Courts wrestle with domestic violence

2015-11-20 07:10:58

Divorce cases arising from domestic violence are brought to Chinese courts frequently but difficulties remain in hearing them, judges said on Thursday.

Gay men hit hard by HIV/AIDS epidemic

2015-11-20 07:47:18

China has reported nearly 110,000 HIV/AIDS cases so far this year, a slight increase over last year, said the nation's top AIDS specialist.

Premier stresses protection of Chinese abroad after hostage killing

2015-11-19 14:23:22

China will strengthen protection of its citizens and organizations overseas, Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday, after the murder of a Chinese hostage by Islamic State (IS) in Syria.

China 'strongly condemns IS murder of citizen, says Xi

2015-11-19 09:51:19

Beijing "strongly condemns" the ruthless murder of a Chinese man held hostage by the Islamic State extremist group, says President Xi Jinping.

92-year-old Nanjing Massacre survivor has miraculous escape

2015-11-19 11:05:47

One of the 100 or so survivors of the Nanjing Massacre in 1937 has been saved after a life-threatening lung condition at a hospital.

Fees lifted for private school kids

2015-11-19 07:50:40

An executive meeting of the State Council decided on Wednesday that students in private school during the nine-year compulsory education period will be exempt from tuition and textbook fees starting with spring semester 2017.

Church puts faith in recruitment drive

2015-11-19 07:18:39

The number of Roman Catholics in China's larger cities is surging, but plans to train more priests are being derailed by a lack of applicants for seminaries.

Tibet plateau as clean as North Pole: report

2015-11-18 11:04:29

Tibetan plateau remains one of the world's cleanest regions despite pollutants discharged by surrounding regions, says a report.

Govt to launch cutting-edge projects, premier says

2015-11-18 07:43:08

The central government will launch a host of projects that involve cutting-edge technologies, Internet applications, high-end equipment and key industries, Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday.

China's richest man sues over false attribution on social media

2015-11-18 15:39:34

Wang Jianlin, chairman of Dalian Wanda Group, has lodged a lawsuit over false attribution under his name on social media, which was used to attack e-commerce businesses led by billionaire Jack Ma, a Beijing court confirmed on Wednesday.

Death toll hits 33 in east China landslide

2015-11-18 12:09:49

Death toll of a landslide in east China's Zhejiang Province has risen to 33, with 4 still missing as of 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Film director's drug comments land him in controversy

2015-11-17 14:53:02

Chinese film director Zhang Yimou is in more hot water after his comments on celebrities using drugs backfired, triggering a heated discussion online.