Chinese population may face sharp drop from 2017

2015-09-29 10:10:56

Shanghai-based China Business News on Monday stated that the country's birth rate was on the decrease and that population figures may fall starting from 2017.

Plan in pipeline to save groundwater

2015-09-29 08:47:24

China is set to carry out a new plan to protect groundwater resources as the authorities try to cope with a mounting challenge of excessive use in most provincial areas, a government official said on Monday.

New rules set out for prosecutors

2015-09-29 08:45:23

Prosecutors who neglect their duties or conduct malpractice that results in miscarriage of justice or major case defects will face severe punishment, even beyond their time in office, amid a deepening judicial reform designed to ensure justice, the Supreme People's Procuratorate said on Monday.

Tianjin warehouse owner to compensate for losses caused by blasts

2015-09-28 09:15:31

Authorities in Tianjin said the wheels have been set in motion to secure compensation from the owner of a warehouse for those affected by two fatal blasts at the site on Aug 12.

Chinese coastal regions brace for typhoon Dujuan

2015-09-28 16:24:30

China's southeast is bracing for Typhoon Dujuan as authorities order the cancellation of flights and evacuation of residents.

Children take part in first writing ceremony in SW China

2015-09-28 15:49:59

A girl gets a red dot on her forehead (which is called opening the wisdom eye) during a first writing ceremony in Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province, Sept 28, 2015.

Watch your behavior overseas, Chinese tourists told

2015-09-28 07:49:58

Chinese tourists have been reminded by overseas embassies to behave well and respect local laws, regulations and customs as the National Day holiday approaches.

Cross-border food smugglers jailed in S China

2015-09-28 15:41:48

Twenty-eight smugglers of foodstuff into China from Vietnam were handed prison sentences ranging from a year to 12 years by a Chinese court near the border on Monday.

Mainland IELTS exam takers shocked as results not released

2015-09-28 14:56:29

The results of a number of mainland students who recently took the IELTS exam have been delayed or cancelled for unspecified reasons.

Chinese 'Iron Man' battles tumor for 17 years

2015-09-28 15:02:54

Braced by dozens of implants and nails in his body, a man from North China's Shanxi province has demonstrated strong faith in life in his seesaw battle with a tumor.

Xi'an Jiatong University celebrates 60 years of advancement

2015-09-28 13:04:46

Over the past 60 years, Xi'an Jiaotong University, a top Chinese comprehensive university, has made great achievement both for self development and the local economy.

Love and trade across the Silk Road

2015-09-28 12:10:57

Anita Jumekenova never thought she would marry a Chinese guy when she came to China to study Chinese in 2006. Yuan Chaohui never thought he would do business in Kazakhstan when he chose E-commerce as his major in 2001. But one day, they met in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, which is also the starting point of the Silk Road Economic Belt.