Crazy, outlandish, bizarre things Chinese rich do

2015-01-10 07:41:56

From giving away $15,000 to strangers, to driving a BMW to collect swill, to selling apples on luxury cars are just some of the odd activities of the rich Chinese. Let's take a look inside the world of wealth.

Penguins play near Zhongshan Antarctic Station

2015-01-10 07:38:07

Breeding penguins were often seen near the Zhongshan Antarctic Station during the summer time.

Shanghai auto show may shut door on model girls

2015-01-10 06:03:06

Female models may no longer be seen at one of the country's most important auto shows, the biannual Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition, scheduled for April.

H-bomb work nets scientist top award

2015-01-10 05:23:12

Nuclear physicist Yu Min won China's top science award and was given 5 million yuan reward on Friday for his outstanding contribution to the country's hydrogen bomb research.

Guidelines expand inspectors' power to make polluters stop

2015-01-09 10:28:21

Environmental protection authorities now have greater powers to stop polluters through measures such as sealing production equipment or transferring the offenders to judicial organs, the top environmental watchdog said on Thursday.

Institute to train cyber security talent

2015-01-09 09:34:39

An institute for training network and information-security talent has been established at Xidian University in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, to bolster national security.

Potato upgraded as new staple crop

2015-01-09 08:44:13

Chinese officials are quickly gaining an appetite for persuading consumers to eat more potatoes, in a move to produce more food from the country's limited supplies of irrigation water.

Probes net 70 SOE bosses

2015-01-09 08:17:52

More than 70 top executives in State-owned enterprises were placed under investigation last year amid a nationwide campaign to crack down on corruption.

China-CELAC trade to hit $500 billion

2015-01-08 14:32:08

President Xi Jinping set the goal for trade between China and Latin American, Caribbean countries to reach $500 billion in 10 years, and China's direct investment into Latin America will hit $250 billion.

Giant panda cub 'Yuanzai' takes first bite

2015-01-08 11:20:26

The cub, born on July 6, 2013, is the first baby of a pair of giant pandas, namely "Tuan Tuan" and "Yuan Yuan", who were given as a goodwill gift to Taiwan by the Chinese mainland. "Yuanzai" is weaned here on Tuesday.

Death sentence upheld to Fudan poisoner

2015-01-08 11:09:06

A local court in Shanghai has upheld the death sentence to Lin Senhao in connection to the deadly poisoning case at Fudan University.

Blog post renews West Point debate

2015-01-08 09:54:41

The question whether the United States Military Academy at West Point paid homage to Lei Feng, a model Chinese soldier from the Mao Zedong era, may remain unsolved.