Top academies ban govt officials from membership

2015-01-07 15:59:25

Senior government officials have been told to stay away from standing in election for memberships of the country's two leading academies.

New textbook to highlight traditional culture

2015-01-07 15:54:15

A series of textbooks featuring gems of traditional Chinese culture, including The Art of War, will be used by primary and middle school students across China.

Norovirus sickens 140 pupils in China school

2015-01-07 14:31:17

Classes have been suspended after 140 students were sickened by norovirus at a school in south China's Guangdong Province, local authorities said on Wednesday.

Trading suspension goes unexplained

2015-01-07 08:08:39

Trading in China's first listed construction company, Zhejiang Guangsha Co, was suspended on Monday morning before the stock market opened.

Many Africans in Guangzhou earn more than local white-collar workers

2015-01-06 07:54:20

More than 20 percent of African people staying in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, are earning more than 30,000 yuan ($4,838) a month, according to a recent survey.

The nation's aging future in a nutshell

2015-01-06 07:43:33

Rudong county was a pioneer in the implementation of the national family planning policy, and as such it offers a microcosm of one of the biggest problems facing the country in the years to come.

Young men farm for the future

2015-01-06 06:40:03

An ecological farm, named Hometown Farm, has seen some unusual young farmers coming to plant vegetables and raise livestock since its establishment in 2012 in Jingxi town of Fuzhou city, capital of south China's Fujian province.

Man on trial for murder

2015-01-06 05:01:15

A man who confessed to murdering a woman 18 years ago went on trial on Monday, three weeks after a court cleared a teenager who was wrongfully executed for the crime.

Ex-Xinhua reporter apologizes for fake news

2015-01-05 15:32:08

A former reporter with Xinhua News Agency apologized for spreading fake news that claimed cadets at West Point learnt from a model Chinese soldier.

College uses Shanghai stampede to justify its policies

2015-01-05 13:56:28

A college in Northwest China is lambasted for issuing a controversial statement about the fatal New Year's Eve stampede in Shanghai, which left 36 people dead.

Alleged serial killer stands trial in North China

2015-01-05 13:36:24

The trial of an alleged serial killer began Monday in North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region.

Private bank makes first loan

2015-01-05 05:51:58

Premier Li Keqiang pressed the 'enter' button on a computer on Sunday to finalize the first loan by WeBank, a new online bank.