Beijing subway: a commuter's story

2014-11-28 11:52:47

There's an old saying about Beijing that "It's a city where one has to force his way in." For Zeng Yuanpeng, the same goes for the Beijing Subway.

Gates has cameo in anti-smoking video

2014-11-28 09:48:04

Bill Gates, co-chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has a cameo role in a Chinese anti-smoking music video, which is part of a social media campaign launched by the foundation against passive smoking.

Civilian aircraft union on the way

2014-11-28 08:14:27

Chinese aircraft parts manufacturers will set up a union soon to improve development of the civilian airliner industry, according to Zhang Hui, executive vice-president of AVIC International Holding Corp.

Lottery income gets closer look

2014-11-28 07:58:24

The top audit authority has stepped up efforts to examine the management of billions of dollars collected from China's booming lottery market.

Building guidelines released

2014-11-28 07:57:12

China has stepped up efforts to crack down on wasteful construction projects and ostentatious office complexes by introducing tighter standards and specific regulations in guidelines released earlier this week.

Visa change may boost tourism to the US

2014-11-28 07:36:43

Extended durations will enable Chinese travelers easier access to the United States, but could also result in a surge in wealthy nationals moving away for good.

Yearlong inspection aims to halt environmental violations

2014-11-28 07:23:03

China is to launch a yearlong comprehensive inspection aimed at checking for environmental protection violations, according to a circular released by the State Council.

Another of Putin's 3 tigers blamed for kills in NE China

2014-11-28 07:23:03

A rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin is keeping farmers in northeastern China on edge.

'Forgotten' laborers of war honored

2014-11-28 07:17:55

France paid tribute on Wednesday to an often-forgotten corps of 140,000 Chinese laborers, many of whom lost their lives while helping France in World War I by digging trenches and working in weapons factories.

China's local government debt in spotlight

2014-11-28 06:09:20

While the huge amount of local government debt in China has been making headlines for several years, some have questioned the legal guarantee for those debts to be paid off.

Women still outnumbered in top jobs

2014-11-28 05:27:04

Despite China having one of the highest rates of female employment in the world, only a small percentage of women work in senior positions, said a research report released in Shanghai on Thursday.

Hong Kong police arrest 116 at protest site

2014-11-26 16:56:41

Police arrested 116 people as Hong Kong authorities cleared street barricades from a protest camp in the Mong Kok district on Wednesday.