Trafficking ring targeted mentally disabled women

2015-10-16 07:06:35

Police in Jiangxi province have cracked down on a major human trafficking ring accused of abducting mentally disabled women, illegally detaining them at a pig farm and trafficking them.

Early harvest seen for Belt and Road

2015-10-16 07:04:14

The Belt and Road Initiative, proposed two years ago, has begun to reap an early harvest, President Xi Jinping said on Thursday.

Anti-corruption among top buzzwords for Chinese in 2014

2015-10-16 00:23:30

"Fanfu", or anti-corruption, has been found to be the most popular word in discussions of domestic issues in 2014 for Chinese, said a language report.

Taiwan flight-transfer talks continue

2015-10-15 07:27:06

Authorities from the mainland and Taiwan have yet to reach a consensus on an agreement on allowing air passengers from the mainland to transfer in Taiwan, after a fourth meeting between senior leaders from both sides on Wednesday.

Gene editing removes major barrier to pig-to-human organ transplant

2015-10-15 07:39:11

Thanks to a powerful new gene-editing technique, scientists have overcome a major hurdle for humans to receive life-saving organ transplants from pigs.

Facilities on reefs mostly for 'civilian use'

2015-10-15 10:51:35

The frequent muscle flexing by some countries in the South China Sea is the biggest cause for the militarization of the region, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday in response to a joint statement made by US and Australian foreign and defense ministers.

Bribery trial of ex-vice minister begins

2015-10-15 07:42:30

The bribery trial of another high-ranking security official, a former aide to ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang, opened on Wednesday, the latest in a series of graft trials and sentencings ahead of a key Communist Party of China meeting this month.

Joint efforts 'crucial for key summit'

2015-10-15 07:11:03

State Councilor Yang Jiechi asked Japan to implement the four-point consensus on handling and improving Sino-Japanese relations.

China vows to increase support for refugees

2015-10-15 07:08:21

China has vowed to provide more assistance to refugees flooding into Europe from war-torn countries in the Middle East.

UNESCO decision 'beyond criticism'

2015-10-15 07:02:06

A former Japanese prime minister called on Tokyo to display a more humble attitude toward the UN cultural body's decision to incorporate Chinese documents on the Nanjing Massacre into the Memory of the World Register.

140b yuan agreed for rural Net upgrading

2015-10-15 06:56:30

China unveiled plans on Wednesday to upgrade its Internet infrastructure and the development of its logistics industry in rural areas.

Xi'an holds five-day exhibition on aviation industry

2015-10-15 14:13:23

A five-day event aimed at promoting the country's general aviation industry is underway in Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi province in Northwest China.