it is going to regulate the recipes of the ancient city's most famous foods.