Education, graft top Chinese Internet topics

2014-11-26 16:32:17

A survey finds that 23.8 percent and 22.9 percent of Internet users talk about education and anti-graft issues respectively, much higher than those concerned about environment and real estate.

Superstition means fewer babies in Year of the Sheep

2014-11-26 09:44:44

Tens of thousands of mothers across China are keen to have a child in the auspicious Year of the Horse, rather than in the "unlucky" Year of the Sheep that will start on Feb 19, 2015.

26 killed in State-owned coal mine fire in NE China

2014-11-26 09:33:28

A coal mine fire killed 26 workers and injured 50 others in Liaoning province, the State-owned Liaoning Fuxin Coal Corporation says.

PLA opens bidding to lower costs

2014-11-26 05:08:46

The People's Liberation Army is inviting private enterprises to bid on its training-related contracts, an unprecedented move to optimize the military budget and boost participation of the private sector.

China mulls tougher tobacco controls

2014-11-25 09:38:02

China is mulling a ban on all forms of tobacco advertising, sponsorship and promotion of tobacco products, according to a draft regulation.

Driver's license reform aims at curbing graft

2014-11-25 09:21:27

The Ministry of Public Security is pushing forward a reform on the issuing of driver's licenses in a bid to curb corruption in vehicle management departments.

Building ban begins to bite

2014-11-25 07:43:33

A half-built office complex in East China's Anhui province has become a hot potato for a local government in the two years since a clean-governance campaign was launched.

New Asian wealth leads to 'strategic' charitable giving

2014-11-25 07:43:33

As Asia grows its wealth, more people want to give back to society but in a strategic way.

Growth in telemedicine expected with aging population

2014-11-25 06:02:55

It is expected that the telemedicine market in China will grow to exceed 10 billion yuan within the next three years, due to the country's large and increasing aging populations, according to a report released by the Beijing-based S&P Consulting.

Forbidden City more welcoming

2014-11-25 04:43:32

The 600-year-old Forbidden City is seeking innovative ways to cater to the younger generation and reshape its public image.

Country enhances security checks for govt websites

2014-11-25 04:43:32

China has strengthened security checks of government websites, hoping to clean up those that are not up to standard by the end of 2015, officials of the nation's top Internet watchdog said on Monday.

China seizes 31 trafficking suspects holding Myanmar women

2014-11-24 20:39:54

Chinese authorities in the northern region of Inner Mongolia arrested 31 people on suspicion of trafficking women including 11 from Myanmar.