Paleontology graduates are often one of a kind at Peking University

2015-09-30 08:26:53

Few students choose paleontology as a college major - so few that Peking University has been lucky to admit one per year. In two of the last seven years, there were no applicants at all.

Leniency allowed in assault on classmate by 16-year-old vocational student

2015-09-30 08:26:53

A prosecutor in Beijing's Dongcheng district decided not to charge a 16-year-old boy suspected of intentionally injuring a classmate on July 28 after he realized how serious his behavior was and showed remorse.

Handling of bullies varies at home, overseas

2015-09-30 08:26:53

Three students accused of abducting and torturing a fellow Chinese classmate in a brutal case of campus bullying in the United States have put a spotlight on the way students attempt to resolve disputes, both overseas and in China.

New Oriental not worried by competition

2015-09-30 08:26:53

Many operators of startup online education companies once claimed that they would overthrow New Oriental, the country's largest private online educational chain. Quite a few of them were former employees of New Oriental.

More young workers look to swap jobs

2015-09-30 08:26:53

A recent report shows that only 10.5 percent of white-collar workers entertain no thoughts of job-hopping, drop from 44.5 percent in autumn last year.

Doctors urge quick hypertension intervention

2015-09-30 09:06:21

China's top hypertension experts are urging more intensive management of high blood pressure in a nation where 330 million people, an estimated one in four, are affected by the serious and often chronic illness.

China to build 'sponge cities' to address urban waterlogging

2015-09-30 09:14:57

China will try to turn its cities into "sponges" to better absorb rain following several fatal bouts of urban inundation in recent years, the State Council said Tuesday.

Graduates increasingly delay search for work

2015-09-30 09:00:54

Shen Yu recently resigned from the kindergarten where she worked for two months, waving goodbye to her first job after graduating from university last year and knowing she would suffer setbacks looking for a job again.

Beijing tops China's hourly minimum wage

2015-09-30 08:46:31

Beijing set its minimum wage standard at 18.70 yuan (2.9 US dollars) per hour from September 28, the highest in the country, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) said on Tuesday.

China announces contribution to EU's 315 billion-euro investment plan

2015-09-28 20:12:22

China is the first non-EU country to announce its contribution to the plan, which has the potential to create 1 to 1.3 million jobs over coming years.

CPC to increase presence in NGOs, trade unions

2015-09-29 09:40:02

The Communist Party of China (CPC) plans to establish more branches in NGOs, trade unions and foundations and to increase its membership in these organizations.

163 billion cubic meters of shale gas found in Sichuan

2015-09-29 13:55:38

Shale gas reserves exceeding 163 billion cubic meters have been discovered in Southwest China’s Sichuan province.