Beijingers enjoy blue skies for 15 days

2015-09-07 09:05:15

Beijingers breathed perfect air from August 20 to September 3 as half of the city's cars were barred from roads and industries in nearby provinces were temporarily shut down.

Mother says pain of daughter's death 'will never subside'

2015-09-07 07:46:54

The Rape of Nanking's author Iris Chang's mother memorized the author and said about the reasons contributed to the writer's death.

Student commutes to clog traffic

2015-09-07 07:39:09

With most schools in Beijing starting a new semester and large numbers of parents driving their children to school on Monday, traffic will be extremely heavy, transportation authorities said.

Netizens rip singer over baby photos

2015-09-07 07:32:52

A pop star apologized and deleted an online post showing her baby twins' crawling that she sent, trying to end a verbal assault by some netizens.

How Beijing's sky got blue

2015-09-07 07:02:25

The air quality in Beijing was "as good as some metropolises of developed countries", the capital's environmental watchdog said on Sunday.

Xi’an native catches his ‘Internet tidal wave’

2015-09-07 03:37:42

Xin Xiaochen, a 33-year-old native of Xi’an, Shaanxi province, founded his own high-tech company in 2010 after rejections from eight foreign companies, including IBM, for a job as a software engineer.

Incubating China’s classical music stars

2015-09-07 00:14:16

An upcoming international classical music competition in the southern coastal city of Zhuhai, Guangdong province, will make its debut on Sept. 13.

Families move into the modern era

2015-09-07 00:14:16

Zamzon used to spend his days herding yak on the grasslands of western China, and his nights sleeping in a tent made of yak hair.

UN chief to attend V-Day ceremonies

2015-08-31 11:33:09

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will attend the V-Day ceremonies in Beijing on Sept 3 during a five-day visit starting Wednesday.

Special amnesty to set many minors free

2015-09-01 07:15:35

Prison inmates who were sentenced when they were minors will make up a large number of prisoners to be granted freedom under a special amnesty, a judicial official with the Supreme People's Court said on Monday.

Juvenile offenders sent home to get help

2015-09-01 10:35:39

Juveniles from Jiangsu province who commit crimes in Shanghai can be brought to their hometown for redemption and supervision thanks to the country's first intra-provincial cooperation in juvenile prosecutions.

Online platforms forbidden from selling drones

2015-09-01 08:29:05

Major online shopping platforms have been told to stop selling drones due to the military parade being held in Beijing on Thursday.