Health survey finds Chinese people have grown taller, stronger

2015-06-30 15:41:32

The average height and weight of adult men was 167.1 centimeters and 66.2 kilograms in 2012, and 155.8 centimeters and 57.3 kilograms for women, both improved over 2002.

State Council demands accelerated housing renovation

2015-06-30 14:59:10

The State Council issued a guideline on Tuesday demanding local authorities formulate a three-year plan to accelerate renovation of run-down areas and dilapidated rural houses.

Uygur family saves Han orphan

2015-06-30 10:48:56

The story of an ethnic Han girl and a Uygur family shows that love can transcend ethnicity.

Greater independence needed to increase effectiveness of Chinese think tanks

2015-06-30 10:09:19

China is experiencing a golden age for think tanks, but some experts say there is still much to be done in the field, said some experts at the 4th Global Think Tanks Summit in Beijing on June 27.

Shanghai calls off color run in wake of Taiwan dust blast

2015-06-30 15:49:24

Shanghai has called off the color run in the wake of a tragic dust explosion that killed one and injured more than 500 people at a party in Taiwan.

China gets 30% stake in AIIB as bank takes shape

2015-06-29 10:13:59

The country also got 26 percent of the votes in the Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, according to agreement signed Monday.

Wechat becomes major platform for Chinese people

2015-06-29 09:03:14

A new report is suggesting Tencent's social messaging service WeChat is rapidly becoming one of the main sources for people in China to share information.

China joins global elite in fast rail

2015-06-29 07:46:17

China has become a world leader in high-speed railway technology with its development of a cutting-edge permanent magnet synchronous traction system that will take bullet trains to an ultrafast 500 kilometers per hour.

Great Wall needs better protection

2015-06-28 20:42:05

The Great Wall of China is under assault from both man and nature, and preservation is proving to be no easy task.

China issues report on US human rights

2015-06-26 10:53:33

China's report states that the US made comments on the human rights situations in many countries while showing not a bit of regret for or intention to improve its own terrible human rights record.

No rest until sweeping victory against drugs, President Xi says

2015-06-26 07:04:06

Chinese President Xi Jinping called for more coordinated efforts to combat drugs, vowing that there would be "no rest until a sweeping victory".

Lawyer in student poison case hands in 7 petitions

2015-06-26 07:45:28

Lawyer for former university student Lin Senhao, convicted of killing roommate with poison, hands seven petitions to court as it begins reviewing death sentence.