Nursing homes, more Chinese old people's final choices

2015-10-08 13:26:56

Qian Liqun, former professor of the Department of Chinese Language and Literature of Peking University, chose to spend his remaining years with his wife in the nursing home after retirement.

Hit-and-run luxury car driver detained in Beijing

2015-10-08 10:33:21

Beijing police have detained a hit-and-run driver whose Lamborghini car knocked into eight vehicles and injured one person while speeding on a downtown street early Tuesday.

Robot monk with artificial intelligence makes debut

2015-10-08 10:20:47

A robot named "Xian'Er", is represented by its author Master Xianshu during the National Day Gala at Dragon Spring Temple in Beijing, Oct. 1, 2015.

Park officials say glass cracks don't affect walkway's safety

2015-10-08 07:47:17

Thrill-seeking tourists in Jiaozuo, Henan province, got more than they bargained for when cracks appeared in a glass-bottom walkway suspended 1,080 meters over a canyon, reports said.

China becomes smaller for tourists

2015-10-08 07:47:17

Huang Wankang and his family took a pleasant holiday trip on a new high-speed rail line linking two cities in Northeast China's Jilin province.

New high-speed train station to be built with sea view

2015-10-08 07:47:17

Work on building China's first high-speed train station with a sea view will begin early next year in Qingdao, in East China's Shandong province, according to officials.

Sanya learns how to be eco-friendly

2015-10-08 07:47:17

The clear water, soft sand and extensive coral beds around Sanya Bay's West Islet are a natural tourist attraction, buoyed by fishing, sailing and diving that capitalize on a richly diverse undersea world.

Smog dampens travelers' holiday spirit

2015-10-08 08:50:51

As millions of travelers headed home on Wednesday on the last day of the weeklong National Day holiday, many in northern China, including in Beijing and Tianjin, encountered thick smog that cut visibility, hampered traffic and soured their mood.

Fujian governor investigated

2015-10-08 00:12:30

Su Shulin, 53, governor of Fujian province, is being investigated for alleged "serious violation of discipline", according to the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

Number of young bachelors to soar after 2020

2015-09-30 14:18:17

The Chinese population has lost its gender balance, with the male population far outnumbering the female population. Experts predict that the number of Chinese bachelors will likely soar after 2020.

Talented returning Chinese look to startup companies

2015-09-30 08:26:53

Increasing numbers of talented Chinese who have studied or worked overseas are choosing to start a business in a less-developed inland province, driven by local governments' policy and funding efforts.

Prominent US school drops requirement for SAT, ACT tests

2015-09-30 08:26:53

George Washington University in the United States recently dropped its requirement for some standardized tests in recruitment, sparking discussion among educators about the admission criteria of universities around the world.