Tianjin chemical factory violated rent regulations: investigation

2015-10-13 15:33:36

Investigators in Tianjin Municipality have announced a warehouse which exploded on Monday night was in violation of rent regulations.

A Uygur photographer's fight against regional stereotypes

2015-10-13 15:01:38

When amateur boxer Kurbanjan Samat bought his first camera, he never expected to use photos to fight the stereotypes surrounding people from his native Xinjiang.

Tibet's largest hydropower station starts full operation

2015-10-13 14:34:47

Zam Hydropower Station, Tibet's largest, is now fully operational, according to one of the station's contractors.

China's poverty-relief achievements, challenges

2015-10-13 14:38:24

Saturday marks the 23rd International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, which is also China's second National Poverty Relief Day.

Beijing pollution fines surpass 100 mln yuan

2015-10-13 14:23:00

Beijing collected over 100 million yuan ($15.8 million) in fines from polluters in the first nine months of the year, almost double the sum in the same period of 2014, the city's environmental bureau said on Tuesday.

Tongchuan holds TCM festival to improve city's health

2015-10-13 11:06:24

The 3rd China Sun Simiao Chinese Medicine and Culture Festival, an event aimed at speeding up local economic and bio-environmental development, opened on Oct 13 in Tongchuan, Shaanxi province, in Northwest China.

Capital to provide extra services, including Wi-Fi, in public toilets

2015-10-13 09:06:13

Beijing will provide extra services in 14,000 public toilets by providing Wi-Fi connections, automatic teller machines and charging facilities for electric vehicles. If the move proves to be successful, it may be promoted nationwide.

VW told to update China on vehicle recall

2015-10-13 07:43:15

China's environmental and quality watchdogs have required Volkswagen to release timely updates on the recall of imported diesel vehicles in the wake of the emissions scandal.

Tougher controls urged for e-cigarettes

2015-10-13 07:43:12

Anti-tobacco campaigners and pressure groups are calling for tough regulations to cover the rising use of electronic cigarettes in public places in China. They said e-cigarettes pose a threat to public health and could derail the country's efforts to limit the use of tobacco and related products.

Smuggling ring busted by police

2015-10-13 07:31:48

A three-month police investigation has led to the seizure of a large haul of endangered wildlife parts and the disruption of an international smuggling ring, the Beijing Forest Police Bureau announced on Monday.

Air pollution still public's top concern

2015-10-13 07:38:09

Almost 78 percent of complaints the public made to the national environmental watchdog on its hotline in the first half of this year was about air pollution.

All-out effort underway to lift 70m out of poverty

2015-10-13 06:52:36

China will work hard to lift about 70 million people in rural areas out of poverty by the end of 2020, a senior official said on Monday.