People in China, Japan feeling more positive

2015-10-23 07:52:21

Hostility and pessimism between the Chinese and Japanese public is shrinking, while history and territorial issues continue to have a lingering negative impact, according to an annual survey released on Thursday.

Colorful rice paddies become art in hands of retired researcher

2015-10-23 07:52:21

A gigantic map of China created through the novel use of colorful rice paddies has been attracting visitors to a farm in rural Shanghai's Jinshan district over the past few weeks.

Low birth-rate to drag down industry

2015-10-23 07:52:21

Wang Yuan, a teacher in a township kindergarten in Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, is ideally placed to witness the fall in China's birth-rate.

Foundation funds fight against TB

2015-10-23 07:52:21

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is giving China a three-year grant totaling $17.6 million to help control tuberculosis, which kills 50,000 Chinese each year.

Lawsuits involving elderly and property surge in Shanghai

2015-10-23 07:52:21

The number of lawsuits involving elderly residents has surged in urban Shanghai, especially disputes concerning money, division of property and second marriages.

Hong Kong chief urges self-discipline

2015-10-23 08:13:23

Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, in light of the death of a mainland tourist, called for self discipline from the tourism industry to prevent tarnishing the city's reputation.

Authorities investigate mainland visitor's manslaughter in HK

2015-10-22 10:21:10

Hong Kong police bring a suspect back to the incident site for investigation in Hong Kong, south China, Oct 21, 2015. A Chinese mainland tourist died at a Hong Kong hospital on Tuesday morning after he was allegedly beaten unconscious by a gang of four men on Monday while mediating in a shopping dispute.

New rules separate CPC discipline from the law

2015-10-22 07:49:46

The Communist Party of China Central Committee has published new rules on clean governance and sanctions for those who violate the Party code of conduct.

Captured mice 'free from diseases'

2015-10-22 11:45:44

Public health departments in Beijing dismissed public fears of mouse-borne infections after at least 80 white mice were captured near Beijing Olympic Park on Tuesday.

HIV-infected parcels found in Beijing's delivery system

2015-10-22 08:04:02

Beijing's quarantine authority is warning against the mailing of unauthorized dangerous substances through the postal or parcel delivery service after HIV-antigens were found in two regular packages.

Migration adds to elderly-care woes

2015-10-22 10:47:35

For rural migrants, few can host their elderly parents in what are often small, rented rooms, and most public nursing homes in the countryside will only accept people without offspring.

Business studies losing appeal

2015-10-22 10:15:27

Fewer Chinese students who are going overseas to study are choosing to major in business, according to a report.