Three local officials under graft investigation

2015-11-25 15:41:47

Three local officials in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Chongqing Municipality and Shandong Province are being investigated on suspicion of taking bribes, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said on Wednesday.

Nation to lift 50m out of rural poverty in five years

2015-11-24 08:14:24

The top leadership of the Communist Party of China pledged on Monday to increase its efforts to eliminate poverty in rural areas and defeat regional poverty by 2020.

Left-behind girls face higher risks

2015-11-24 08:14:24

Compared with their peers, girls left behind by their parents in rural areas are at high risk, according to a new report.

Plastic surgery industry set to become world's third largest

2015-11-24 08:14:24

China's cosmetic surgery industry will be valued at 400 billion yuan ($62.6 billion) by the end of this year and is expected to double in size to 800 billion yuan by 2019.

Drones face tougher monitoring to safeguard airspace security

2015-11-24 07:11:36

Drone owners and fans in China can expect a tough time after the People's Liberation Army Air Force has pledged to tighten monitoring of such aircraft.

Tianjin plans world's largest animal cloning factory

2015-11-23 11:57:18

With an intended investment of 200 million yuan, the factory will include a laboratory, a clone animal center, a gene bank, and an exhibition hall.

Region blanketed by heavy snow

2015-11-23 08:18:50

Key expressways were closed and flights were canceled over safety concerns on Sunday, as a wide area of northern China was hit by a snowstorm that disrupted transportation.

Tech companies adjust focus to recapture growth

2015-11-23 08:18:50

Amid downward pressure on China's economic growth, traditional companies in Beijing's high-tech zone are seeking higher profitability by changing their focus to an Internet-oriented model and adopting high-end manufacturing.

New Internet platform for construction enterprises

2015-11-23 08:18:50

Glodon Software Company, the first listed company in the construction engineering information industry, is migrating to Internet-oriented services to better serve the building industry.

Massive telescope's 30-ton 'retina' undergoes final test

2015-11-23 07:45:56

Scientists carried out the last step in testing a key component of China's gigantic radio telescope on Saturday. After its scheduled completion in September, it will be the largest such telescope in the world.

China pledges to achieve cuts to greenhouse gases

2015-11-20 07:47:50

China will ensure the fulfillment of its pledges for cutting greenhouse gas emissions that it submitted to the UN, regardless of the outcome of the Paris climate summit.

China busts largest underground banking case

2015-11-19 21:31:14

Police in east China's Zhejiang Province have busted the country's largest underground banking case, which involved transactions totalling 410 billion yuan (64 bln US dollars).